NVDA – Non-visual Desktop Access

Screen-reader for Windows.

Category list:Language & Accessibility

Mac users: Enable VoiceOver spoken and Braille options in the Accessibility pane of System Preferences.
Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) allows blind and vision impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third party applications. It includes the following highlight features:

  • 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

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