NVDA Version: 2018.2.1

System Requirements

NVDA requires at least Windows 7 with Service pack 1 to run. If you are running Windows 7 without Service pack 1, or an older Operating System such as Windows Vista or Windows XP, the latest version of NVDA will not run. If you require to run NVDA on XP, Vista, or Windows 7 with out Service pack 1, please download the older NVDA 2017.3 release.
For the best security and compatibility with todays technologies, NV Access strongly recommends upgrading to Windows 10 where possible.

Before you Download NVDA

The NVDA screen reader can be downloaded free of charge by anyone. This allows some of the world’s poorest blind people access to computers, and a way out of poverty.

If you have the means, no matter how big or small, please consider making a donation before downloading NVDA. We rely on donations and grants to continue improving NVDA and to ensure it remains compatible with the world’s rapidly changing technology.

Your download will begin automatically after you make your donation. (If you do not wish to donate, choose the ‘skip donation this time’ option below the other donation amounts on this page).

Donation Options

If you wish to donate, you can make a secure payment by credit card or by PayPal account. Amounts are in Australian dollars (AUD). Australian donations over $2.00 are tax-deductible.

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EFT Bank Transfer

If you would prefer to donate to NV Access via a bank transfer, please use the following account details, using the reference/description of “donation”. If you require a tax-deductible receipt, please contact us and provide us with evidence of the transfer.

  • Bank: St. George Bank(Robina branch)
  • SWIFT code: SGBLAU2S
  • BSB and account no.: 114879 – 466910487
  • Routing number: 021 000 021
  • Account name: NV Access Limited
  • Bank telephone: +61 2 9553 5333
  • Bank address: 4-16 Montgomery Street, Kogarah, NSW 2217, Australia

Thank you

NV Access is a registered charity under Australian law, so the donation you generously make goes entirely towards supporting our organisation and enabling our life-changing projects.

We really appreciate your support, no matter what the size of your donation is.

The creation of our free screen reader, NVDA, has so far given tens of thousands of people around the world access to computers, providing them with independence and dramatically improving their quality of life.