Version 5 and Arabic now released

Arabic

We are delighted to announce version 5 of our product range, with the release of an Arabic language product, Penfriend AR. This supports users with literacy difficulties in Arabic language writing, as well as providing an Arabic user interface of menus, dialogues etc for use on local versions of Microsoft Windows. It has been developed with the kind support of MADA in Qatar. It will be available free of charge for use in the year 2014 from the beginning of April.

Price Reductions

Penfriend XL is being adapted accordingly for version 5. It will now include Arabic language lexicons along with English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portugese, Swedish, Latin and Scottish Gaelic. The standard price of Penfriend XL for installation on one computer is being reduced to £95, with comparable reductions for Penfriend XL Portable and other versions.

Who is Penfriend for?

Penfriend software benefits users who have dyslexia, visual impairment or physical disablilities, including Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Stroke, limb deformities and any condition which impairs the ability to write with a keyboard.

Penfriend helps users to write faster by predicting the next word they want to type, allowing faster writing for longer tasks, promoting better spelling and grammar and encouraging users to overcome low self esteem and become more confident writers.

Features include powerful word prediction, on-screen keyboard, screen reading, lexicon editing and the ability to learn new words as you type.

Penfriend Products


Penfriend XL

Penfriend XL



Penfriend XP

Penfriend XP

  • Word prediction.
  • On-screen keyboard.
  • Speech feedback.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL).
  • Learning of new words
  • Integrates with Clicker 5.2


Penfriend Portable

Penfriend Portable

  • Penfriend Portable comes on a USB memory stick.
  • No installation required.
  • Can be used on many computers.
  • Versions of all Penfriend products are available as "Portables".