Welcome to the Guides and Help page for The Open Voice Factory!

We’re excited to help you get started with The Open Voice Factory and make the most out of this assistive technology. Whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, we have resources to support you on your journey.

When you are ready, you can access the complete manual here. It covers a wide range of topics and will serve as a valuable resource as you explore the full potential of The Open Voice Factory.

Getting Started

To kickstart your experience, we have a helpful three-minute video that provides a step-by-step guide on getting started with The Open Voice Factory. This video takes you through the process of downloading templates, making changes, and uploading them to create your very own online communication app. If you prefer an introduction on a Windows machine, we’ve recorded a dedicated video just for you. You can find it here.

Adding Pictures and New Utterances

In our second video, we delve into the process of adding pictures and names to a page in The Open Voice Factory. This video provides a comprehensive tutorial, guiding you through the steps to enhance your communication app with personalized visuals and utterances.

In this video we introduce you to page links and show you how to remove access to pages.

In this video we introduce an entirely new page from a template and populate it with images and utterances. We finish by showing you how to create links to it.

Introduction to special commands

In this video we show how we can use special commands to change alter the message window, and build up macros.

These videos are just the beginning of your journey with The Open Voice Factory. We understand that you may have more questions or need further assistance, which is why we have prepared a comprehensive manual to provide you with detailed guidance and answers to common queries.

We hope these resources empower you to make the most of The Open Voice Factory and enhance communication for individuals who benefit from assistive technologies.