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Special Words Web

Using Special Words

If you are unsure whether our Special Words or Special Words Pro apps would be suitable for your child, try our FREE Special Words Web edition for up to 14 days!

The activities in the web edition look and work just like those in the standard and professional editions of Special Words on the App Store, and are similar to the standard edition on Google Play, but some content and facilities in these paid editions are not included.

To try the web edition, please read all of the information on this page, and then complete the registration form at the bottom.

Differences between the Editions

Scroll down to see comparison between Standard and Professional editions.

Standard Edition

Web Edition

Price and availability

Paid, from Apple App Store and Google Play Store

Free, 14 day trial only, from Special iApps website

Requires registration below

Runs on

iOS 7.1 and later, Android 2.3 and later

iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, Linux (versions as shown below)

Appearance

Differences to suit each platform, but same content and features on both

Looks like iPad version on tablets and computers, and iPhone version on phones

Need to be online?

Only when sharing content

Yes (preferably with fast connection)

Multiple devices

Dependent on App Store or Google Play licensing

In schools one licence for each device

Up to 5

Supported languages

26 see all

7 (more coming soon) see all

Number of cards included

96

20

Add your own cards?

Using camera, photo library and microphone

Not available

Settings you can change

Cards per page, shuffle, use of sounds, and much more

None

Share content?

Using email, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, cloud

Not possible

Adverts, cookies, popups or tracking?

None of these

No ads, but uses cookies to function, popups for help, tracking to enforce 14 day limit

Standard Edition

Professional Edition

Price and availability

Paid, from Apple App Store and Google Play Store

Paid, available soon from Apple App Store

Runs on

iOS 7.1 and later, Android 2.3 and later

iOS 7.1 and later, not available for Android

Multiple devices

See above

As for standard edition

Supported languages

26 see all

English: British, American & Australian (other languages coming soon)

Supports switch control

Yes, on iOS only

Yes more info

Offers dual control using external keyboard

No

Yes more info

Printing of cards

Not available

Directly or export as PDF

Assessment sheets to record progress

Not available

Print or export as PDF

Access to free library of curriculum-based resources

Not available

With registration more info

Supported Web Browsers

Many older browsers are missing features needed to run Special Words Web. Please ensure that you have updated to the latest available version of the browser you wish to use.

If running on a computer without a touch screen, you can use the mouse to simulate tapping and dragging.

These are the web browsers we currently support:

On iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

Safari

Requires iOS 8.4.1 or later.

On Android tablet and phone

Chrome

Requires Android 4.1.2 ("Jelly Bean") or later.

On Windows phone

Edge Internet Explorer

Requires Windows Phone 10.

On Apple Mac

Chrome Firefox Safari

Requires OS X 10.10 ("Yosemite") or later.

On Windows 10 (PC and tablet)

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer

On Windows 7 and 8 (PC)

Chrome Firefox Internet Explorer

On Linux (Desktop)

Chrome Firefox

Privacy and Cookies

The standard and professional editions of Special Words don't track what you do, or collect any personal information, and have no pop-ups, adverts, or in-app purchases.

We have applied the same principles to the web edition as far as possible, but please note the differences in the table above. In particular, it will not work if you have disabled cookies in your web browser.

When you register, we encourage you to join our mailing list, but you can opt out of this.

We will email you a link to use the web version shortly after you register. We will contact you again after your 14 day trial period expires, to ask for your feedback.

We will never share your email address or use it for other purposes. If you choose to join our mailing list, you can leave at any time by visiting our Mailing List page.

Register for Your 14 Day Trial

By submitting this form I agree to use Special Words Web subject to the terms and conditions above, including its use of cookies and tracking.

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