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Software, Screen Readers, JAWS for Windows

JAWS software includes Braille quick start guide, program CD, Basic Training, authorization and registration diskettes. JAWS installs with an enhanced, multi-lingual software speech synthesizer, “Eloquence for JAWS.” Languages include: American English, British English, Castilian Spanish, Latin American Spanish, French, French Canadian, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, and Finnish.

  • The JAWS interactive talking installation makes it easy to get started without sighted assistance.
  • Supports all standard Windows® applications without the need to do special configurations.
  • Enhanced support has been added for today’s most popular applications, including Microsoft® Office, Corel WordPerfect® Office, and IBM Lotus® Notes®.
  • Supports Internet Explorer with special features: links lists, frames lists, forms mode, reading HTML tables and graphic labels and more.
  • Includes a unique scripting language for further customization with nonstandard Windows applications and proprietary software.
  • New tools for easier customization without the need to write scripts.
  • Outputs to most popular refreshable braille displays in computer or Grade 2 Braille.
  • Includes JAWS Basic Training on CD with more than five hours of audio instruction to help users understand how to navigate the Windows environment with JAWS.
  • JAWS has been translated into 17 languages worldwide.
  • 30-day money-back satisfaction guarantee and limited 90-day warranty against manufacturing defects.
  • Software Maintenance Agreement is available, providing two consecutive future upgrades of the software. Multi-user license agreements also are available.

JAWS Licensing

Proper licensing is required to run JAWS on the different versions of the various Windows operating systems. The JAWS licenses are either Standard or Professional.

The standard version of JAWS works with the following 32-bit Windows Operating Systems: Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Basic, or Windows XP Home.

The professional version of JAWS works with the following 32-bit Windows Operating Systems: Windows Vista™ Ultimate, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home, Windows 2000, Windows XP Media Center Edition, and Windows 2003 Server.

 Overview of JAWS for Windows
 Software Maintenance Agreement information
 New Features in JAWS


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