What's New

Pictello 3.0 is a major release with many new features:

- Word prediction - reduce typing and build early literacy skills with word prediction, available in 15 languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Italian, Turkish, Catalan, Czech, Finnish, Polish, Portuguese

- Speak as you type - hear what you are typing by letter, word, sentence or paragraph.

- Switch access - read stories with switches! Use one or two switches to play back your story and turn pages, or use the screen as a single switch with Auto Play.

- Repeated taps - help your happy tappers be more functional: ignore repeated taps during playback, or use them to pause and resume audio or video.

- New French voice, Manon.

- Full screen photo taking

- Improved photo picker

- Refined story creation wizard

- Designed for iOS 7 and later

- Announcements and news messages in your Options

- A few small enhancements

App Description

Everyone loves to tell fun, engaging, and imaginative stories. Go ahead and make a social story or visual schedule for a child with autism or a slide show of holiday pictures for your friends - Pictello makes it a breeze to create and share! Whether you use the included natural-sounding Text to Speech voices, or record your own voice, Pictello is the perfect tool for visual storytelling.

Each page in a Pictello story consists of a photo or video and some text, which can be read aloud by a Text to Speech voice or your own recorded audio.

Develop skills
- Support reading with word-by-word text highlighting
- Develop writing and spelling with built-in word prediction
- Build confidence with Speak as You Type
- Create stories to teach academic and social skills

Create and playback with ease
- Let students use the wizard to create stories
- Play stories page by page or as a slideshow
- Use Text to Speech voices to read the story
- Turn on switch access for story playback

Integrate multimedia
- Add your own photos
- Include short video clips
- Record your own voice or sound

Share your stories
- Share with other Pictello users through our free sharing server
- Use Dropbox to exchange stories
- Export to PDF or print to share with non-Pictello users

Speak your language
- Pick English, Spanish, German, French, Turkish or Dutch for the user interface
- Select from over 100 free voices in 29 languages
- Create interest with fun character and specialty voices

Customize to fit your needs
- Pick between Wizard or Expert creation modes
- Swipe or automatically turn pages
- Adjust speech rate and pronunciations

Read more at www.assistiveware.com/products/pictello

Additional Note:

Educational institutions can get a 50% discount if they purchase 20 or more licenses through Apple’s Volume Licensing Program for Education.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 24, 2011 Price increase: $14.99 -> $18.99
  • September 24, 2011 New version 1.3
  • November 18, 2011 New version 1.4
  • July 24, 2012 New version 1.5
  • October 13, 2012 New version 1.5.1
  • November 14, 2012 New version 1.6
  • December 18, 2012 Price decrease: $18.99 -> $12.99
  • January 02, 2013 Price increase: $12.99 -> $18.99
  • May 23, 2013 New version 1.7
  • September 10, 2013 New version 2.0
  • January 28, 2014 New version 2.1
  • September 15, 2014 New version 3.0
  • September 15, 2014 Price increase: $18.99 -> $19.99
  • October 02, 2014 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
  • November 03, 2014 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99

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