Digital and accessible maths with EquatIO

Digital and accessible maths with EquatIO

EquatIO is an online equation editor, which makes maths digital and accessible with its range of features. It lets you create mathematical and scientific equations, formulas, Desmos graphs, geometric shapes, and more on any digital device. With multiple input methods available, the software gives you more choice in how you engage with your learning. Helping to remove any barriers to learning which you may face when studying a course with a maths or science element.

Get to know the features 

The toolbar is packed full of features! So, to give you a quick introduction of how EquatIO could help you, we’ve put together a helpful ‘features at a glance’ below:

Equation editor: Create your maths and science expressions by typing right into the editor. Use the built-in prediction feature to insert pre-populated equations, symbols and formulas, without having to type them out yourself.

Graph Editor: Create and customise single or multiple graphs, plot ordered pairs or tables of points and more, with this tool powered by Desmos graphing calculator.

Handwriting recognition: Handwrite maths expressions using a touchscreen device or mouse pointer.

Speech input: Dictate equations and formulas aloud. EquatIO understands what you’re saying, turning your spoken input to written expressions.

Screenshot reader: Turn any maths across the web into accessible, editable maths with the EquatIO Screenshot Reader.

EquatIO mobile: Easily convert handwritten or textbook maths images into accessible documents with your phone camera.

Using EquatIO with Read&Write

EquatIO even integrates seamlessly with Texthelp’s Read&Write literacy software. This helps students to use key features including maths-to-speech and screen masking, to make maths even more accessible.

Explore the toolbar for yourself

If you’d like to find out more about the different features within EquatIO, take an interactive tour of the toolbar to discover all the ways it can help you.

Getting Started

If you are a student and would like to find out more about EquatIO contact our admin team on 0161 745 8353 or email us at

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0161 745 8353


0161 745 8353


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