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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

NVDA 2016.1 Now Available

NV Access is pleased to announce the availability of NVDA 2016.1, the latest release of its award winning screen reading software. Highlights of this release include the ability to optionally lower the volume of other sounds; improvements to braille output and braille display support; several significant fixes to Microsoft Office support; and fixes to browse… Read More

Announcing NVDA 2015.4 Release

Version 2015.4 of the free NVDA screen Reader from NV Access is now available for download. Highlights of this release include performance improvements in Windows 10; inclusion in the Ease of Access Center in Windows 8 and later; enhancements for Microsoft Excel, including listing and renaming of sheets and access to locked cells in protected… Read More

NVDA 2015.3 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2015.3 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Highlights of this release include initial support for Windows 10; the ability to disable single letter navigation in browse mode (useful for some web apps); improvements in Internet Explorer; and fixes for garbled… Read More

NVDA 2015.2 Now Available

NV Access is happy to announce the availability of NVDA 2015.2, the latest release of its award winning screen reading software. Highlights of this release include the ability to read charts in Microsoft Excel and support for reading and interactive navigation of mathematical content. With this release, NV Access continues to ensure that blind and… Read More

NV Access Releases 2015.1 of Free NVDA Screen Reader

Version 2015.1 of the free NVDA screen Reader from NV Access is now available for download. Highlights of this release include browse mode for documents in Microsoft Word and Outlook; major enhancements to support for Skype for Desktop; and significant fixes for Microsoft Internet Explorer. This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands… Read More