Archive: Jun 2012

  1. High-Quality Voices Available for NVDA

    NV Access is very happy to announce the availability of the Nuance Vocalizer range of voices for NVDA. These voices, which have proven to be popular on iPhones and the Mac, can now all be purchased for one affordable price for use with NVDA. Whether you use NVDA installed on one computer, or carry it around with you for access at anytime on a USB flash drive, these performant and high-quality voices will be there when you need them.

    Purchasing Vocalizer today for 75 EUR gives you access to over 50 different voices covering more than 30 major languages.

    Vocalizer can be purchased from Tiflotecnia Lda and other local distributors. For each purchase NV Access will receive at least 10 EUR to help support the NVDA project.

    For more information about Vocalizer with NVDA, trial downloads and a list of
    distributors, please visit the official Vocalizer NVDA website.

    To use Vocalizer, NVDA 2012.2 or higher is required. Please visit our Download page to get the latest version of NVDA if you have not done so already.

  2. NVDA 2012.2 Released

    NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2012.2 of NVDA, the free, open source screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available. Highlights of this release include an in-built installer and portable creation feature, automatic updates, easy management of new NVDA add-ons, announcement of graphics in Microsoft Word, support for Windows 8 Metro style apps, and several important bug fixes. You can find out more or download a copy from our downloads page.

  3. Podcast episode 3

    In the third episode of the NV Access Podcast, we talk a little about the NVDA 2012.2 release, introduce the ?NVDA Add-ons page, give a quick update about usage statistics, discuss what’s coming up in future NVDA releases and demonstrate NVDA’s early touch screen support!