MathPlayer Download and Installation
Download the MathPlayer 4 public beta for free!
Design Science MathPlayer™ 4 works with NonVisual Desktop Access
(NVDA) screen reader to speak and Braille math content in Microsoft Word and
PowerPoint, Internet Explorer and Firefox. For this to work, you also need
download the NVDA test build
that works with the MathPlayer 4
MathPlayer continues to support both visual rendering and math speech
in Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9 and 11 (requires
Enterprise Mode in IE11). MathPlayer does not work well in Internet Explorer 10 due to IE 10 bugs.
Download MathPlayer 4
public beta (5.4 MB)
Once the MathPlayer file has completely downloaded to your computer, run MathPlayerSetup.exe file. If your browser
offers to "Open this file once downloaded", click Open. Otherwise use Windows
Explorer to open the download folder, and then double-click MathPlayerSetup.exe.
If you use assistive technology, make sure you open the MathPlayer
Control Panel (see MathPlayer User
- Choose the type of speech most appropriate for your needs.
- Click on "Optimize for accessibility".
- Either leave the language as "document language" or choose the language
in which you wish to hear all of your math. You must have a speech engine
capable of speaking in the chosen language.
- Set the amount of speech you want to hear. If you are an expert, you
might prefer a "terse" reading but if you are learning math or don't use it
frequently, you might want to choose "full".
The MathPlayer Installation Check tests your
installation, reports the version currently installed on your computer, and
lets you know if you have the most up-to-date version.
Support and Feedback
If you think you have found a problem, bug, or deficiency in
MathPlayer, or have questions about it, visit the
MathPlayer Support area of our
website. It contains numerous Technical Support Notices as well as other
ways to report a bug or get help.