accessibility freeware

Anna-Lyse – added 2/26/2009

Anna-Lyse is a virtual secretary and announcer. She can announce all kinds of things like a TV-presenter! You just have to type in her speech and she can repeat it for as long as you want it. Very handy if you want to let other people know where you have gone. Furthermore she can help you remember things.

Klavaro – added 4/23/2007

Klavaro is just another free touch typing tutor program. Klavaro is keyboard and language independent, and has a keyboard layout editor. Klavaro comes with built in courses: basic, speed, adaptability exercises, and progress charts.

MouseImp PRO – added 6/12/2006

MouseImp is a handy tool that helps you to use your conventional mouse more efficiently. The AutoShrink feature increases your available workspace by removing toolbars from the screen so that only caption bars remain. To access a toolbar, just point to its caption, and it will be restored immediately. The Direct Scroll feature makes it easier to scroll through windows. Instead of using a scroll bar, you can activate MouseImp and scroll by moving the mouse up or down anywhere in the window.

MouseZoom – added 5/24/2006

MouseZoom is a nice but small utility. It zooms the current mouse position (50x) and shows the color value (RGB, HEX, HLS, CMYK) and the absolute and relative position of the point where the mouse is.

Visolve – added 4/19/2006

Visolve is the software that transforms colors of the computer display into the discriminable colors for various people including people with color vision deficiency, commonly called color blindness. One of its aims is to help people with color blindness guess a normal color.

Virtual Magnifying Glass – added 3/8/2006

Virtual Magnifying Glass is designed for visually-impaired and others who need to magnify a part of the screen. Unlike most similar programs it does not open a separate window for the magnification but instead puts a movable magnifying glass on screen.

Magnifixer – added 9/27/2005

Magnifixer is a screen magnifier utility. You can place it anywhere on your screen, make it any size you want and select a zoom level. Magnifixer will always show the area of your screen where the mouse cursor resides.

ZoomIn – added 9/22/2005

ZoomIn is a screen magnification program allowing you to view any area of your screen under magnification. ZoomIn allows you to control the amount of zoom, view a pixels location and color, and save it as a bitmap.

Click-N-Type Virtual Keyboard – added 9/16/2005

Click-N-Type is an on-screen virtual keyboard designed for anyone with a disability that prevents him or her from typing on a physical computer keyboard. As long as the person can control a mouse, trackball or other pointing device, he or she can send keystrokes to virtually any Windows application or DOS application that can run within a window.

Mouse on a Stick! – added 9/16/2005

Don’t like your mouse? Got a GamePad or Joystick? Here’s a solution! Mouse on a Stick! allows you to use any DirectX-compatible game controller – game pads, joysticks, even driving pedals – to control your mouse pointer in Windows.

Super Magnify – added 8/19/2005

Magnifies portions of your screen up to 15 times. With special interpolation routine to maintain detail when magnifying.

Phatcalc – added 4/17/2005

Phatcalc is a magnified version of the simple calculator that comes with MS Windows. This is especially of use to visually challenged users, as it has larger controls. To replace the standard calculator with it, change the .exe filename to calc.exe, and drop it in the Windows directory, as well as the Windows/System32 directory.

Magnifier – added 5/11/2005

Ever needed to see what’s going on on the screen down to the pixel level? That’s where the Magnifier comes in. Simple and easy to use, the Magnifier is always handy for when you need to see all the details.