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NVDA Portable

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Free Freeware
NV Access | (1 more)
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Jan 15, 2019
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NVDA Portable is a freeware screen reader app filed under text to speech software and made available by NV Access for Windows.

The review for NVDA Portable has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

Audio screen reader for visually impaired PC users:

NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is a free screen reader which enables blind and vision impaired people to use computers. It reads the text on the screen in a computerized voice. You can control what is read to you by moving the cursor to the relevant area of text with a mouse or the arrows on your keyboard.

NVDA can also convert the text into braille if the computer user owns a device called a %u201Cbraille display%u201D.

Features and highlights
  • Run entirely from a USB stick or other portable media
  • Built-in speech synthesizer for English and more than 43 other languages
  • Reporting of textual formatting where available, such as font name and size, style and spelling errors
  • Automatic announcement of text under the mouse and optional audible indication of the mouse position
  • Support for many refreshable braille displays
  • Easy to use talking installer
  • Support for common accessibility interfaces including Java Access Bridge
  • Support for Windows command prompt and console applications
  • Basic support for Microsoft Outlook Express / Windows Mail
  • Basic support for Microsoft Word and Excel Support for accessible Java applications
Compability and license

NVDA Portable is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from text to speech software without restrictions. NVDA Portable 2018.4.1 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

Compatibility with this screen reader software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from NV Access. This download is distributed as nvda_2018.4.1.exe.

Filed under:
  1. NVDA Portable Download
  2. Freeware Text to Speech Software
  3. Portable Software
  4. Major release: NVDA Portable 2018.4
NVDA Portable has been picked by our editors as OK software.
NVDA Portable has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested NVDA Portable 2018.4.1 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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