Releases Archive

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

NVDA 2018.2.1 Available for Download

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released. Update: a minor 2018.2.1 release has since been made which just updates translations for some languages. Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch… Read More

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