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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can I save an audio recording of my document being read aloud?

For Mac:

  1. Open your document in Kurzweil as normal.
  2. Under the File menu, click "Create Audio File."
  3. Select your desired reading voice, and the speed at which you want the document to be read.
  4. Uncheck the "Copy to iTunes" option, and click "Ok."
  5. Choose a filename and destination, and click "Save."
  6. Before logging out, be sure to save this file in your Home folder, thumb drive, or other secure location.

For PC:

  1. Open your document in Kurzweil.
  2. Under the File menu, click "Audio Files" and then "Create Audio File."
  3. A dialogue box will appear stating that Kurzweil needs access to the Internet. Select "Yes."
  4. Click "Ok" on the resulting dialogue box. Exit the "Create Audio File" window, and close Kurzweil.
  5. Launch Kurzweil once more, and repeat steps 1) and 2).
  6. Choose your desired reading voice, and the speed at which you want your document to be read.
  7. Uncheck "Add to iTunes" and "Add to Windows Media Player."
  8. Click "Ok."
  9. You will find your saved audio file in the "Kurzweil 3000 Output Audio" folder, located on the Desktop. Make sure to move it to your Home folder, thumb drive, or other secure location - if using a public lab machine, the file will be deleted immediately upon logging out!

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