Kindle for PC (1.19.1 and above) supports NVDA (2017.1 and above), JAWS and Microsoft Narrator screen readers on Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1 and Windows 10 in desktop mode. The Amazon Kindle also supports VoiceOver on iOS, TalkBack on Android, VoiceView on Fire Tablets and Kindle E-readers. The Kindle Store identifies supported content by these screen readers with the text, "Screen Reader: Supports" on the product detail pages.
Kindle PC accessibility features
- Read aloud over 6 million titles in English and most titles available in other languages in the Kindle Store using screen reader technology.
- Navigate within your library or within a book, with consistent title, menu and button names.
- Read character-by-character, word-by-word, or continuously, as well as move forward or backward in the text.
- Search for a book within your library or search within your book and navigate to specific locations.
- Customize the reading experience including changing the font, text size, background color, margin and brightness
- Read page numbers.
- Look up words in the dictionary and Wikipedia.
- Select content to highlight it or make annotations.
- ALT text included by publishers will be read by the NVDA screen reader when using the Kindle for PC app.
- Voice-guided menu navigation.
- Large font sizes and high contrast reading mode are available.
Set up Kindle for PC Accessibility Plugin
- Download the free Kindle for PC with Accessibility Plugin. If prompted, choose the option to save the file to your computer.
- After you download the file, open it, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install and register.
Note: To check your registration status from Kindle for PC, select Tools > Options > Registration.
For details about keyboard shortcuts commands, visit Kindle for PC Keyboard Shortcuts.