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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss


Product Category
Screen Readers

Product Description
Free screen reader for Microsoft Windows Windows XP Service Pack 3 or later, including Windows 7 and 8. It is not open-source, but it is free for individuals and organizations. Thunder is distributed with the WebbIE set of programs, which provides a text web-browser, a podcatcher, an RSS news reader and other tools.

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Distributor Contact

Distributor Telephone

  • Browsing the Internet
  • Calculating
  • Listening to Music
  • Reading Electronic Books and Other Material
  • Reading Text Out Loud From a Computer Screen
  • Word Processing
  • Writing
Suggested Price


Maintenance/Technical Support

Technical Support (E-mail)

Technical Support (Phone)

Documentation Format
  • Audio
  • Braille
  • Electronic
Compatible Operating Systems
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP Home
  • Windows XP Pro
Hardware Requirement
  • Keyboard
  • Sound Card
Available Hard Disk Space Required

Memory Requirement

Output Devices
  • Speech
  • English (American)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Slovak

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