NVDA Screenreader

Product Type: 
Device modifier
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Approximate Cost: $0.00


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Product Description: 

NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is a free “screen reader” which allows blind and visually impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third-party applications.

Main 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.
  • Reporting of textual formattings where available such as font name and size, style and spelling errors.
  • Automatic announcement of text under the mouse.
  • Support for many refreshable braille displays, including input of Braille via braille displays that have a braille keyboard.
  • Easy to use talking installer.
  • Ability to run on Windows logon and other secure screens.
  • Announcing controls and text while interacting with gestures on touch screens.
  • Support for common accessibility interfaces such as Microsoft Active Accessibility, Java Access Bridge, IAccessible2 and UI Automation (UI Automation only supported in Windows 7 and later).
  • Support for Windows Command Prompt and console applications.
  • Built-in speech synthesizer supporting over 50 languages, plus support for many other third-party voices.
  • Translated into 54 languages.
  • Optional audible indication of the mouse position.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Operating Systems: all 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, and all Server Operating Systems starting from Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • For Windows 7, NVDA requires Service Pack 1 or higher.
  • For Windows Server 2008 R2, NVDA requires Service Pack 1 or higher.
  • Memory: 256 mb or more of RAM.
  • Processor speed: 1.0 ghz or above.
  • About 90 MB of storage space.

Options & Accessories: 

Accessories are available for purchase for this product(s). These include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic Training for NVDA eBook.
  • Microsoft Excel Training for NVDA eBook.
  • Basic Training for NVDA Downloadable Audio.
  • Microsoft Word Training for NVDA eBook.
  • NVDA Telephone Support.
  • Basic Training for NVDA Braille hard copy.
  • UnicornDVC.
  • Acapela TTS For NVDA.
  • Eloquence and Vocalizer Expressive Add-on for NVDA.

More Information: 

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