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NVDA is a free, open source screen reader for Microsoft Windows. It is developed by NV Access in collaboration with a global community of contributors. To learn more about NVDA, download a copy or make a donation, visit the main NV Access website.

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NVDA 2015.3 Released

NV Access would like to announce the release of NVDA 2015.3. To find out more or to download a copy, please see the official NV Access announcement.

Changes from rc1:

  • Fix the thousands separator when using German speech.
  • Windows 10 will no longer repeatedly warn that NVDA is incompatible. (#5253)
  • NVDA now functions on the sign-in screen as expected in Windows 10 build 10525. (#5303)
  • Fixed typo in English What's New.

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NVDA 2015.3rc1 Released

NVDA 2015.3rc1 has just been released. This is a release candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this will be identical to the final 2015.3 release.

Highlights of this release include initial support for Windows 10; the ability to disable single letter navigation in browse mode (useful for some web apps); improvements in Internet Explorer; and fixes for garbled text when typing in certain applications with braille enabled.

NVDA 2015.2 Released

NV Access would like to announce the release of NVDA 2015.2. To find out more or to download a copy, please see the official NV Access announcement.

There were no changes from rc2. Thanks to everyone who helped to make this release possible.

NVDA 2015.2rc2 Released

NVDA 2015.2rc2 has just been released. This is a release candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this will be identical to the final 2015.2 release.

NVDA 2015.2rc2 fixes support for mathematical content, which did not work at all in rc1.

NVDA 2015.2rc1 Released

NVDA 2015.2rc1 has just been released. This is a release candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this will be identical to the final 2015.2 release.

Highlights of this release include the ability to read charts in Microsoft Excel and support for reading and interactive navigation of mathematical content.