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JAWS Screen Reading Software

  • $1,185.00

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.


  • 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


Advanced Features:

  • JAWS Tandem 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

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

Description Specification
JAWS Home Edition and JAWS Professional Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Server® 2012, and Windows Server 2008
Processor speed Minimum 1.5 GHz processor
Memory (RAM) 4 GB recommended (64-bit)
2 GB recommended (32-bit)
Required hard disk space 20 MB to 690 MB required per voice for installing Vocalizer Expressive, Vocalizer Direct, or RealSpeak Solo Direct voices (file sizes will vary depending on the voice installed)
Video A display adapter capable of at least 800 x 600 screen resolution with 16-bit color (1024 x 768 screen resolution with 32-bit color recommended)
Sound Windows compatible sound card (for speech)