Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Download JAWS 16 (v16.0.1516) 32 bit and 64 bit

JAWS (Job access with speech) from Freedom Scientific, is a popular and widely used screen reader for Windows operating systems. JAWS enables blind people to independently using the computer to accomplish their daily tasks like Office work, Internet browsing, Chatting, and any other tasks.
Jaws is not only a simple screen reader, it has the ability to read texts from the image and other inaccessible window using OCR (Optical character recognition) which was introduced in JAWS 13, Scripts to make inaccessible applications to be accessible, support of various TTSs (Text-to-speech) and support to various languages including Hindi. User can also use Microsoft Speech API version 5 compatible TTS such as ESpeak to read other languages including some of Indian languages such as Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and few others. Another main feature is Jaws and Invisible cursor. If you switching to Jaws cursor from PC cursor, Jaws reads the line that currently focused by mouse pointer. This feature mainly using for reading contents and activating links and buttons that is not accessible via keyboard. Invisible cursor is also doing the same but it speaks lines without mouse pointer’s help. These are only some of the features of Jaws, there are more features available to explore.
Freedom Scientific has released JAWS 16, the new version with the following new and improved features. You can download JAWS 16.0.1516 32 and 64 bit editions from the links given at the bottom of this post.

JAWS 16 Features:

  • JAWS Command Search, a Built in Search Engine for JAWS Keystrokes
  • Standard Licenses Become "Home Use Edition for Non-Commercial Use"
  • Semi-Auto Forms Mode: The new Semi-Auto Forms Mode feature offers users the convenience of Auto Forms Mode, but the benefits of manual operation.
  • Enhanced Convenient OCR for PDF Documents: The Convenient OCR (Optical Character Recognition) feature now allows you to recognize entire PDF documents.
  • JAWS 16 Introduces MathML Support
  • Improved JAWS Performance with Microsoft Word 2013 using UIA
  • Enhanced Language Support in Voice Profiles
  • JAWS 16 Discontinues Support of Windows XP
  • Windows 8.1 Reading List App Support
  • Windows 8.1 People App Support
  • New Touch Screen Gesture for Unloading JAWS: You can now perform a five-finger triple tap on your computer's touch screen to exit JAWS. This is similar to pressing INSERT+F4 on the keyboard.
  • New Research It Lookup Source for Tracking USPS Packages
  • New Focus Braille Display Command for Panning
    Updated Third-Party Braille Drivers
  • More Voices Option Added to the JAWS Help Menu
  • Vocalizer Expressive High Premium voices on the DVD
  • Improved JAWS Recovery: If a problem with an application causes JAWS to become unresponsive and the JAWS process has not resumed after approximately 15 seconds, JAWS will automatically
    restart after approximately 30 seconds.
    Click below link To read full release notes from Freedom Scientific website.


JAWS 16.0.1516 32 bit
JAWS 16.0.1516 64 bit