NVDA is a free, fully functional, portable screen reader for Microsoft Windows that allows blind and vision-impaired persons across the world access to computers at no greater cost than their sighted peers.
- Portable screen-reader, free of charge
- NV Access Limited
- Country of Implementation
- Australia & Oceania
- First published
“NVDA is open source software, which means the code is accessible to anyone. This enables translators and developers around the world to continually contribute to its expansion and improvement.” Michael CURRAN
In contrast, NVDA is the only fully functional, multi-lingual, free download available to everyone. Thanks to NVDA, blind and vision-impaired people can participate in education, the workforce and aspects of daily living that were previously impossible or difficult to access such as reading, shopping, banking and social networking. Using NVDA, they can do so regardless of their financial situation, language or location.
Commercial screen readers are expensive, costing up to thousands of dollars. This is prohibitive for many people, particularly in developing countries.
Solution, Innovation and Impact
Portable screen reader for Microsoft Windows