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Orca is a free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader that provides access to the graphical desktop via user-customizable combinations of speech and/or braille.

Orca works with applications and toolkits that support the Assistive Technology Service Provider Interface (AT-SPI), which is the primary assistive technology infrastructure for free and open desktops.


Orca is Free Software and is developed in the open, to learn how you can get involved visit the links below.

As a part of the GNOME Project, it can be useful to first look at the GNOME Handbook and the documentation below first.