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 Apple 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 Your First Mac, iOS Device Or Apple Watch

If you’ve just got your first Mac, iOS device or Apple Watch, congratulations!

To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of selected content from right across the AppleVis website which we believe will answer many of your initial questions and familiarize you with the accessibility features of your new Apple product.

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, iPod Touch or Apple Watch.

Also be sure to browse our iOS, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV 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.

Latest Posts and Updates

Posted in AppleVis Forum by techluver
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Posted in AppleVis Podcast by AppleVis
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Posted in AppleVis Forum by Sasha
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Posted in AppleVis Forum by morbidCode
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Posted in AppleVis Podcast by AppleVis
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Posted in iOS App Directory by TJT 2001
Usability Rating: The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.
6 Comments - Last update or comment 6 hours 22 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Tunmi
Usability Rating: The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.
19 Comments - Last update or comment 6 hours 24 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Motya
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 6 hours 29 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Tunmi
Usability Rating: There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.
20 Comments - Last update or comment 6 hours 32 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by anthony1973
Usability Rating: There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.
0 Comments - Last update or comment 6 hours 34 min ago.
Posted in AppleVis Blog by Nicholas
17 Comments - Last update or comment 6 hours 43 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by Janet I
Usability Rating: The app is totally inaccessible.
0 Comments - Last update or comment 6 hours 47 min ago.
Posted in iOS App Directory by berrierj
Usability Rating: The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.
1 Comments - Last update or comment 7 hours 36 min ago.