Release notes for the Texidium MacOS client

All Clients Version 2.0

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Version 2.0 of Texidium includes new features and improvements that enhance functionality and the user experience.

A new interface in Windows and online

  • The Windows and online readers have been redesigned from the ground up to improve the user experience.
  • The streamlined interface makes features and options easier to find.
  • Wider margins make it easier to access menus while reading.

A new look and feel across all platforms

  • Icons and colouring have been updated for a sleeker look to all of our apps.

Streamlined registration and acquisition

  • It’s easier than ever to create an account and get books with Texidium.
  • No more copying and pasting verification codes to register – just click the link emailed to you to get started.
  • Users who get books through an LMS (e.g. Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, D2L) can now do so with a single click and read them online without registering for Texidium.

More functional notes

  • Notes in our online reader now show up in the margins of your book as you read, so there’s no need to click on your highlights to see them.
  • Teachers can now use our online reader to embed links in shared notes. Point your students to supplementary information, online quizzes and other interactive content while they study.

Enhanced text-to-speech on iPhones and iPads

  • Our iOS app now leverages Apple’s built-in VoiceOver feature to make listening to your books easier and more effective than ever.

A better reading experience for Math students

  • Support for eTexts with mathematical content has been improved in all of our apps.

If you have any questions about this update, please contact

All Clients Version 1.7

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Version 1.7 of Texidium comprises major improvements to performance, stability and ease-of-use for accessibility users. Additionally, users can now create links to direct others to specific pages within books. For more detail, please read the highlights below.

Share Links to Pages

  • You can now generate direct links to pages within books and share them with other Texidium users.

Improved rendering of mathematics

  • Equations are now rendered quickly and consistently across platforms, including while printing. Books that contain MathML are now substantially quicker, not only upon opening but also in response to user interactions.
  • Highlights in books containing mathematics are now drawn correctly across clients.

Accessibility enhancements

  • The experience for screen reader users (e.g.: of JAWS and NVDA) was refined to increase ease-of-use by means of new screen-reader interfaces to highlight and note creation, better management of focus states and additional accessibility-specific explanatory content.

Various “under-the-hood” improvements and fixes

  • Mobile apps have been updated to incorporate the latest versions of Android and iOS.
  • Additions to our book ingestion process have been made to improve quality and oversight in new book deployments.
  • Numerous bug fixes and stability improvements have been made to all clients.

If you have any questions about this update, please contact