Jaws for Windows

Jaws for Windows, also known as JFW, is a popular commercial screen reader used by blind and vision impaired persons across the world to access computers.


What is a screen reader?


A screen reader is a form of assistive technology (AT) which is essential to people who are blind, as well as useful to people who are visually impaired, illiterate, or have a learning disability.

Screen readers are software applications that attempt to convey what people with normal eyesight see on a display to their users via non-visual means, like text-to-speech, sound icons, or a Braille display. They do this by applying a wide variety of techniques that include for example interacting with dedicated accessibility APIs, using various operating system


Below are the downloads for both 64 and 32 bit systems.


These installation files do not need an internet connection for components thus, can be used in secure environments for installation.


Jaws 2019 for 64 bit systems:


Jaws 2019 for 32 bit systems:


If you have an older computer, visit the previous versions page on the official JAWS site.


You can also visit the official JAWS download page for the latest available downloads.