If you or someone you know has poor vision and has been struggling to use Microsoft’s suite of Office software, than you will be happy to hear of the company’s partnership with GW Micro. A technology vendor that provides “high quality solutions for [the] blind and visually impaired”, GW Micro, has created a Windows Office 2010 or 2013 addon available to those who might need a bit of help perceiving what is on-screen.
GW Micro provides a piece of software known as, Windows-Eyes; it normally runs for $895 and allows users to enjoy a more customizable screen reader that allows you to have “total control over what you hear and how you hear it”. The software that the company has made available for free is entitled, Windows-Eyes for Office, and allows those who need the assistance to receive it within the Office productivity suite for no additional charge.
Complete requirements for the download include having Microsoft Office 2010 or 2013, along with running one of the following operating systems: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP. To download the application, you can click here.
Let us know if Windows-Eyes for Office helps anyone you know (or even yourself).