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Special Browsers

Internet users have many options for accessing the pages of the web. Modern browsers can read a page's content aloud or translate to Braille. Check out the resources below.

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JAWS has long been the standard in screen reading browsers. The most popular screen reader worldwide, JAWS® for Windows works with your PC to provide access to today’s software applications and the Internet.

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Available in two editions: outSPOKEN Solo 3.0 is a speech-only package; Ensemble 3.0 is intended for users with a Braille display, with or without a speech synthesizer. Both include the multilingual, MS-SAPI compatible Lernout and Hauspie speech synthesizer that speaks US and UK English, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch and Spanish.

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is scanning and reading software that makes printed or electronic text accessible to people who are blind or have limited vision. is a scanning, reading and writing solution for people with learning disabilities or reading difficulties. Available in Windows or Macintosh versions.

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Now supporting RTF, HTML, and DAISY 2.02 files which use human voice on MP3 files, is a text-to-speech software tool designed to support users who have difficulty reading. Available in both Windows and Macintosh versions.

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is a simple but powerful screenreader tailored for blind persons that may be new to using a computer, or need a simpler, less expensive alternative to more costly programs available. Works almost entirely by the standard keyboard navigation controls, the arrow keys. Currently available only for Macintosh; Windows version is under development.

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provides intelligent screen access for visually impaired computer users through speech and Braille. Windows only, but network independent, so it can be installed on a network and used from any machine on that network.

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Magnification, speech, Braille - or all three. The award-winning gives people with a visual impairment the freedom to access Windows in the way that suits them best.

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