Releases Archive

NVDA 2018.1.1 Released to handle OneCore Speech changes in Win10

NV Access is today releasing a small update to NVDA 2018.1 to handle changes to the OneCore Windows speech in Windows 10. For those running Windows Insider builds, you may have noticed recently that OneCore Windows speech voices started talking a little bit like a chipmunk. This is due to their sample rate changing in… Read More

NVDA 2018.1 Now Available for Download

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.1 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Highlights of this release include support for charts in Microsoft word and PowerPoint, support for new braille displays including Eurobraille and the Optelec protocol converter, improved support for Hims and Optelec braille displays,… Read More

NV Access announces availability of NVDA 2017.4

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2017.4 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Highlights of this release include many fixes and enhancements to web support including browse mode for web dialogs by default, better reporting of field group labels in browse mode, support for new Windows… Read More

NVDA 2017.3 Now Available for Download

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2017.3 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Highlights of this release include input of contracted braille, support for new Windows OneCore voices available on Windows 10, in-built support for Windows 10 OCR, and many significant improvements regarding Braille and the… Read More

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 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

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. Download NVDA 2016.2.1 to find out what’s new in this release, please read What’s new in NVDA… 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