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November Updates for ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018

Greetings ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 users!

We are pleased to announce the November updates for ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018.  The November updates deliver a new batch of enhancements for using ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 with popular applications, including Chrome, Microsoft Office 2016 and Office 365, and Skype

These free updates for users of ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 can be downloaded and installed over top of previous ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 installations. You can also use the auto update feature which will alert you to the update on the next restart of ZoomText or Fusion.

The full installers for ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 are available for download at ZoomText Legacy Product Downloads. To learn about the changes in ZoomText 2018 see the ZoomText and Fusion 2018 release notes. To learn about the changes in Fusion 2018 (consisting of ZoomText and JAWS), see the ZoomText and Fusion 2018 release notes and What’s New in JAWS 2018.

Introducing ZoomText and Fusion 2019!

Greetings ZoomText and Fusion users!

Freedom Scientific is proud to announce the “Paid for Upgrade” releases of ZoomText 2019 and Fusion 2019,  featuring a large collection of performance and feature enhancements to help you accomplish more with less effort. The new 2019 products also provide enhanced compatibility with the latest versions of Windows 10, Microsoft Office and many other applications.

Users of ZoomText and Fusion that have an active software maintenance agreement (SMA) can download and start using ZoomText and Fusion 2019 today. Users without an active SMA can purchase the 2019 upgrade (and an SMA for future upgrade savings) by contacting Freedom Scientific or your Freedom Scientific dealer.

Learn more about What’s New in ZoomText and Fusion 2019, including the New ZoomText Home Annual License for users in the United States.

August Updates for ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018

Greetings Fusion 2018 and ZoomText 2018 users!

We are pleased to announce the August updates for Fusion 2018 and ZoomText 2018.  For this release the spotlight is on the Fusion 2018 update, which introduces support for Citrix and Windows Remote Desktop Connection. Available as a Fusion license add-on, the new Remote Desktop Support allows users to access remote computers and applications with full magnification, screen reading and braille support. Rounding out the Fusion August update are tracking and highlighting improvements and general performance enhancements.

The August update for ZoomText 2018 delivers “under the hood” improvements to performance and stability, interop with JAWS, and remote desktop support when running ZoomText from a Fusion product installation.

These free updates can be downloaded and installed over top of previous Fusion 2018 and ZoomText 2018 installations. You can also use the auto update feature which will alert you to the update on the next restart of ZoomText or Fusion.

To purchase Fusion with Remote Desktop Support or the add-on for Remote Desktop Support, contact your local Freedom Scientific dealer.

The full installers for Fusion 2018 and ZoomText 2018 are available for download at https://www.zoomtext.com/downloads. To learn about the changes in ZoomText 2018 see the ZoomText and Fusion 2018 release notes. To learn about the changes in Fusion 2018 (consisting of ZoomText and JAWS), see the ZoomText and Fusion 2018 release notes and What’s New in JAWS 2018.

July Updates for ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018

Greetings ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 users!

We are pleased to announce the July Updates for ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018.

The July updates deliver a broad range of enhancements for using ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 with popular applications, including Microsoft Office (2013 and 2016), web browsers (Chrome, Firefox and IE11) and more. Stability, performance and ZoomText/Fusion features have also been enhanced for greater usability and productivity.

The full installers for ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 are available for download at https://www.zoomtext.com/downloads. To learn about the changes in ZoomText 2018 see the ZoomText 2018 release notes. To learn about the changes in Fusion 2018 (consisting of ZoomText and JAWS), see the ZoomText 2018 release notes and What’s New in JAWS 2018.

New ZoomText 11.8 and Fusion 11.8 Updates!

Greetings ZoomText 11 and Fusion 11 users,

We are pleased to announce the version 11.8 updates for ZoomText 11 and Fusion 11, providing important changes for Windows 10 Spring Creators Update and other important enhancements and fixes. These free updates will be posted on the download page starting 10 AM on Tuesday, May 1st. Customers can download and install over top of their previous ZoomText 11and Fusion 11 installation or use the auto update feature which will alert them to the update on their next restart of ZoomText or Fusion. You can learn about all of the changes in the 11.8 updates in the ZoomText 11 release notes: https://www.zoomtext.com/help/releasenotes.

The full installers for ZoomText 11.8 and Fusion 11.8 are available for download at https://www.zoomtext.com/help/product-updates-legacy.

ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard – Your Key To Productivity

We hope you’re enjoying your new ZoomText Product – we’d like to introduce you to a great productivity tool – the ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard.

Designed for anyone who struggles to see the lettering on their keyboard, the ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard makes typing faster and easier than ever before. Each key and button label is easy to see, even in low light, thanks to its 36-point text and choice of high-contrast color schemes: “Black on Yellow” or “White on Black”.

Image of ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard with yellow keys and black letters.The ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard also provides quick access to ZoomText features. The F1 through F12 keys perform double duty. When you press and hold a function key, its assigned ZoomText command is triggered. The commands allow you to instantly start ZoomText, change magnification levels, toggle screen enhancements, launch AppReader and DocReader, and more, all without having to memorize hotkeys.

You can even reassign each feature key to your choice of ZoomText commands, Internet and multimedia commands, or to open an application, document or web page.

Learn more about the ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard

Welcome to ZoomText News

Welcome to ZoomText News! We’ll be using this feature to alert you to important information from Freedom Scientific. Whether it be product updates, bug fixes or new features – ZoomText News will keep you informed. You can also read past news articles and watch videos.

ZoomText News is here to keep you up to date!

ZoomText Help Resources

Support for ZoomText is always free.

You can access our online ZoomText Help Landing Page here.

Other helpful links:
Product Updates – make sure you’re running the latest version of ZoomText
ZoomText Product Registration
Information about ZoomText Training

ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard – Your Key To Productivity

We hope you’re enjoying your new ZoomText Product – we’d like to introduce you to a great productivity tool – the ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard.

Designed for anyone who struggles to see the lettering on their keyboard, the ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard makes typing faster and easier than ever before. Each key and button label is easy to see, even in low light, thanks to its 36-point text and choice of high-contrast color schemes: “Black on Yellow” or “White on Black”.

Image of ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard with yellow keys and black letters.The ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard also provides quick access to ZoomText features. The F1 through F12 keys perform double duty. When you press and hold a function key, its assigned ZoomText command is triggered. The commands allow you to instantly start ZoomText, change magnification levels, toggle screen enhancements, launch AppReader and DocReader, and more, all without having to memorize hotkeys.

You can even reassign each feature key to your choice of ZoomText commands, Internet and multimedia commands, or to open an application, document or web page.

Learn more about the ZoomText Large-Print Keyboard

Welcome to ZoomText News

Welcome to ZoomText News! We’ll be using this feature to alert you to important information from Freedom Scientific. Whether it be product updates, bug fixes or new features – ZoomText News will keep you informed. You can also read past news articles and watch videos.

ZoomText News is here to keep you up to date!