Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Version 13

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Web License Edition, Update 13.34

May 5, 2016

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Web License Edition, Update 13.34 is now available. You may either download the executable file (https://www.kurzweiledu.com/downloads/K3000patch13.34.exe), or use the Online>Update feature of the software. You will need to exit Kurzweil 3000 and have administrative privileges on the computer receiving the update. This update is cumulative; you do not need to install previous updates, but you do need Version 13.0 installed.

A MSI version of the update, which can be used to update Kurzweil 3000 at the enterprise level, is also available for download at https://www.kurzweiledu.com/downloads/K3000Patch13.34.msi

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.34.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.33

July 9, 2015

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.33 is now available. You may either download the executable file (https://www.kurzweiledu.com/downloads/K3000patch13.33.exe), or use the Online>Update feature of the software. You will need to exit Kurzweil 3000 and have administrative privileges on the computer receiving the update. This update is cumulative; you do not need to install previous updates, but you do need Version 13.0 installed.

A MSI version of the update, which can be used to update Kurzweil 3000 at the enterprise level, is also available for download at https://www.kurzweiledu.com/downloads/K3000Patch13.33.msi

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.33.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.32

April 9, 2015

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.32.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.31

September 4, 2014

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.31.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.30

May 1, 2014

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.30.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.29

March 6, 2014

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.29.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.28

February 6, 2014

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.28.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.27

January 9, 2014

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.27.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.26

December 5, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.26.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.25

November 7, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.25.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.24

October 3, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.24.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.23

September 12, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.23.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.22

August 1, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.22.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.21

July 2, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.21.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.20

June 6, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.20.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.19

May 2, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.19.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.18

April 4, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.18.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.17

March 7, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.17.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.16

Febuary 7, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.16.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.15

January 8, 2013

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.15.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.14

December 6, 2012

This version runs on both 32- and 64-bit Windows 8. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.14.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.13

November 1, 2012

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.13.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.12

October 4, 2012

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.12.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.11

September 6, 2012

The major changes in version 13.11 are a new Autoupdate feature, improved formatting and navigation of ePub documents, and faster program startup. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.11.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.10

August 2, 2012

The major change in version 13.10 is the new Image Reader feature in the system tray application. A user can grab anything visible on their screen and Kurzweil 3000 will OCR the text and read back the results. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.10.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.09

July 5, 2012

The major changes in version 13.09 are an improved installer, including use of the Task Bar for 64-bit machines, and the ability to read ePub documents. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.09.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.08

June 7, 2012

Major changes in version 13.08 include implentation of the Bookshare Mashery API and a single-step MSI installer. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.08.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.07

May 3, 2012

Major changes in version 13.07 include an upgrade to the latest Bookshare API and a fix to errors reading Wikipedia entries. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.07.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.06

April 5, 2012

Major changes in version 13.06 include ability to delete notes and bookshare download fixes. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.06.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.05

March 1, 2012

Major changes in version 13.05 include removal of Automatic Updates for restricted users and removal of license timeouts. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.05.

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.04

February 2, 2012

You will find minor changes in version 13.04. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.04.


MSI installers are tools used by System Administrators to deploy software packages across many machines at once (instead of having to run an installer on each machine individually). It can drastically cut down on installation times, especially if you have many client installations. You can use this link to download an MSI installer -
Download Update 13.04 for Kurzweil 3000 as an MSI Installer

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.03

January 5, 2012

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.03 is now available. You may either download the executable file (https://www.kurzweiledu.com/downloads/k3000patch13.03.exe), or use the Online>Update feature of the software. You will need to exit Kurzweil 3000 and have administrative privileges on the computer receiving the update. This update is cumulative; you do not need to install previous updates, but you do need Version 13.0 installed.

The major change you will find in version 13.03 is the Automatic Software Update upon Kurzweil 3000 installation and upon launching the program. In the Web License Edition, you will also find a new link to the firefly My Accounts user management page. For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.03

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.02

December 1, 2011

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows Update 13.02 is now available. You may either download the executable file (https://www.kurzweiledu.com/downloads/k3000patch13.02.exe), or use the Online>Update feature of the software. You will need to exit Kurzweil 3000 and have administrative privileges on the computer receiving the update. This update is cumulative; you do not need to install previous updates, but you do need Version 13.0 installed.


Enhancements for Version 13.02 include updated Google Translate and in the Web license Edition, the addition of Forgot Password process, and school selection and updates to user account management.

For detailed information, see the Release Notes for 13.02