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Re: JAWS time limited demo :(


From: David R. Stong
Date: Dec 28, 2004 6:02PM

Darrel asked:

>what screen reader product would people recommend as
>being the closest alternative to JAWS that one could use to test their sites

The closest alternative is probably Connect Outloud. It's from
Freedom Scientific as well, and duplicates the JAWS web browser
reading function, but nothing else. Much cheaper, too. For testing
Web pages, you really don't need the power of JAWS.
See their download page at http://www.hj.com/fs_downloads/connect.asp
David R. Stong
Microcomputer Information Specialist (Graphic Designer),
Education Technology Services, a unit of
Teaching and Learning with Technology
Information Technology Services
The Pennsylvania State University
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