Other Tools for Version 22

Kurzweil 3000 Read the Web Extension for Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Chrome

November 2, 2023
Version 3.3.4

The Kurzweil 3000 Read The Web extension for Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Chrome allows you to have web content read aloud to you in your choice of 30 different text-to-speech voices. Login to your Kurzweil 3000 Read the Web extension using your Kurzweil 3000 account information.

Instructions to add Read the Web to Firefox

   Click on the following link.
   Firefox will ask if you want to allow kurzweiledu.com to install an add-on. Click 'Continue to Installation' and then click 'Add'.

Instructions to add Read the Web to Microsoft Edge

    Using Microsoft Edge, go to the Read the Web product page: Edge Add-ons page and click 'Get' and then 'Add Extension'

Instructions to add Read the Web to Chrome

    Using Chrome, go to the Read the Web product page in the Chrome Web Store and click on 'Add to Chrome'

Universal Library Upload Utility (Windows)

February 7, 2024
Version 22.11

The Universal Library Uploader utility is a Windows standalone tool that uploads files or folders into the Universal Library web storage. Once uploaded, these files become available via the Kurzweil 3000 Windows and Macintosh desktop web license editions, Kurzweil 3000 for Web Browsers website (Kurzweil3000.com).

Note: You can use the Kurzweil 3000 app for Macintosh to upload files in bulk; you do not need to use this utility for that.

For instructions on how to use the Windows-only Universal Library Upload Utility, or instructions on how to upload files in bulk using Kurzweil 3000 for Mac, see this writeup.

The version 22 of the Universal Library Upload Utility can be downloaded here: https://www.kurzweiledu.com/downloads/ULUploader_2211.exe

This update includes the following new features:

Update KES Utility

July 7, 2022
Version 22

UpdateKES is a converter that enables you to open Kurzweil 3000 Version 8 and earlier image-based .KES files that either can no longer open or that open but in which you cannot page through or navigate without error messages.


Kurzweil3000 Automater

July 7, 2022
Version 22

The K3Automater is a program that is typically used by institutions who offer a scanning service to their students. It is designed for mass conversion of files captured by a high-speed scanner into .KES format.


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