Windows Narrator (Screen Reader)
The Windows Narrator (Screen Reader) component provides a text-to-speech utility for users who have low vision. Narrator reads text displayed on the user's screen, for example, the contents of the active window, menu options, and the text typed on the page.
Narrator is designed to work with Notepad, Wordpad, Control Panel programs, Internet Explorer, the Windows desktop, and Windows setup. Narrator may not read words aloud correctly in other programs.
The Accessibility tools that ship with Microsoft Windows XP are intended to provide a minimum level of functionality for users with special needs.
- New windows, menus, or shortcut menus can be read aloud when they are displayed.
- Typed characters can be read aloud.
- Mouse pointer can follow the active item on the screen.
- The speed, volume, or pitch of the voice can be changed.
For more information on this product, please refer to the manufacturer's website.