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Crisis initiative – Helping all individuals to access written information

For all visually impaired users that wish to add Acapela’s voices to their NVDA screen reader, we are offering a free 90-day access to our product, at no cost.

The outbreak of COVID-19 is an unprecedented new reality for individuals and businesses across the globe.

At Acapela Group, we are dedicated to providing everyone, whatever their disability or impairment, with a voice. To help people to live more independently through easy access to technology.

Our commitment is to make our digital voices easily accessible to everyone throughout the world. Our speech solutions provide users with access to information, to enable communication, to give people a voice to express their thoughts and desires, to help users participate in social conversation, preserve their personal voice identity, thrive in their educational aims, and much more.

To help address the challenges we’re all facing and with the intention to help make some things a little easier, we are offering 3 months access to our Acapela NVDA TTS voices. Therefore, we are enlarging access to written information through text to speech to the visually impaired community.

Starting today, and valid for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis, all NVDA screen reader users can access Acapela’s digital voices for a three month period, at no charge.
To benefit from this offer, please send an email to: with your contact details and we will be pleased to provide you with your license information.

We wish all our users – current, new, and prospective – all the best in this difficult period and we would like to reassure you of our full support.


Q: How do I install it and get started?

A: To use the Acapela TTS Voices for NVDA product with NVDA you need to download  ( ) the Acapela TTS Voices for NVDA engine and at least one voice.

Then you can install the download packages in two ways:

From the NVDA menu:

  1. Open the Manage add-ons box from the Tool menu.
  2. Use the import feature to import the Acapela TTS Voices for NVDA engine and voices that you have downloaded.

From Windows Explorer:

  1. Click or press enter on the downloaded package.
  2. Answer yes, or press alt Y, when prompted if you want to install this add-on.

Better voices for your NVDA screen reader

Acapela TTS Voices for NVDA adds high-quality and high performing voices to your NVDA screen reader.

High Quality and High Performing versions of voices, in many languages

Acapela TTS Voices for NVDA includes voices in two versions:

  • Over 90 High Quality voices in 28 languages:  more realistic sound for longer readings.
  • Over 40 Colibri voices in 25 languages: high performance version with high intelligibility at high reading speeds.

To access the full list of languages and voices available, please visit the ‘Download page’ and select the version of NVDA you are using.

Easy to install

Acapela TTS Voices for NVDA is delivered as an NVDA add-on and it is installed and controlled directly from the NVDA interface.

For all your computers

Each license allows installation of Acapela TTS Voices for NVDA in up to three computers.