El Capitan Update Compatibility

El Capitan

Apple are now prompting Mac users to upgrade to El Capitan iOS. Not all of your assistive technology software will be compatible with El Capitan so it is important to check compatibility before making any changes to your operating system.

YOU SHOULD NOT UPGRADE to El Capitan until you have checked your software compatibility using the below information. Avantek Computer will not be able to offer technical support for any issues you encounter if you upgrade without checking the compatibility first.


Product  Yosemite Supported?  Works in Yosemite? El Capitan Supported?  Upgrade?
Abbyy FineReader Yes Yes Yes
Audio Notetaker v2.5 Yes Yes No Tick
Audio Notetaker v2.8 Yes Yes Yes
ClaroRead v4 No No No Tick
ClaroRead v4.5 No Yes No Tick
ClaroRead v5 Yes Yes Yes
Dragon Dictate v4 Yes Yes * **
Dragon Dictate v5 Yes Yes Yes
Global AutoCorrect v3 Yes Yes Yes
Inspiration v8 No No No Envelope
Inspiration v9 No Yes Yes Tick
Inspiration v9.2 Yes Yes Yes
Microsoft Office 2013/16 Yes Yes Yes
MindGenius v4 No Yes No Envelope
MindGenius v5 Yes Yes Yes  
MindGenius v6 Yes Yes Yes
Mind Manager v9 No No No Envelope
Mind Manager 2012 No Yes No Envelope
Mind Manager v14 Yes Yes * **
Mind Manager v15 Yes Yes * **
MindView v3 No No No Envelope
MindView v4 Yes Yes No Envelope
MindView v5 Yes Yes Yes
MindView v6 Yes Yes Yes
Olympus Sonority Yes Yes * **
Omnipage v17 No No No Envelope
Omnipage v18 Yes Yes *  *
Omnipage v19 Yes Yes Yes
Plustek OpticBook 3900 Drivers Yes Yes *  *
TextHelp Read&Write v4 Yes Yes No Envelope
TextHelp Read&Write v5 Yes Yes No Envelope
Textehlp Read&Write v6 Yes Yes Yes


*Currently being tested, we cannot confirm compatibility
**Updates due to be released

If you have any questions relating to compatibility or if you need any advice on updating to El Capitan, please send an email to support@avantek.co.uk or call us on 0330 300 3000.