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AI Squared Releases Window-Eyes 9 Public Beta 1 with Web Support Overhaul, Google Docs, More


AI Squared has released the first public beta for Window-Eyes version 9, formerly from GW Micro. Among the new features are completely rewritten web support for Internet Explorer and Firefox, which will handle modern web pages with dynamic content. In addition, support for Google Docs, the latest version of QuickBooks, and preliminary support for the Windows 10 preview are included in the update among other features. Increased responsiveness is also included, especially when arrowing around documents or executing other keyboard commands. The beta is free to try for users of Window-Eyes 8.4 or those with a copy of Microsoft Office 2010 or later installed. We've linked to the beta page which includes more information and download links.

Source: AI Squared
Category: News
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darknexus Wednesday, 26-Nov-2014 11:37 AM ET:

Most likely too little, too late. Most Window-Eyes users have moved on to NVDA or JAWS at this point and I doubt catch-up web support will pursuade any to put more money into upgrading a product that has lagged behind for a good six years.


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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.


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