Crick Software blog

Ben Tookey

Clicker 8 Update

July 29th, 2020

A new version of Clicker 8 has recently been released with exciting improvements!

Clicker 8 Update

WHAT’S NEW IN RELEASE 4?

New features and improvements:

  • Accessibility: new High Contrast option to increase icon visibility.
  • Accessibility: new Pause button to temporarily halt switch scanning / eye gaze dwelling.
  • Speech: newer "Amy" replaces "Rosie" as the default British voice.
  • Speech: updated dictionary for improved pronunciation.
  • Predictor: all word suggestions now appear black by default.
  • Talk Sets: added the ability to change cell backgrounds.
  • Pictures: added support for ".jfif" files.
  • Enhancements: improved performance and usability.

HOW DO I UPDATE?

Download the latest installer and perform a new installation (standalone or network).

While uninstalling the old version first is generally considered best practice, we encountered no issues when skipping this step during our tests.

If you need any advice or support with Clicker, please don’t hesitate to call us at 1 866 332 7425, or complete this short form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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