Re: Reading epub books with NVDA

Ralf Kefferpuetz

Wow, that’s an amazing piece of software!

I downloaded the portable version and tried it out with some of my ebooks in different formats.

The program seems to be fully accessible in most parts and is easy to handle. It continues where you stopped with your ebook, gives text to speech out put through your installed Sapi synthesizers and you even can convert the complete book to MP3 in a few seconds, really impressive.

Thanks for this tip!





From: <> On Behalf Of Jarek.Krcmar
Sent: Samstag, 6. Juli 2019 11:34
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading epub books with NVDA



for reading epup format can program Balabolka.

It is both instal version and also portable version.

You can it download it here:


Dne 06.07.2019 v 11:06 Andy B. napsal(a):



If you press F1 while in Edge, there is a help segment that includes keyboard shortcuts for epub files. It should tell you how to navigate your epub file.



From: Felix G.
Sent: Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:04 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading epub books with NVDA



with Edge, NVDA sees only the first portion of the book, and now

amount of arrowing down will get me to the next page at some point.

Also, how do I get to the table of contents? There's a toolbar button

called table of contents, but when I press it, nothing seems to


What's the secret to reading an epub with NVDA and Edge efficiently?




Am Sa., 6. Juli 2019 um 10:55 Uhr schrieb Andy B. <sonfire11@...>:

> Hi,

> Have you tried Edge? It opens epub files, and it works with NVDA for the most part.

> From: Felix G.

> Sent: Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:51 AM

> To:

> Subject: [nvda] Reading epub books with NVDA

> Hi folks,

> I'm looking for a convenient and easy way to read an epub book with

> NVDA. With epub being just html plus metadata and some additional

> content wrapped in a zip container, I feel this shouldn't be

> complicated. Any helpful pointers would make my day.

> I know about Calibre and converting books to docx/pdf/txt. That's not

> what I mean. I'd like to be able to open an epub and start reading

> without jumping through hoops.

> Thanks in advance,

> Felix






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