WordQ Desktop for Windows / Mac

WordQ Desktop supports users of all ages by offering state-of-the-art word prediction, speech feedback, proofreading and more. WordQ can be used virtually anywhere you type on a computer, online or offline, helping users realize their full potential and gain confidence in their communication and self-expression.

Please note: WordQ Desktop is now only available as a 1-Year subscription.

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WordQ Desktop

WordQ Desktop has made reading, writing, and communication easier and more accessible for millions of people around the world.

What is WordQ Desktop?

WordQ Desktop is an easy-to-install and simple-to-use desktop software that has helped millions of people around the world read, write, and communicate with ease and independence.

Including state-of-the-art word prediction, text-to-speech capability for better comprehension and effective proofreading, talk-to-type speech recognition (for Windows only) and more.

WordQ Desktop is completely secure and doesn’t require an internet connection, except to download it.

Available with Standard or Professional vocabularies for both Mac and PC, WordQ Desktop works with you virtually anywhere that you type on your computer.


Floating Toolbar

WordQ Desktop’s Floating Toolbar is where you access all of WordQ’s features and settings.

It follows along with you as you navigate to different programs and applications, online and offline, allowing you to use as few or as many features as you need, anywhere you need them.

Word Prediction

Based on years of research, WordQ’s smart Word Prediction provides accurate word suggestions for you to choose from in as few as 1.3 keystrokes while offering synonyms and examples for commonly confused words.

Speech Feedback

Speech Feedback reads aloud what you write as you type, helping you catch mistakes and learn proper pronunciation.


Proofreading mode reads what you have written read back to you, making it easier to catch any mistakes and typos you missed.

Simple Speech Recognition

Built-in Speech Recognition (available for Windows only) offers an easy-to-use, easy-to-train, talk-to-text dictation option.

ThoughtQ Topic Research

This feature integrates lists that relate to your topic, making it easier to find connections and research new topics safely and easily, and prioritizes words related to your topic in Word Prediction.

PDF Access

Use PDF Access to fill out forms, complete assignments, and take tests in PDF format with the help of all of WordQ Desktop’s features.

Multiple Users and Language Profiles

Create multiple profiles for the users on your home computer, in any of the languages available in your version of WordQ Desktop.

Abbreviation Expansion

Create your own list of abbreviations that, when typed, will expand to the full phrase, saving you time and effort.

Customizable Topic Lists

Customize your topic lists in WordQ Desktop by uploading word sets that can be prioritized in your Word Prediction list.

Exam Mode

Exam mode can help you out with testing accommodations, providing an accessible area for students who need to use WordQ Desktop’s accessibility features during tests and exams.

WordQ Comparison

WordQ for Chrome

Standalone Word Processor

WordQ Desktop

Floating Toolbar


Standalone Word Processor

Minimum System Requirements

WordQ Desktop

CPU: 1 GHz Dual-Core
Memory: 2 GB
Disk: 2 GB free space
OS: Windows 7 and up / macOS 10.13 and up
Internet connection required for software activation


If you are interested in trialing WordQ Desktop for free for 30 days on your own Windows PC or Mac, you can apply for a trial on the developers website.

30-Day Free Trial

Quillsoft WordQ Desktop Free Trial

Other Trial Options

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Download Installer

WordQ Desktop & WordQ Desktop Pro Download Page

Video Tutorials

Learn how to use WordQ Desktop


Standard, Pro

Operating System

macOS, Windows

Minimum Requirements

CPU: 1 GHz Dual-Core
Memory: 2 GB
Disk: 2 GB free space
OS: Windows 7 and up / macOS 10.13 and up
Internet connection required for software activation

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