This is an update on the problem of Audacity crashing which using Jaws on
the Windows 10 creators update.
The good news is that Jaws 2018, which is now in public beta doesn't cause
Audacity to crash. Jaws 2018 beta can be downloaded from this page:
In addition, when the Windows 10 fall creators update is released in
October, it looks like any version of Jaws will be able to be used without
causing Audacity to crash.
Also, as mentioned in previous posts, the Audacity nightly build does not
crash when using Jaws, although you need to look out for a number of
changes. The nightly builds are available from:
And the introduction to my Jaws guide for Audacity 2.2.0 includes the
You can of course use NVDA and Audacity, as this combination has not been
affected by the Windows 10 creators update.