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ReadWrite Gold


ReadWrite Gold 11.5


Covered by NDSU

Acceptable Use:

Academic Learning, Academic Research

Use Requirements:

Student, Faculty and Staff Personal Computers

Type of License:



Windows and Mac

Obtain the Software



  1. Open a Web browser and go to the NDSU Software Downloads site
  2. Enter your NDSU email address and password
  3. Under "Microsoft Windows" or "Apple Mac," click Read & Write
  4. Follow the instructions to download and install the software on your personal computer
  5. When prompted to enter an activation code, do NOT enter anything and instead click Activate to complete the process 

ReadWrite Gold

Read & Write is an innovative literacy software that supports reading fluency and comprehension, writing, studying and research. The software is designed to help individuals of all ages, abilities and learning styles with tools including:

  • Text-to-speech
  • Phonetic spell checker
  • Concept mapper
  • Fact finder
  • Word prediction
  • Voice note
  • Vocabulary list builder

The customizable, easy-to-use toolbar seamlessly integrates with common applications including Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Adobe Reader, and Safari, Chrome and Internet Explorer web browsers

Who can use the software
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
How can the software be used
  • Academic (Teaching and Learning)
  • Academic Research
Where can the software be used

Obtain the Software

Type of License

Unlimited licenses available



Information on this page is subject to change without notice. If you have questions, please contact NDSU Software Licensing at 701-231-8685 (option 4) or

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