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NVDA 2020.3beta3 Available for Testing

Beta3 of NVDA 2020.3 is now available for download and testing. For anyone who is interested in trying out what the next version of NVDA has to offer before it is officially released, we welcome you to download the beta and provide feedback. Changes since Beta2: Major performance improvements in Visual Studio Code. Changes since… Read More

In-Process 24th September 2020

Lots this week: NVDA 2020.3 Beta 2, the upcoming NVDACon, NV Access is hiring, we ask, “How has NVDA benefitted you?”, we present the GSOC report and listen to NVDA in the charts!

NVDA 2020.3beta2 Available for Testing

Beta2 of NVDA 2020.3 is now available for download and testing. For anyone who is interested in trying out what the next version of NVDA has to offer before it is officially released, we welcome you to download the beta and provide feedback. Changes from Beta1: Updated translations for many languages. Small corrections to the… Read More

NVDA 2020.3beta1 Available for Testing

Beta1 of NVDA 2020.3 is now available for download and testing. For anyone who is interested in trying out what the next version of NVDA has to offer before it is officially released, we welcome you to download the beta and provide feedback. NVDA 2020.3 includes several large improvements to stability and performance, particularly in… Read More

In-Process 7th September 2020

Well we made it to Spring down here in the southern hemisphere! And welcome to Autumn, or Fall, you those of you up North of the equator. For those who start seasons at the equinox rather than the 1st of the month, you’ve still got until the 22nd. NVDACon The NVDACon committee are currently busy… Read More

In-Process 20th August 2020

It’s the 20th of August, which is the 232nd day of the year. Based on how 2020 has gone so far, I calculate there are now only 3 aeons left until the end of the year! So, let’s get right on with some news which is more positive: Our first Ecuadorian Expert Last week we… Read More

Carlos, an ‘Ace’ of Technology in Ecuador

At 15 years old, Carlos Esteban Martínez Macías is one of our youngest NVDA Certified Experts. He is also our first NVDA Certified Expert from Ecuador, a South American country between Peru and Colombia. Carlos shared some of his experiences and plans for the future, and we’re excited to bring them to you, in his… Read More

In-Process 6th August 2020

Welcome to August! The big news this time is the release of NVDA 2020.2, so let’s get straight into it: NVDA 2020.2 Now available 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… Read More

NV Access seeking Software Engineer

NV Access are looking to appoint a full-time software developer to join our small team. Your work will focus on improving our NVDA screen reading software and related online infrastructure, including feature implementation and bug fixing.

NV Access is a global non-profit organisation, based in Australia, dedicated to the ideal that access to technology should not incur an extra cost for blind and vision impaired users. The purpose of NV Access is to lower the economic and social barriers associated with accessing Information Technology for people who are blind or vision impaired. NV Access develops the free, open source NVDA screen reading software for Microsoft Windows, enabling more than 100,000 blind and vision-impaired people across the globe to access computers.

To apply for this position, you must be classed as “An Australian Resident for tax purposes”, and be prepared to work full time from home with occasional face to face meetings.

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