What's New

Bugs seriously creep us out. That is why we addressed several user-reported bugs in this version.

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 literacy skills
- Support reading with word-by-word text highlighting
- Develop writing and spelling with built-in word prediction and Speak as You Type
- Create stories to teach academic and social skills
- Import free early literacy and adapted academic books from Tar Heel Reader

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, Italian or Dutch for the user interface
- Select from over 110 free Text to Speech voices in 29 languages
- Use genuine American, British, Australian, American-Spanish, Swedish, French, Italian, German, Norwegian and Swedish children's voices
- 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
  • September 09, 2015 New version 3.0.1
  • February 02, 2016 New version 3.1
  • June 21, 2016 New version 3.2
  • April 04, 2019 New version 3.6
  • April 04, 2019 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
  • June 14, 2019 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • June 14, 2019 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • June 16, 2019 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • October 14, 2019 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
  • October 21, 2019 Price increase: $9.99 -> $18.99
  • January 13, 2020 New version 3.7
  • July 14, 2020 New version 3.7.1
  • October 22, 2020 New version 3.7.2

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