Releases Archive

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

NVDA 2019.2 Now Available

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2019.2 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 auto detection of Freedom Scientific braille displays, an experimental setting in the Advanced panel to stop browse mode… Read More

NVDA 2019.1.1 Update Available for Download

NV access wishes to announce the availability of NVDA 2019.1.1. This minor release addresses several bugs found in the original NVDA 2019.1 version. These fixes include: NVDA no longer causes Excel 2007 to crash or refuses to report if a cell has a formular. (#9431) Google Chrome no longer crashes when interacting with certain listboxes.… Read More

NVDA 2019.1 Now Available

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2019.1 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Highlights of this release include performance improvements when accessing both Microsoft word and Excel, stability and security improvements such as support for add-ons with version compatibility information, and many other bug fixes. Although… Read More

NVDA 2018.4.1 Now Available

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.4 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. 2018.4.1 Update (January 14 2018): This release fixes a crash at start up if NVDA’s user interface language is set to Aragonese. (#9089) Highlights of this release include performance improvements in recent Mozilla… Read More

Announcing the Release of NvDA 2018.3.2

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.3 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Updates: Minor release (2018.3.2) has been made available which works around a crash seen in Google Chrome when navigating tweets on www.twitter.com. Minor release (2018.3.1) has been made available which addresses a crash… Read More