Magic magnifier

Magic is a screen magnifier for Windows computers. It makes everything on-screen bigger, and can adapt the view to make things easier to see. It also has (optional) synthetic speech.

Magic works with Windows XP, and all later versions of Windows. It supports many popular applications including the Microsoft Office suite, and browsers like Internet Explorer and Firefox.

Magic has 46 levels of magnification, and on-demand speech capability.

Getting started with Magic

You can download a trial version of Magic from the Freedom Scientific website. You can use the trial version for 40 minutes, and then you’ll need to restart your computer before using the trial version again.

Freedom Scientific has a video introduction to Magic. There is also a Magic quick stard guide (PDF, 698Kb).

Training and tutorials for Magic

Freedom Scientific offers online training for Magic. Training covers a wide range of topics, presented in hour long lessons by members of the Freedom Scientific team.

You can learn how to use the web with Magic, using the Surf's Up area of the Freedom Scientific website.

Getting help with Magic

BCAB runs an email discussion forum. The BCAB forum is for discussion about all kinds of technology, so it’s a great place to get help from Magic users in the UK. It's free to join, just create an account.