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Announcing NVDA 2017.2 Release

Version 2017.2 of the free NVDA screen Reader from NV Access is now available for download. Highlights of this release include full support for audio ducking in the Windows 10 Creators Update; fixes for several selection issues in browse mode, including problems with select all; significant improvements in Microsoft Edge support; and improvements on the… Read More

NVDA Certified Expert Accreditation Now Available

NV Access is very pleased to offer NVDA Certified Expert accreditation. The certification tests your knowledge of all aspects of the free NVDA screen reader. The exam is online and available now at https://certification.nvaccess.org/. Free for anyone to sit, the test is time limited and takes less than an hour. Once you pass the exam,… Read More

NVDA 2017.1 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2017.1 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Highlights of this release include reporting of sections and text columns in Microsoft Word; Support for reading, navigating and annotating books in Kindle for PC; and improved support for Microsoft Edge. This award-winning… Read More

NVDA 2016.4 Now Available

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2016.4 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Highlights of this release include improved support for Microsoft Edge; browse mode in the Windows 10 Mail app; and significant improvements to NVDA’s dialogs. NVDA is used by 10s of thousands of blind… Read More

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Announcing NVDA 2016.3 Release

Version 2016.3 of the free NVDA screen Reader from NV Access is now available for download. Highlights of this release include the ability to disable individual add-ons; support for form fields in Microsoft Excel; significant improvements to reporting of colors; fixes and improvements related to several braille displays; and fixes and improvements to support for… Read More

NVDA 2016.2.1 Update now available

NVDA 2016.2.1 is now available. This update to 2016.2 fixes some significant crashes experienced with Microsoft Word. However, as a part of these fixes, support for reporting grammar errors in Microsoft Word (added in 2016.2) has been removed. To download NVDA, please visit our Download page. to find out what’s new in this release, please… Read More

NVDA 2016.2 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2016.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Highlights of this release include the ability to indicate spelling errors while typing; support for reporting grammar errors in Microsoft Word; and improvements and fixes to Microsoft Office support. NVDA is used by… Read More

Basic Training for NVDA eBook Now Available for Purchase

NV Access is very pleased to announce the release of “Basic Training for NVDA”, the first module in the official set of training materials for learning to use the free NVDA screen reader. This eBook is suitable for the new and existing user wishing to improve proficiency. No existing knowledge is assumed.  For those starting… Read More