Compatibility & prerequisites

Operating system: MAC OSX High Sierra, Catalina, Big Sur, Monterey


  • CPU: Intel, M1
  • Bluetooth 4

Compatible devices: C-Pen Connect


  • File repository
    • Scan and save quotes and excerpts.
    • Sign up for FREE Connect Cloud account and backup and share files between your devices and with friends.
File repository is compatible with ReaderPen and LingoPen text files. 
Connect with USB and upload/download text files.

  • Text Reader 
    • Scan and listen to text being read out aloud automatically.
    • Listen to text in your saved text files being read out aloud.
    • Listen to words, selected text or complete file. Set to automatically repeat reading.

  • Definitions
    • Connect Cloud PAID feature (free trial)
    • In-context definitions.

  • Translation
    • Connect Cloud PAID feature (free trial)
    • Word and full text translation.

  • Usage statistics & Word Lists
    • App keeps track on words read out aloud and definitions looked up. 
    • Create word lists from statistics.
Statistics can be imported from LingoPen and ReaderPen. 
Connect with USB and upload statistics and create and share Word Lists with students.

  • Word games
    • Practice with  word games based on Word Lists.


Connect Desktop for MAC OSX

Install, enable & use

Click on the downloaded installer file

Enable the features

  1. Open System Preferences/Security & Privacy - Privacy tab.
  2. Select Accessibility.
  3. Click to unlock the padlock.
  4. Enable Connect Desktop.
  5. Click to lock the padlock.

Brief introduction of the app