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Boardmaker 7

Boardmaker 7

Boardmaker 7

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Create more, prep less

Create resources more efficiently with the world’s leading symbol-based special education solution. Support learning and communication in the classroom, therapy room or home with this trove of customisable material, including access to over 45,000 Picture Communication Symbols® (PCS). Boardmaker 7 is offered as a Standard or Subscription option.

Boardmaker 7 Help
We're aware of some issues preventing customers from properly using Boardmaker 7 and understand how frustrating this can be. To help get you up and running more smoothly, refer to our set of frequently asked questions and answers.

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Efficient

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Customisable

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Symbol-based

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Multi-platform

Key Benefits

Boardmaker 7 is the premier tool to help create, edit and share symbol-based materials.

Teacher showing Boardmaker 7 PCS symbol print material to students in a classroom.

Efficient

Save time with searchable, ready-made material and curricula for learners of all ages and ability levels. Enjoy an intuitive interface with the ability to easily edit interactive or print templates.


Customisable

Engage symbol users more easily with activities that can be customised for their needs. Select from a diverse choice of PCS - designed to represent all learners - in the world’s largest symbol library.

Special ed teacher showing Boardmaker 7 activity to a student on a Tobii Dynavox assistive technology device.

Special education teachers who are part of the Boardmaker Community

Shareable

Connect with over 500,000 members of the Boardmaker Community, including educators, parents and speech language therapists. Access over 90,000 free pre-made materials to share, use and store.


Compatible

Enjoy the flexibility to access Boardmaker on Windows, Mac and Chromebook laptop and desktop computers. Import and edit your favourite material from older versions of Boardmaker software.

Boardmaker 7 featured on Windows, Mac and Chromebook devices

What’s included?

Boardmaker 7 is a powerful set of tools that help make symbol resources more efficient and engaging. Depending on your purchase option, some or all of the following are included.

Boardmaker 7 Editor on a Chromebook
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Editor

Access and search over 45,000 PCS to create, edit, print and play materials intuitively, either from scratch or pre-made templates. Import, edit and reuse files from older versions of Boardmaker. Install the app to your computer for offline use when facing limited internet access. Included with all purchase options.


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Student Center

Enable learners to access personalised material and interactive activities on or offline. Use custom settings for eye gaze, switch, mouse and touch, automatically saved for a hassle-free login. Access on Tobii Dynavox devices, iPads, Android, Windows tablets and more. Included with all Subscriptions.

A girl using her Tobii Dynavox device to communicate in a classroom

Boardmaker 7 on an Apple desktop computer

myBoardmaker

Manage your account, assign activities and monitor learner progress, all online. Access additional content including curricula and the Boardmaker Community. Included with all Subscriptions.


Boardmaker Community

Search over 90,000 free, ready-made print and interactive activities, created and shared among 500,000 Boardmaker Community members worldwide. Included with all purchase options.

Boardmaker 7 Community used on MacBook

Special education teacher working on a curriculum

Curriculum

Discover curricula for learners of all ages. Editor offers 40 themed weeks of customizable, levelled Activities-to-Go. In addition, myBoardmaker includes teacher guides, thousands of activities and 300+ accessible books. Included with all Subscriptions.

Model

For
Windows

For
Mac OS

For
Chromebook

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For Windows

Mac OS icon

For Mac OS

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For Chromebook


System Requirements

(Editor)

OS

Windows 10 64–bit

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

OSX 10.13

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

Chrome OS 69*

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

*Requires x86 processor (ARM processor not supported)

System Requirements

(Editor)

OS

Windows 10
64–bit

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

OSX 10.13

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

Chrome OS 69*

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

*Requires x86 processor (ARM processor not supported)

OS

Windows 10 64–bit

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

OSX 10.13

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

Chrome OS 69*

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

8 GB

*Requires x86 processor (ARM processor not supported)


System Requirements

(Student Center)

OS

Windows 10
64–bit

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

OSX 10.13

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

Chrome OS 69*

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

*Requires x86 processor (ARM processor not supported)

OS

Windows 10 64–bit

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

OSX 10.13

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

Chrome OS 69*

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

8 GB

*Requires x86 processor (ARM processor not supported)

System Requirements

(Student Center)

OS

Windows 10 64–bit

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

OSX 10.13

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

Chrome OS 69*

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

*Requires x86 processor (ARM processor not supported)


System Requirements

(IOS Student Center)

OS

iOS 11.0

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

System Requirements

(iOS Student Center)

OS

iOS 11.0

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB

OS

iOS 11.0

Available storage

2 GB

RAM

4 GB


Compatibility

Browser

Firefox

38.0 (minimum)

Chrome

49.0 (minimum)

Edge

83.0.478.45 (minimum)

Internet Explorer

10.0 (minimum)
11.0 or later (recommended)

Safari

11.0 (minimum)

Browser

Firefox

Chrome

Edge

Internet Explorer

Safari

38.0 (minimum)

49.0 (minimum)

83.0.478.45 (minimum)

10.0 (minimum)
11.0 or later (recommended)

11.0 (minimum)

Compatibility

Browser

Firefox

38.0 (minimum)

Chrome

49.0 (minimum)

Edge

83.0.478.45 (minimum)

Internet
Explorer

10.0 (minimum)
11.0 or later (recommended)

Safari

11.0 (minimum)


Full specifications

Find full specifications in the Boardmaker 7 Compatibility Guide.