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Windows Video Player for people who can't stop moving their mouse (in full screen only show controls when mouse moves to the bottom)

Due to ADHD, I can't stop moving the mouse. And many video players in Full Screen show the bottom control overlay bar(with play, pause, seek etc) when the mouse is moved. This is a problem because you ...
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Android math app supporting the computation of the beauty of a set of numbers based on what the digits look like across all of a set of bases

I am looking at investigating whether it possible to compute the beauty of a set of numbers based on what the digits look like across all of a set of bases? More generally, in order to accomplish my ...
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Medical information, medication, and medication related alarms, Android app, for patients

Each person has a relationship with hospital information. Hospitals have a clinical record of each person and such information is shared across medical staff in printed format and stored in medical ...
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Tracing software framework to support blind people, and, development of blind tracing apps (on Android)

Some apps such as Write It! Japanese by Jernung on the Google Play store allow you to trace, and, learn. I was wondering what can be done to exploit the idea of tracing to support blind people, (and, ...
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Clothes and other house/household chores kids learning playing and attention making app (supporting different households)

I am looking for a game that allows you to embed yourself in the whole procedure related to the clothes business, as lived by a person who needs to manage everything relating to clothes for their ...
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Software that helps identify musical instruments and multiplicity in sound tracks

The Shazam app can listen to sound and identify songs. However, I am looking for an app (Android, iPhone, PC, Mac, Linux) that can listen to music (such as background music in cartoons and films), and ...
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Software that lets you move a dancer by swiping through sequences of smileys on a keyboard

I am looking for an app that does the following: In the app, in the top part, there is a special robot called a dancer. In the bottom part, there is a keyboard, consisting of smileys (think of Google ...
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Math accessibility for math kids on Android via Gboard (or other comfortable math keyboard) via plugins and software engineering

I tried posting this on the TeX - LaTeX stack exchange, but couldn't because I kept getting an error (I couldn't identify the error). I am looking for a predictive system I want to use on Android to ...
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How to check my website against accessibility 508 complaint

I have an application with WCF and .net core as backend and Angular JS 1.8.2 as front end. I need to perform Accessibility check on my website to check if someone with Visual impairment can access the ...
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Android vim keyboard associated with Android clipboard (for editing text with vim commands)

The vim text editor which runs on Linux and Windows and also under several versions such as viPlugin in several IDEs and as DroidVim under Android is great. However, it would be nice if in Android I ...
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Android app to keep track of what food each of my friends likes/dislikes

It should store, along with what you cooked, for each person, what you gave that person to eat, and, whether they liked it, or they didn't like it. You may even be able to give a rating, and store ...
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Medical protein modeling software for finding cures to medical diseases (via, chemical and mathematical, modeling)

I wonder whether there is any software on Android that lets you: Model proteins or other molecules, by entering their chemical composition or entering Atome from periodic tables Storing the proteins ...
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Android application for learning Chinese stroke characters in radicals and stroke groups

There are several excellent apps for learning Chinese writing, including, Pleco Chinese dictionary and the Chinese Writer Chinese writing game. However, it would be nice if there were an app that ...
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App for kids tracing out words, with clues, even in cursive script

I am looking for an app for Android smartphones for five year olds that have mastered letters and must now learn how to write out words, also as part of sentences, in cursive script. Ideally, the app ...
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Recommendations for accessibility tools/plugins on Figma

My team is striving to design more accessible solutions and is actively trying to validate our work. We tried the paid version of the Stark Plugin, but we're not huge fans of it as it stands currently....
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Teaching kids knot making on Android

I am interested in finding and using an Android app that teaches kids knot making. Ideally, besides a compendium of knots, you can also click to drag the lace or rope with the fingers, and do the knot....
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Apps for having kids sequence letters that are part of words

Apps exist that introduce the child to each letter by presenting the letter and sounding out each letter name and having the child trace out the letter, even as part of an interactive game with funny ...
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House chores teacher app

I am looking for a house chores teacher app. Here is how it would look in the clothes folding section: There would be a collection of images for teaching children and disabled or cognitive impaired ...
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App for reading a downloaded ebook, with rotary dial to jump to a page

There are several ebook contents out there but I find the apps that are currently available to read them a bit poor. Forevermore, I often cannot choose which app to use when browsing a book (...
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Visual on-screen program for typing using mouse movement

Long ago I remember seeing a GNU/Linux program where one could type essentially using only mouse movement by dragging, likely written for accessibility. I'm not talking about on-screen keyboards, ...
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Increase the mouse pointer size in a screen video recording after it was recorded and saved as an MP4 file

I have the video file of a screen recording. I am looking for a program that can increase the mouse pointer size. The video is already recorded as a MP4 file. Any operating system, browser, price or ...
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Changing audio and grammar to make listener grock message

I am looking for a bridging application that takes voice input and outputs the same message using a given preselected accent and intonation, possibly even with grammar changes, which would make the ...
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Producing sound output to sound input in real time

I would like to know whether there exists a program for voice which responds to voice input, producing voice, simultaneously, as voice is input (sounds, words, any type of sound produced with the ...
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Software to guide a user into describing a picture

I want to know whether there is any software that can be used to program an image so that the software may help you describe the image interactively by asking you questions such as "what is this?&...
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Looking for TTS (Text To Speech) offline software with both Windows/Linux support

I am looking for freeware TTS (Text To Speech) software for Windows or Paid Software (no subscription), which has also Linux support, as I will switch to Linux later! I just need something which will ...
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Android apps that can blank background during video calls

This post is about the accessibility feature of apps that can blank the background while providing the ability to connect users in online conversations using video. I was wondering, which apps, ...
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Keyboard retraining helper apps

Since breaking my wrist a couple of years ago I have gained a couple of systematic keyboarding skills fails. Mainly I think it is that my hand is fractionally slower than it used to be, and when doing ...
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Windows (or cross-platform) app to copy strings from any window, especially error messages

I'm seeking recommendations for gratis software that will run on Windows that can copy strings from any window, especially from error message windows / message boxes. In particular, the app must be ...
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Magnifier tool for Windows with more options than the built-in magnifier tool

I'm looking for a "Magnifier" freeware for Windows, that offers more customization that the built-in magnifier: I'd like to be able to customize the shortcuts, the smoothness / speed of the ...
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PDF accessibility scanner CLI

I have a bunch of PDFs on our website. We are required to section 508 scan these documents. We use Adobe to check this thus far. But we need to set up an automated job that checks these PDFs for ...
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Making an iPhone "senior-friendly"

I'm looking for something similar to this Android launcher, but for the iPhone. That is, some solution (not necessarily a "launcher", as perhaps the iPhone doesn't have somehting like that) ...
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Accessibility proxy: use Firefox as backend to load websites

More and more websites either have straight accessibility problems or are using hCaptcha via CloudFlare; fanfiction.net is one of the latter and can serve as concrete example for this request (as I ...
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Email client for visually impaired on Windows 10

Several web-browsers are getting better at allowing visually impaired to change settings (i.e. increasing font and resizing frames based on responsive design), but for e-mail clients there seems to be ...
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Simple Android app that sets the device's display to maximum brightness

I am seeking recommendations for the very simplest of Android apps: An app that simply sets the brightness of the screen (display) to the device's maximum. The only catch is that I want it to perform ...
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Is there an app that can read the clock out loud on a smart TV?

I just bought a smart TV with Android for a blind person. Now, he can listen to audio and songs on a flash drive or even from youtube. I would like to install an app that tells him the time every 15 ...
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Text to speech, sentence by sentence

I want a text to speech functionality. When I press a certain key, the next sentence is read. When I press another key, the same sentence will be read again. I want to manually select language (no ...
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Is there a way to know all the provided shortcuts of a website?

In order to choose what email address to use, i would like to know what shortcuts are proposed by an email provider. That brings me to my question Is there a way to know all the provided shortcuts of ...
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macOS extended characters-like popover on Windows

I'm currently on macOS and I will be moving to Windows soon, and one of the ways to quickly excess extended characters is by pressing and holding a key, e.g. 'a' and the following popover appears (see ...
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Any Android-based PDF+DJVU+EPUB reader with an option similar to High Contrast (Black)?

I'm a visually impaired (i.e. partially sighted) person with some reading vision unless in direct sunlight, and that too only from a short distance of about six inches at most! I'm a student of ...
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Are there any calendar plugins/widgets built with accessibility in mind?

I've been using https://fullcalendar.io/ and have found it's not be very accessible when using a screen reader. Are there any calendar plugins that account for screen reader users?
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Software to disable multi-key presses to prevent "fat finger" typos

Background: my hands, especially the left one, are fairly seriously disabled due to spinal cord damage and I can only use a keyboard with my two index fingers, plus the right thumb for pressing space, ...
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Software to select portion of screen, and click

Some time ago I saw software running on either a Mac or a Linux desktop which enabled full keyboard control of mouse-centric GUIs. The user could press a hotkey which divides the screen into sections, ...
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ICC Color profile for colorblind (deuteranomaly)

I have deuteranomaly, and am looking for an ICC profile or dedicated piece of software which could modify the intensity of the colors green and red. My intention is to use this on my PC which runs ...
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Wii games for a child with motor impairment

I have a 4-year old child with motor impairment, and recently came across several papers regarding how playing Wii games can yield improvements in dexterity, limb coordination, balance and motor ...
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Software to magnify an application

My company is using a few old apps that do not scale well when used with high resolution screens. The GUI elements appear very small, making the users angry. As all those apps are bound to be ...
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Software for Linux that disables trackpad while typing?

Problem: When I type, my thumb pad(?) brushes on the trackpad of my laptop. Windows has a feature that I turned on to temporarily disable the mouse while typing. I am looking for similar software or ...
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Accessible YouTube client

I am needing a YouTube client for Android that has been designed with accessibility in mind, the official YouTube client is terrible in this regard. The issues my grandfather is finding are as follows:...
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Software for scanning/printing documents in a large size for visually impared student

I work in a school where a lot of standard physical (non electronic) documents need to be re-worked and re-printed in a larger font size so that a visually impared student can read them. This is ...
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Web app for learning American Sign Language

What web application is most suitable for learning the common non-English visual language used by the educated U.S. Deaf community?
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Compass-based orientation app for blind users

I am looking for a voice-operated compass for blind users. Such users could use it to navigate an apartment or cross a not (too) dangerous road (although the latter application may be limited in scope)...
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