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.
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:
Compatible with Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013