WindowsEyes

Microsoft offering visually-impaired customers free screen reader software to help them use Office

Microsoft is making it easier for consumers to access its Office suite of products. The company has partnered with GW Microto assist those who are blind or have low vision receive GW Micro’s screen reading software.This offer is for those customers who have purchased and installed any version of Microsoft Office 2010 or 2013, including both “perpetual and subscription clients.”

Consumers don’t need to have a receipt of their purchase, but do need to have a licensed version of Office 2010 or later. There is no cost to download GW Micro’s Windows-Eyes screen reader, but it can only be installed on PCs with Windows XP or later or servers that support Windows 2003 or later.

Ai Squared, in collaboration with Microsoft, is excited to provide people who are blind, visually impaired, or print disabled with a completely functional* and free license Ai Squared’s Window-Eyes screen reader. Microsoft is offering customers who have a licensed** version of Office 2010 or later the ability to download Window-Eyes, a screen reader for Windows PCs, free of charge.

Key Features

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Supported Windows Servers: 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003

Available in multiple languages:

Arabic

Dutch (Belgium)

British English

Croatian

Czech

Dutch(Netherlands)

English

French

German

Hebrew

Italian

Japanese

Korean

Norwegian

Polish

Russian

Spanish

Compatible with Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013