versions of the software are available for free trial
This is a typical
Windows installer, except that if you're not running a
reader, the installer will provide its own speech output.
Simply download it and run it.
This is a generic
self-extracting binary package installer for Linux; it
does not use a
distribution's package format. After downloading it, set
the permissions by typing:
chmod 755 fb-2.2.0-linux-x86-installer.bin
Then run it by typing
You don't need
to run this installer or FreedomBox as root.
1.2 (for beginners, Windows only)
version of FreedomBox is currently not available for the
public to download. If you need the classic version of
FreedomBox which is based on voice commands and limited
keyboard output, please contact
FreedomBox technical support.
Finally, you can download the source code and modifications for some open-source software packages that we use in our products, most notably Mozilla.
is a self-installing package like the DECtalk version,
but this package is about 200 MB in size, so only users
of high-speed Internet connections should download it.
Your computer must have at least a 400 MHz processor and
192 MB of RAM to use this version of the software. We
recommend that you have 256 MB of RAM. The advantage of
this version is that the AT&T NaturalVoices synthesizer
sounds much more natural than DECtalk.
that since we need to keep the download relatively small,
the voice in this package has a lower sampling rate than
the voice in the CD-ROM version.