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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 28 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 register.

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Differences between Standard & Web Editions

Standard Edition

Web Edition

Price and availability

Paid, from Apple App Store, Apple Education Volume Purchase Store and Google Play Store

Free, 28 day trial only, from Special iApps website (requires registration)

Runs on

iOS 8.4.1 and later, Android 2.3 and later

iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, Chrome OS, 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 license for each device

Up to 5

Supported languages

27 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 28 day limit

Differences between Standard & Pro Editions

Standard Edition

Professional Edition

Price and availability

Paid, from Apple App Store, Apple Education Volume Purchase Store and Google Play Store

Paid, from Apple App Store and Apple Education Volume Purchase Store

Runs on

iOS 8.4.1 and later, Android 2.3 and later

iOS 8.4.1 and later (not available for Android)

Multiple devices

See above

As for standard edition

Supported languages

27 see all

As for standard edition

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 Browsers for Web Edition

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 Chrome OS (Chromebooks)

Chrome

On Linux (Desktop)

Chrome Firefox

Register for Your 28 Day Trial

It's easy to register, just complete our online form and within minutes you can be using the app.

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