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JAWS (Job Access with Speech) for Windows (Professional)

Product Category
Screen Readers

Product Description
Screen reader that provides speech and braille output for the most popular computer applications. Works with Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and much more. Features two multilingual synthesizers: Eloquence and Vocalizer Expressive; talking installation; built-in free DAISY and Player and full set of DAISY-formatted basic training books. Supports Windows® 8.1 and Windows 10, including touch screens and gestures, and includes support fort MathML content presented in Internet Explorer that is rendered with MathJax and fast information look-up with Research It. Convenient OCR feature provides access to the text of PDF documents. Fully compatible with MAGic, screen magnification software, and OpenBook, scanning and reading program.

Freedom Scientific

Distributed by
Freedom Scientific

Distributor Contact

Distributor Telephone
(800) 444-4443

  • Browsing the Internet
  • Reading Electronic Books and Other Material
  • Reading Text Out Loud From a Computer Screen
  • Telecommunications
  • Word Processing
Suggested Price

30-day money-back satisfaction guarantee and limited 90-day warranty against manufacturing defects.

Maintenance/Technical Support
Includes a Windows Basic Training Tutorial with more than five hours of audiocassette instruction to help users understand how to navigate the Windows environment with JAWS.

Technical Support (E-mail)

Technical Support (Phone)
(727) 803-8600, Mon-Fri, 8:30 A.M.-7:00 P.M, EST

Documentation Format
  • Audio
  • Electronic
  • Print
Documentation Language
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French Canadian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
Compatible Operating Systems
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP Home
  • Windows XP Pro
Hardware Requirement
  • CD-ROM Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • IBM Compatible PC
  • Intel Pentium @400 Mhz Equivalent or Higher
  • Keyboard
  • Sound Card
Available Hard Disk Space Required
Less than 200 MB

Memory Requirement
512 MB

Installation Options
  • Speech Output
Output Devices
  • Braille
  • Speech
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French Canadian
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
  • Turkish
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