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Developer(s) GW Micro, Inc.
Initial release 1995 (1995)
Stable release
9.4 / March 8, 2016
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Type Screen reader
License Proprietary

Window-Eyes is a screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by GW Micro. The first version was released in 1995. The latest version of Window-Eyes is 9.4, released on March 8, 2016.[1]


Window-Eyes 9.4 is compatible with Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.[2] Window-Eyes 7 added support for industry standard scripting, which can be used to modify specific settings in Window-Eyes, monitor portions of the screen for certain kinds of activity, define hotkeys, and automate repetitive tasks.[3]


Window-Eyes is developed by GW Micro, a company based in Fort Wayne, Indiana.[4] Window-Eyes is currently available in 14 languages and the English version includes nine text-to-speech languages, including US English, UK English, Castilian Spanish, Mexican Spanish, French, Canadian French, German, Italian, and Portuguese.[5]