Welcome to AppleVis

A community-powered website for blind and low-vision users of Apple's range of Mac computers, the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and the Apple TV.

AppleVis is a rich resource that strives to empower the community by offering multiple pathways to access and share relevant and useful information. As a community, we seek to encourage and support people in exploring the many ways in which these mainstream products and related applications can offer opportunities to the vision-impaired for personal enrichment, independence and empowerment.

AppleVis also offers resources and mechanisms for raising awareness of the accessibility of Apple products and related applications, and for promoting further advancement in accessibility.

Getting Started With Using VoiceOver on Your First Mac or iOS Device

If you’ve just got your first Mac or iOS device, congratulations!
 
We’ve compiled a list of selected content from right across the AppleVis website which we believe will answer most of your initial questions and help you to quickly learn your way around VoiceOver.
 
Please note that these lists contain only a taste of the help and information that is available on this website, but they do provide a great place to start learning about your new Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
 
Also be sure to browse our iOS and Mac App Directories, in which you will find information submitted by our community on the accessibility of 1000s of applications.
 
If you are looking for iOS apps that have been developed specifically for blind or low vision users and which will help you in your daily life, you can find our list of these here.

The most recent additions and updates to the AppleVis site:

Posted in AppleVis Blog by AppleVis
17 Comments - Last update or comment 2 months 5 days ago.
Posted in Mac App Directory by Piotr Machacz
Usability Rating: There are some accessibility issues with this app, but it can still be used if you are willing to tolerate these issues and learn how to work around them.
7 Comments - Last update or comment 26 min 32 sec ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by robin24
2 Comments - Last update or comment 44 min 42 sec ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Christopher Hal...
0 Comments - Last update or comment 2 hours 17 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Unregistered User
Usability Rating: The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.
6 Comments - Last update or comment 4 hours 30 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by WildmanJoe
2 Comments - Last update or comment 4 hours 51 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Gadget Meistress
6 Comments - Last update or comment 4 hours 57 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Sarah
0 Comments - Last update or comment 6 hours 48 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Siobhan
Usability Rating: There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.
34 Comments - Last update or comment 8 hours 23 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Soupy
Usability Rating: There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.
5 Comments - Last update or comment 9 hours 41 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by VITeacherStudent
0 Comments - Last update or comment 10 hours 17 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by AnonyMouse
Usability Rating: There are some accessibility issues with this app, but it can still be used if you are willing to tolerate these issues and learn how to work around them.
1 Comments - Last update or comment 11 hours 6 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Scott
2 Comments - Last update or comment 13 hours 26 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Michael Hansen
Usability Rating: The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.
39 Comments - Last update or comment 14 hours 13 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Blog by Michael Hansen
84 Comments - Last update or comment 14 hours 14 min ago.