Greetings ZoomText 11 and ZoomText Fusion 11 users!
The ZoomText development team has delivered a robust set of version 11.6 updates for ZoomText 11 Magnifier, Magnifier/Reader and Fusion. These free updates provide important enhancements in the ZoomText software, improving performance, stability and functionality of ZoomText’s features and tools. These updates include support for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (coming October 17th), improved performance and navigation in AppReader and Finder, improved support for Chrome, and more. You can learn about all of the changes in the 11.6 update in the ZoomText 11 release notes: https://www.zoomtext.com/help/releasenotes.
To get the ZoomText 11.6 updates (for Magnifier and Magnifier/Reader)
The latest version of MAGic can be downloaded using the links below. For new installations, download and save the executable file to your PC and install from there. Make sure to download the correct version (64-bit or 32-bit) for your computer, which we have detected is a 64-bit computer. Instructions to verify whether you have a 64-bit or 32-bit computer can be found at the bottom of this page.
Note: MAGic 14 incorporates speech and new file structure changes from JAWS 18 that were introduced for easier and faster localization in the future. MAGic 14 and JAWS 18 work very well together. If you need to run MAGic 14 with earlier versions of JAWS, please contact Freedom Scientific Technical Support.
Urgent notification about ZoomText and Window-Eyes software
Ai Squared has learned that the digital certificate in newer versions of ZoomText and Window-Eyes software products has been compromised and will be revoked on or around January 26th. Shortly after this date, users who have not updated these software products will begin to experience startup failures and error messages. Software updates to fix these problems will be released before January 26th. These updates will be available using the Check for Updates wizard where available or by download from the Ai Squared website. To determine if your product is affected and how to acquire the software updates, go to www.aisquared.com/CertificateFix. If you have questions or require assistance resolving this problem, contact the ZoomText support team at email@example.com or (802) 362-3612—select option 2 for Support”, and then 2 again for “ZoomText Support”.
Information for running a USB version of ZoomText
1. You will need to download and install the patch for the software on the computer i.e. ZT mag 10.1 INTERNATIONAL or ZT mag/read 10.1 INTERNATIONAL
2. Once the software on the machine has been updated and shows 10.11.7.4 in the About ZoomText dialog box then download and install the patch for the USB
3. There are separate instructions on how to update the USB, they are on the certificate fix page or are below:
Updating Your ZoomText 10.1 USB Drive
Use the following procedure to update your ZoomText 10.1 USB drive with the ZoomText 10.11.7 update:
1. Download the ZoomText USB update (from the table above).
2. Plug in your ZoomText USB thumb drive.
3. Double-click on the downloaded file to launch the update utility.
4. Follow the instructions to complete the update.
It is important that the software on the computer(s) are updated prior to updating the USB.