Upgrading to Windows 10?

  • Microsoft are offering free upgrades to their new Windows 10.
  • Not all your software may be compatible with Windows 10.
  • You should NOT upgrade until you have checked compatibility by using the information below.
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  • Microlink are working with Microsoft and the suppliers of your software to establish compatibility.
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Compatibility Checker

Product Windows 8.1 Supported Works in Windows 8.1 Start Screen Menu Support Windows 10 Supported Windows 10 Info
Abbyy FineReader 11 No Yes N/A No
Abbyy FineReader 12 Yes Yes N/A Yes Info
Audio Notetaker 2 No No N/A No Info
Audio Notetaker 2.5 Yes Yes N/A No Info
Audio Notetaker 3 Yes Yes N/A No Info
Audio Notetaker 4 Yes Yes N/A Yes Info
ClaroRead v5 No No No No Info
ClaroRead v5.5 No No No No Info
ClaroRead v6 No Yes No No Info
Claro Read v6.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Info
Conise Oxford English Dictionary No Yes No
Dragon NatuallySpeaking V10 No No No No Paid upgrade required
Dragon NatuallySpeaking V11 No Yes No No Paid upgrade required
Dragon NatuallySpeaking V11.5 No Yes No No Paid upgrade required
Dragon NatuallySpeaking V12 No Yes No No Paid upgrade required
Dragon NatuallySpeaking V12.5 Yes Yes Yes No Paid upgrade required
Dragon NatuallySpeaking v13 Yes Yes Yes Yes Info
Global AutoCorrect V2 Yes Yes N/A No Info
Global AutoCorrect V3 Yes Yes Yes
Inspiration v8 No No No No Paid upgrade required
Inspiration v9 No Yes N/A Yes Info
Inspiration v9.2 Yes Yes N/A Yes
Jaws 12 No No No No Paid upgrade required
Jaws 13 No Yes No No Paid upgrade required
Jaws 14 Yes Yes Yes No Paid upgrade required
Jaws 15 Yes Yes Yes No Paid upgrade required
Jaws 16 Yes Yes Yes Yes Info
KAZ Typing Tutor v20 Unknown Yes N/A
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing v20 Yes Yes N/A
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing PE Yes Yes N/A
Mind Genius 3 No No N/A No Paid upgrade required
Mind Genius 4 No Yes N/A No Paid upgrade required
Mind Genius 5 Yes Yes N/A Yes
Mind Genius 6 Yes Yes N/A Yes
Mind Manager 9 No No N/A No Paid upgrade required
Mind Manager 2012 No Yes N/A No Paid upgrade required
Mindjet 11 Yes Yes N/A No
Mind Manager 14 Yes Yes N/A No
Mind Manager 15 Yes Yes N/A Info
MindView v3 No No N/A No Paid upgrade required
Mindview v4 Yes Yes N/A No Paid upgrade required
Mindview v5 Yes Yes N/A Yes Info
MindView v6 Yes Yes N/A Yes
Olympus Sonority Yes Yes N/A Info
Omnipage 17 No No N/A
Omnipage 18 Yes Yes N/A
Omnipage 19 Yes Yes N/A Yes Info
Plustek OpticBook 3600 Drivers Yes Yes N/A No
Plustek OpticBook 3800 Drivers Yes Yes N/A Yes Info
Read & Write v9 No No No No
Read & Write v10 Yes Yes No No Info
Read & Write v11 Yes Yes Yes No Info
Read & Write v11.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Info
SuperNova Access Suite v12 No No No No Paid upgrade required
SuperNova Access Suite v13 No Yes No No Paid upgrade required
SuperNova Access Suite v13.50 Yes Yes Yes No Paid upgrade required
SuperNova Access Suite v14 Yes Yes Yes No Paid upgrade required
SuperNova Access Suite v15 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ZoomText 9.1 No No No No
ZoomText 10 No No No No
ZoomText 10.1 Yes Yes Yes No Info

More Info

Abbyy FineReader 12

Get the latest version here.

AudioNotetaker 2, 2.5 and 3

There is a free upgrade to version 4 which supports Windows 10. You should get a notficiation when you run the program.
Alternatively, Download the latest version.

AudioNotetaker 4

You need to have version 4.0.5016 or newer. To make sure you have the latest version, run the program and click Help > Check for Updates...

ClaroRead v5, v5.5 and v6

Contact support@clarosoftware.com for a possible free upgrade.

ClaroRead v6.5

Make sure you have the latest version.
See here: Update ClaroRead

Dragon Naturally Speaking v13

Click here for more information.

Global AutoCorrect V2

There is a free upgrade to version 3.
Click here to download the update application.

Inspiration v9

Make sure you have the latest version.
Click here for information on how to get it.

JAWS 16

Update to the latest version.

Mindview v5

Get the latest version here.

Update to the latest version.

Mind Manager 15

Works but is not fully supported.

Olympus Sonority

​Make sure you have the latest version.
Open Sonority and at the top, click Help > Check for Software Updates.

Omnipage 19

​Make sure you have the latest version.
Open Omnipage and at the top, click Help > Nuance on the Web > Get Latest Updates.

Plustek OpticBook 3800 Drivers

​Download the latest drivers.

Read & Write 10

​​Update to version 10.06 or above, see here for limitations.

Read & Write 11

A paid upgrade to version 11.5 is required.

Read & Write 11.5

  1. To verify that you have the latest version of Read&Write, go to the About Tab on your Read&Write toolbar. This is located beside the Texthelp button.
  2. Click on the 'Click here to check for updates on the Internet' link. The Check for updates window will be displayed.
  3. Click on 'Check Now' Any available updates will be downloaded and installed.

ZoomText 10.1

Download the latest update.