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Seeing the screen

Free progammes, applications and tools designed to help users with visual and tracking issues.


Screen-readers for Windows 


Other computer apps 

  • Webbie (Win) - Browser and other apps for VI users
  • F.Lux - Blue light filter to ease eye strain

Browser plugins and web tools 

Invert or change colours and font size of websites:

Relaxing eye strain:

Websites to convert documents into alternative formats:


iPhone and iPad apps 

  • Colour ID - Uses the camera to identify the colour of objects 
  • Be My Eyes - Connects VI individuals with volunteers who can describe things for them via the phone camera
  • IT Zoom - Converts phone into a magnifier and can also change the contrast