Freedom Scientific Trial Software
We appreciate your interest in Freedom Scientific assistive technology software. Using the links on this page, you can install and run the latest demonstration versions of JAWS®, MAGic®, and OpenBook® software. These free demo releases are fully functional, but require a computer reboot after 40 minutes if you wish to continue using the product. OpenBook is fully functional for 30 days.
Take advantage of this free software to see how these applications can work for you. When you are ready, purchase a product license to upgrade to the released version. Also, feel free to experiment using different Vocalizer™ Direct or RealSpeak™ Solo Direct voices to customize the software to your liking. These voices are also free of charge.
You can also request a WYNN™ literacy software evaluation DVD or download a trial version.
Download Your Trial Version Today
Select a link for the trial software you want to run. See Install and Check for Updates if you need help installing or updating the software.
Note: If your corporate firewall prevents you from downloading files using FTP (File Transfer Protocol), use the HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) links instead.
JAWS supports and includes at no additional cost the Vocalizer Direct synthesizer from Nuance® Communications. It offers high quality and responsive speech in more than 50 voices and 20 languages. Select Vocalizer Direct Voices to listen to samples and download any of these voices.
- MAGic 32-bit English demo (122 MB)
- MAGic 64-bit English demo (128 MB)
- MAGic Large Print Keyboard driver
MAGic and OpenBook support and include at no additional cost the RealSpeak Solo Direct synthesizer from Nuance Communications. It consists of over 40 voices in more than 20 languages and is available for all licensed and demo versions. Select RealSpeak Solo Direct Voices to listen to samples or download any of these voices.
Request a WYNN demo DVD.
To download and install trial software, do the following:
- Select a demo software link from the previous lists.
- When the File Download dialog box opens, choose Save and select a location where you can easily find the downloaded executable file.
- Run the executable and follow the talking installer.
Always check for updates after installing JAWS, MAGic, and OpenBook trial software to make sure that you have the latest product release. You can also use this opportunity to download free training books, saved in the DAISY digital document format, to use with your trial software.
- Open the application's main window.
- Open the Help menu.
- Select Check for Updates. The update feature determines if you have the most current release. If you do not, select one or more items from the list and then select INSTALL to begin the update.
Note: Freedom Scientific software products have been tested to perform best with the latest Windows operating systems and software applications. As new versions of Freedom Scientific products are released, support for older software may not continue. Please contact Technical Support with specific questions regarding older software.