JAWS Screen Reader – Home Edition

$1,000.00

All software purchases are available in digital download format only – per the manufacturer.  We no longer ship a CD-Rom.

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JAWS – The World’s Most Popular Windows Screen Reader

JAWS, Job Access With Speech, is the world’s most popular screen reader, developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse. JAWS provides speech and Braille output for the most popular computer applications on your PC. You will be able to navigate the Internet, write a document, read an email and create presentations from your office, remote desktop, or from home.

What is a screen reader?

A screen reader is a software program that enables a blind or visually impaired user to read the text that is displayed on the computer screen with a speech synthesizer or braille display. JAWS, Job Access With Speech, is the world’s most popular screen reader, developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse. JAWS provides speech and braille output for the most popular computer applications on your PC..

  • Read documents. emails, websites and apps
  • Easily navigate with your mouse
  • Scan and read all of your documents, including PDF
  • Fill out webforms with ease
  • Easy to use with Daisy formatted basic training
  • Save time with Skim Reading and Text Analyzer
  • Surf the net with web browsing keystrokes

Features

  • Two multi-lingual synthesizers: Eloquence and Vocalizer Expressive
  • Includes drivers for all popular Braille displays
  • Convenient OCR feature for image files or inaccessible PDF documents
  • Picture Smart service to recognize images
  • Voice Assistant to issue infrequently used commands
  • Supports PEARL Camera for direct access to print documents or books
  • Built-in free DAISY Player and full set of DAISY-formatted basic training books
  • Works with Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and much more
  • Supports Windows® 11, Windows 10, Windows Server® 2019, and Windows Server 2016
  • Become more efficient with Skim Reading and Text Analyzer
  • Compatible with ZoomText, Fusion, and OpenBook Scanning and Reading Software

Advanced Features

  • JAWS Tandem Center is available for free to help with support and training
  • Optional support for Tandem Direct, Citrix, Terminal Services, and Remote Desktop
  • Powerful scripting language to customize the user experience on any application
  • Kiosk support available

Software for Home

Our powerful accessibility software solutions for home users are available in a subscription-style license, providing you great flexibility in managing your license via our software portal using an email address, like other commonly used subscription-based software products.

These licenses can be installed on up to three computers for personal, noncommercial use.

Your subscription includes technical support and all upgrades and updates released during the license term. These licenses are automatically renewed each year.

This subscription license is only available as a one-year automatically-renewed option through our online store for designated products below (payment via credit card only).

Existing customers with perpetual licenses who would like to upgrade or renew their SMAs can visit the SMA lookup page.

JAWS System Recommendations

To use JAWS for Windows, we recommend a personal computer running Microsoft® Windows® with the following:

  • Operating System: Windows® 11, Windows 10, Windows Server® 2019, and Windows Server 2016.
  • Processor Speed: Recommended: 2.0 GHz i5 dual core or higher processor.
  • Memory (RAM) Recommended: 8 GB or more.
  • Required hard disk space:
    • 2 GB with more space required for additional voices.
    • Recommended: SSD drive.
  • Video:
    • Video/Graphics card with support for DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver.
    • 1024×768 display resolution.
  • Sound: Windows-compatible sound card (for speech).

JAWS Documentation:

JAWS Scripting Resources:

Software Updates:

Downloads for the January 2022 Updates:

 

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Two multi-lingual synthesizers: Eloquence and Vocalizer Expressive
Talking installation Built-in free DAISY Player and full set of DAISY-formatted basic training books Works with Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and much more Supports Windows® 8.1 and Windows 10, including touch screens and gestures Support for MathML content presented in Internet Explorer that is rendered with MathJax Fast information look-up at your fingertips with Research It Convenient OCR feature provides access to the text of PDF documents, even those with scanned images that are reported as empty documents by screen readers
Save time with Skim Reading The only Windows screen reader to provide contracted Braille input from your Braille keyboard Fully compatible with MAGic, screen magnification software, and OpenBook, scanning and reading program JAWS Tandem is available for free to help with support and training Optional support for Citrix, Terminal Services, and Remote Desktop Powerful scripting language to customize the user experience on any application Includes drivers for all popular Braille displays Includes voices for over 30 different languages Distributed worldwide with local sales and support in most countries

About New England Low Vision and Blindness

New England Low Vision and Blindness uniquely brings hope through technology, training, and care. We are a full-service assistive technology rehabilitation training provider. We offer nearly 100% of all major electronic low visionblindness, and software products, multiple assistive technology showrooms and a team of Vision Technology Rehabilitation Trainers to help anyone who is visually impaired.

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