Assistive Product NVDA Open-Source-Screenreader

Product Type:

Screen reader

Areas of Application:

- Blindness
- Visually impaired


The NVDA screen reader converts the contents of the screen into speech or displays them on a Braille line. The blind and many visually impaired people cannot perceive the content of the visual user interface (GUI). Therefore, you need a bridge that converts the content of the GUI into a form that you can use - the screen reader does that. NVDA is an open source screen reader for Windows and is available free of charge. NVDA is portable - that is, the blind can put their screen reader on a USB stick or CD-ROM, so they can go to the Internet café and simply surf the web.

Features / Components:

- Supports popular programs such as Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, email clients, Internet chat software as well as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- The built-in speech synthesis supports more than 50 languages, voices from other providers are also supported.
- Output of text formatting such as size and font
- Automatic reading of Text under the mouse pointer and indication of the mouse position.
- Supports all common Braille output devices.
- Can be started from the USB stick without installation.
- Easy-to-use talking installation program.
- Supports Windows Logon screen and other screen contents for authentication.
- Support of touch screens.

Price (without guarantee):

The product is open source and available free of charge.

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NV Access
8 Davison Road
4520 Camp Mountain, Queensland
Australia Telephone: +61 7 31493306 Email: Homepage:


NV Access
8 Davison Road
4520 Camp Mountain, Queensland
Australia Telephone: +61 7 31493306 Email: Homepage:

Technical Data:

Operating system: All 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions from Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Processor: 1 GHz or higher
RAM: 256 MB or more
Memory: 90 MB



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Last Update: 11 Mar 2021