Releases Archive

NVDA 2021.3.1 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2021.3.1 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. Highlights This release introduces support for the new HID Braille specification. This specification aims to standardize support for Braille Displays without needing individual… Read More

NVDA 2021.3 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2021.3 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. Highlights This release introduces support for the new HID Braille specification. This specification aims to standardize support for Braille Displays without needing individual… Read More

NVDA 2021.2 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2021.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. Highlights NVDA 2021.2 introduces preliminary Windows 11 support. While Windows 11 is yet to be released, this release has been tested on preview… Read More

NVDA 2021.1 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2021.1 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. NVDA 2021.1 includes optional experimental support for UIA in Excel and Chromium browsers. There are fixes for several languages, and for accessing links… Read More

NVDA 2020.4 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2020.4 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. NVDA 2020.4 This release includes new Chinese Input methods, an update to Liblouis and the elements list (NVDA+f7) now works in focus mode.… Read More

NVDA 2020.3 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2020.3 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. NVDA 2020.3 includes several large improvements to stability and performance, particularly in Microsoft Office applications. There are new settings to toggle touchscreen support… Read More

NVDA 2020.2 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2020.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. Highlights of this release include support for a new braille display from Nattiq, better support for ESET antivirus GUI and Windows Terminal, performance… Read More

NVDA 2020.1 Released

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2020.1 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. Highlights of this release include support for several new braille displays from HumanWare and APH, plus many other important bug fixes such as… Read More

NVDA 2019.3 Released

This post has been updated for 2019.3.1, which includes updated translations. NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2019.3 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, is now available for download. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version. NVDA 2019.3 is a very significant release containing many under-the-hood changes including… Read More

NVDA 2019.2.1 Released

NV Access has just released an important update to NVDA 2019.2 which fixes several crashes. A reminder that NV Access always recommends closing all applications (including web browsers) before updating NVDA. NVDA 2019.2.1 contains the following changes: Addressed several crashes in Gmail seen in both Firefox and Chrome when interacting with particular popup menus such… Read More