Free or Low Cost Screen Readers
ClaroRead: http://www.claroread.com/products/claropdf.php On Sale for $.99 (2/18/14)
WordTalk: http://www.wordtalk.org.uk/Home/ PC - The program is located in the Add-in tab of a Word document. Text to MP3 and WAV capabilities
PC - Download to a USB for use on any personal computer.
Supports blind and visually impaired computer users. Thunder is a free downloadable screen reader with speech synthesizer for Microsoft Windows operating systems (Vista & Windows 7). It may be run from a USB (jump drive) or other portable media without the need for installation.
Nonvisual Desktop Access: www.nvda-project.org
Supports blind and visually impaired computer users. NVDA is a free downloadable screen reader with speech synthesizer for Microsoft Windows operating systems. It may be run from a USB (jump drive) or other portable media without the need for installation.
Microsoft Vista & Windows 7 (Narrator): http://www.microsoft.com/enable/ Narrator for Windows 7: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/Windows7/Hear-text-read-aloud-with-Narrator
Mac – VoiceOver: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/voiceover/
A built-in screen reader. Press Command-F5 Located in System Preferences>Universal Access>VoiceOver (turn on).
Keene State College Assistive Technology website: http://ods.keene.edu/at/reading.html