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, Apple TV and Apple Watch.

AppleVis 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 Forum by Special K
8 Comments - Last update or comment 4 min 51 sec 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.
92 Comments - Last update or comment 6 min 23 sec ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Jessica Brown
1 Comments - Last update or comment 41 min 43 sec ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Greg Wocher
0 Comments - Last update or comment 2 hours 37 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Misty Dawn
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 2 hours 46 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Thu Huong Dao
5 Comments - Last update or comment 4 hours 18 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Charan
0 Comments - Last update or comment 6 hours 59 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by cati
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.
0 Comments - Last update or comment 9 hours 49 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Lulu Hartgen
Usability Rating: The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver, but the interface could be easier to navigate and use.
2 Comments - Last update or comment 9 hours 54 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by JimInTexas
0 Comments - Last update or comment 9 hours 57 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Forum by Troy
1 Comments - Last update or comment 11 hours 8 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Blog by AppleVis
20 Comments - Last update or comment 12 hours 11 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Vash Rein
Usability Rating: The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.
16 Comments - Last update or comment 15 hours 25 min ago.
Posted in Guides by mehgcap
0 Comments - Last update or comment 16 hours 13 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Podcast by AppleVis
14 Comments - Last update or comment 18 hours 41 min ago.