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NVDA (Nonvisual Desktop Access)


Product Category
Screen Readers

Product Description
An open-source Windows screen reader. Uses the eSpeak speech synthesizer and SAPI 4 and SAPI 5 synthesizers.

Distributed by
Michael Curran

Distributor Contact
developers@nvda-project.org web site: http://www.nvda-project.org

Task
  • Browsing the Internet
  • Reading Electronic Books and Other Material
  • Telecommunications
  • Word Processing
Manufacturer's Suggested Price
Free download available.

Documentation Format
  • Electronic
Documentation Language
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • English (American)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Slovak
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Swedish
Product Evaluation
Screen-Reading Alternatives: An Overview of Lower-cost Options

Compatible Operating Systems
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP Home
  • Windows XP Pro
Hardware Requirement
  • IBM Compatible PC
  • Intel Pentium @400 Mhz Equivalent or Higher
  • Keyboard
  • Sound Card
Available Hard Disk Space Required
50 MB

Memory Requirement
256 MB RAM

Installation Options
  • Speech Output
Output Devices
  • Braille
  • Speech
Languages
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • English (American)
  • English (Australian)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
Year First Available
April 2006

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