Microsoft’s accessibility feature called Immersive Reader has been used across the suite of Microsoft apps for those in need. Now, Microsoft has announced its Immersive Reader being available for Outlook on the web and OneNote for Windows 10.
The Immersive Reader app is an accessibility feature, and it helps people read more effectively. It is bundled into a number of other Microsoft services, but gets a big boost with the latest additions.
The read aloud features reads text out loud with simultaneous highlighting that improves decoding, fluency and comprehension while sustaining the reader’s focus and attention. This is a huge feautre that users love from it.
It features a spacing feature that optimizes font spacing and improves reading fluency for users with visual crowding issued. Third, it shows the breaks between syllables to enhance word recognition and decoding.
Helps With Parts Of Speech
One thing that the Immersive Reader does is it supports writing instruction and grammar comprehension by identifying verbs, nouns, and adjectives. This helps those with reading comprehension and more.
Users can enable the Immersive Reader within a few clicks, and it has also been updated to support 14 new languages. These include Arabic, Czech, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, and much more.
Download the newest OneNote updates to try out Immersive Reader. It might not be for everyone, but for those who need it, it’s an amazing accessibility feature for them.