A Comparison of Screen Readers

Technology is always changing and, just like anything else, screen readers need to keep pace. Do you know which screen reader is right for you? In this series of videos, we’ll compare and explore the functions of the three top screen readers on the market.

A comparison of screen readers – JAWS overview

Here, presenter Jason Fayre provides an overview of the functionalities of the JAWS (Job Access with Speech) screen reader, as well as pricing and licensing options.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – JAWS advantages

There are many advantages to the JAWS screen reader, including the abundance of resources and training materials available.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – JAWS disadvantages

Here, Jason goes over some of the drawbacks of the JAWS screen reader, especially the product’s high price.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – New in JAWS 16

In this video, Jason goes over some of the new features available in the latest version of the program, called JAWS 16.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – Windows-Eyes overview

Here, Jason gives an overview of the functionalities of the Window-Eyes screen reader as well as its pricing and licensing options.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – Windows-Eyes advantages

Here, Jason talks about some of the biggest advantages of using the Window-Eyes screen reader.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – Windows-Eyes and Microsoft Office

In this video, we learn how screen reader users can take advantage of Window-Eyes for free if they have specific versions of Microsoft Office.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – Windows-Eyes and websites

In this video, we explore how the Windows-Eyes screen reader works on the web.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – NVDA

Although it may not be as common as JAWS, NVDA is a free, open source screen reader that is becoming a contender on the market.

 

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A comparison of screen readers – Questions and answers

Here, Jason fields questions from the audience about screen readers.

 

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