Proloquo4Text™ is a text‑based communication app that gives a voice to literate children, teens and adults who cannot speak. It is designed to enable easy conversation and full participation in society. It achieves this through a customisable single screen layout with quick access to personal phrases, word and sentence prediction and other effort-saving features. Free voices in 18 languages are included to enable natural-sounding communication.

“Proloquo4Text is a very intuitive Text to Speech app that puts the user in control. Next generation word and sentence prediction immediately make this app stand out. Powerful communication tools can be used to compose messages in record time. Another excellent, full featured AAC app from AssistiveWare which will be backed up with their usual incredible technical support.” - Jane Farrall, Consulting Speech Pathologist

Proloquo4Text’s unique features make it the premier Augmentative and Alternative Communication solution for literate children, teenagers and adults, diagnosed with autism, cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, apraxia, MND, laryngectomy, stroke, or traumatic brain injury.

Communicate with ease
• Speak using single screen access to words, phrases and keyboard
• Create, save and organise commonly used phrases
• Switch between conversations easily
• Show what you typed with the fullscreen view and flip text features

Reduce effort
• Reduce typing with advanced, self-learning PolyPredix™ word prediction
• Type once and say it again with history and sentence prediction
• Decide when you speak with play, pause and speak as you type

Access easily
• Optimised for Switch Control and VoiceOver
• Enhance visual feedback with optional sentence or word highlighting
• Communicate without an Internet connection

Customise to your needs
• Individualise the screen layout to match your communication style
• Configure prediction, abbreviation expansion and privacy settings
• Adjust appearance (font, colour, text size) to your needs

Choose your voice
• Download free natural-sounding Acapela voices within Proloquo4Text
• Use a my-own-voice Text to Speech voice
• Add character and humour to your conversations with free specialty voices

Speak your language
• Pick from over 100 voices in 18 languages: Arabic, English (US, UK, Australia), Spanish (Spain and North America), French (France and Canada), German, Greek, Dutch (Netherlands and Belgium), Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Italian, Turkish, Catalan, Czech, Finnish, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil) and Russian
• Choose English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian as your user interface language
• Switch languages on the fly

Support for Apple Watch
• Use the Apple Watch folder on Proloquo4Text to create a list of commonly used phrases
• Scroll through phrases and tap to show them fullscreen or speak out loud
• Customise the contents shown on the Watch using Proloquo4Text on your iPhone

Share your world
• Send email, messages, tweets and Facebook posts from Proloquo4Text
• Write in Proloquo4Text and copy your text into another app
• Listen to text by pasting into Proloquo4Text

Take your voice anywhere
• Use Proloquo4Text on your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
• Have a smooth transition when switching devices, thanks to Proloquo4Text’s consistent navigation on iPhone and iPad
• Use multitasking functionality to run another app side-by-side on supported devices

AssistiveWare® is the developer of Proloquo2Go®, an award-winning symbol-based communication app that provides a voice to over 150,000 individuals around the world.


Additional note:

Educational institutions can get a 50% discount if they purchase 20 or more licenses through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program for Education.

What's New

Version 3.4

Version 3.4 introduces iPhone X compatibility and includes bug fixes. This version also includes the new features recently introduced in version 3.3:
• Optimisation for iOS 11
• Improved vision accessibility: adjust your preferred text size in Settings app and see your choice reflected in Proloquo4Text options and edit mode
• Optimised support for 10.5” iPad

Thanks for using our app!


AssistiveWare B.V.
542.2 MB
Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Spanish, Swedish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2013-2017 AssistiveWare
CHF 120.00


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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