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MathPlayer Download and Installation

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Design Science MathPlayer™ enables Internet Explorer to display mathematical notation in web pages. It is based on MathML technology and requires Internet Explorer for Windows version 6.0 and later. We make MathPlayer available for free in order to foster the adoption of MathML in the Math, Science, and Education communities.

MathPlayer 3.0 offers support for Internet Explorer 9, MathML 3, enhanced speech (multiple languages and styles for improved comprehension among those with reading-related learning disabilities), and improved rendering. MathPlayer does not work well in Internet Explorer 10 due to IE 10 bugs. If you want to see math in web pages, we recommend sticking with IE9 and not upgrading to Windows 8 or IE 10.

    Download MathPlayer 3.0 (4 MB)

Installation Instructions

Once the MathPlayer file has completely download 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 Manual) and...

  1. Choose the type of speech most appropriate for your needs.
  2. Click on "Optimize for accessibility".
  3. 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.
  4. 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".

Checking Installation

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.

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