Support and Downloads for Communicator 5


Tobii Dynavox Communicator 5 is a comprehensive AAC software that provides a voice and independence to those in need of alternative communication solutions. It offers a wide array of communication pages and on-screen keyboards as well as easyto-use tools for e-mail, text messaging, telephony, environmental control and much more.

The software has language content designed to match all AAC needs from emerging communication to literate adults. The user may communicate via text or symbols, and generate either synthesized (computer voice) or digitized (recorded voice) speech for face-to-face communication. The content may be adopted for a specific individual through easy-to-use editing tools. There is a comprehensive editing mode that allows caregivers to create custom pages.

Communicator 5 can be used with Eye gaze, switches, touch or all widely used alternative pointing device. While being specifically designed for the Tobii Dynavox I-Series+, Tobii M8 and the Tobii Eye Mobile, Communicator 5 works on any Windows computer running Windows 7 or newer, such as the Microsoft Surface.

Computer 1.8 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor
Memory (RAM) 2.0 GB RAM
Hard Disk 3.0 GB available
Display 800 x 600 or higher resolution, 1020 x 786 is recommended
Operating system Communicator 5 runs on 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft operating systems.
– Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
– Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
– Windows 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
– Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Browser Mozilla Firefox 31 or newer is recommended
.NET version 4.5
Supported eye trackers PCEye Go, I-Series and I-Series+
Additional requirements and considerations Connection to Internet is necessary for License activation. Please Note that Communicator 5 is not supported on the Tobii Dynavox C-Series, MyTobii P-10 devices or with the first generation PCEye peripheral eyetracker.

Communicator 4 and Communicator 5 can be installed in parallel on the same computer. You can however only run one at a time.

You can install Communicator 5 on a speech-generating device or computer already running Communicator 4, as long as the system requirements are met.

Communicator 5.3 Standalone

This installer is for Communicator only. It does not include voices, symbols, or SonoSuite content. These files are for upgrading or re-installing your existing Communicator installation. For a first time installation, use the Suite Installer.

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Communicator 5 Suite

The Communicator Suite installer is for the complete language Suite and includes Communicator 5, Sono Suite, relevant Acapela voices, Symbol Stix® symbol library and the PCS symbol library for your chosen language. To download the Suite, visit

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Video Codecs / Filters

To play embedded videos you may need to install separate Windows codecs if they aren’t already installed on your computer. We suggest the open-source DirectShow filter LAV Filters.

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Acapela Voices

For language specific voices please install the Tobii Communicator Suite installer.  For additional voices please purchase them from the

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Symbol libraries

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The Symbolstix symbol library is available in the Sono Suite installer.  This can not be provided separately.  Additional symbol libraries of your choice can be added if images are in jpeg format. For instructions please see manual.

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