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Read Out

This function, which enables users to hear text read out loud by the computer, simultaneously enlarges the text, simply by placing the mouse over the desired area. Reading speed and volume can also be easily adjusted.
In addition, background and character colors can be altered to offer users customized computer screens for ease of viewing.
Also available are buttons, set in an enlarged display and labeled for easy operation.

Please note that Chugai offers the read out loud function exclusively at the following URL.
URL: http://www.chugai-pharm.co.jp/
URL: http://chugai-pharm.info/

How to Use

Requirements: Operating System, Browser and Hardware

The following operating systems and browsers support this program.

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 (SP4)(32-bit)
  • Windows XP Professional (SP1/SP2/SP3)
  • Windows XP Home Edition (SP1/SP2/SP3)
  • Windows Vista Home Basic (SP1/SP2)
  • Windows Vista Home Premium (SP1/SP2)
  • Windows Vista Ultimate (SP1/SP2)
  • Windows Vista Enterprise (SP1/SP2)
  • Windows Vista Business (SP1/SP2)
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Ultimate

Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Microsoft Windows XP (SP1/SP2/SP3)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0: Microsoft Windows XP (SP2/SP3), Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Vista (SP1/SP2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0: Microsoft Windows Vista (SP1/SP2), Microsoft Windows 7

Hardware Requirements (*1)

Windows PCs (Non-Vista/Windows 7)

Non-Vista/Windows 7 IBM AT compatible PCs with one of the browsers listed above when equipped with the following along with system requirements recommended for Windows 2000 or Windows XP (*2)

  • CPU: Intel® Pentium® III 500MHz Processor or higher
  • Random Access Memory: 128MB or higher
  • Hard-Disk: At least 500MB of available space.
  • Graphics: XGA (1024x768 with 65536 colors) or higher
  • Sound Card (*3): Windows compatible 16 bit or higher
  • Internet Connection: Broadband connection of 512 kbps or faster (ADSL, CATV)

Windows Vista PCs

IBM AT compatible PCs running Windows Vista with one of the above browsers when equipped with the following along with system requirements recommended for Windows Vista (*2)

  • CPU: 1GHz or higher Processor (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Random Access Memory: 512MB (Home Basic) or 1GB or higher
  • Hard-Disk: at least 500MB of available space.
  • Graphics: XGA (1024x768 with 65536 colors) or higher
  • Sound Card (*3): Windows compatible 16 bit or higher
  • Internet Connection: Broadband connection of 512kbps or faster (ADSL, CATV)

Windows 7 PCs

IBM AT compatible PCs running Windows 7 with one of the above browsers when equipped with the following along with system requirements recommended for Windows 7 (*2)

  • CPU: 1GHz or higher Processor (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Random Access Memory: 500MB or higher
  • Hard-Disk: at least 500MB of available space.
  • Graphics: XGA (1024x768 with 65536 colors) or higher
  • Sound Card (*3): Windows compatible 16 bit or higher
  • Internet Connection: Broadband connection of 512kbps or faster (ADSL, CATV)
(*1)
These are minimum requirements. Performance normally improves with higher specifications.
(*2)
Please contact the manufacturers if you need help determining whether your personal computer meets the above requirements.
(*3)
A separate sound card is required. An integrated modem sound card may not function properly.
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