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NVDA (NonVisual Dsktop Access) is a free screen reader, it allows blind and vision impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third party applications.
Here’s why NVDA is the secret formula you always wanted…

Affordable: 100% free to use globally, so you never have to worry about how you’re going to afford screen reading software again!

Simple: Quick, simple, no-fuss installation, so you can start using the screen reader faster!

Fast: Fast, light-weight and small footprint ensures superior stability, reliability and less crashes, so you’re more productive!

Intuitive: An easy, intuitive and comfortable experience to use, so you’ll have a stress-free, enjoyable time using your computer.

Functional: Just as powerful and functional as the paid screen reader alternatives, so you’ll never have to sacrifice on quality.

Portable: Portable on a USB stick, making your life so much easier! Great for easily using computers other than your own, on the go!

International: Available in multiple languages. Great if you speak a minority language where the options are limited or expensive.

Open Source: The open source community develops add-ons and also contributes directly to NVDA itself.  This makes NVDA a truly user-driven project.

Peace of Mind: Gives you peace of mind that you can always stay up-to-date with technology and never have to worry about affording costly updates.

Ethical: Feel good that you’re standing behind the most ethical screen reader available, developed by the blind for the blind.

Major highlights include:

Support for popular applications including web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, email clients, internet chat software, music players, and office programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Built-in speech synthesizer supporting over 50 languages, plus support for many other 3rd party voices.
Reporting of textual formatting where available such as font name and size, style and spelling errors.
Automatic announcement of text under the mouse and optional audible indication of the mouse position.
Support for many refreshable braille displays, including input of Braille via braille displays that have a braille keyboard.
Ability to run entirely from a USB flash drive or other portable media without the need for installation.
Easy to use talking installer.
Translated into more than 50 languages.
Support for modern Windows Operating Systems including both 32 and 64 bit variants.
Ability to run on Windows logon and other secure screens.
Announcing controls and text while interacting with gestures on touch screens.
Optional Telephone Support and comprehensive Training Material available at very low cost.
Enthusiastic and helpful user community.

Size: 25.81 MB