PDF Studio comes with features to make PDFs more accessible for people with disabilities. These features assist people with impairments or disabilities in working with PDF documents without the need of additional applications such as screen magnifiers. See What is PDF/UA or ADA Compliance for more information.

For information on created accessible PDFs see PDF User Accessibility Creation Tools available in PDF Studio.

Accessibility Reading Features

These features and/or settings built into PDF Studio make reading PDF documents more accessible to users.

  • Invert Colors Mode – inverts document and text colors to create higher contrast for easier reading
  • Zooming – increase the size of the document when viewing to see content easier
  • Pan and Zoom Tool – displays a window highlighting the currently viewed area within the document
  • Loupe Tool – draggable rectangle that zooms in on the PDF to show an enlarged view
  • Keyboard Shortcuts – keyboard hotkeys to start application tools without the menu or toolbar
  • Highlight Form Fields – highlight all fields in the form, making them easier to locate
  • Layout and Magnification Preferences – set the default view of documents opened within the application
  • Navigation Tools – use bookmarks, page thumbnails and keyboard shortcuts to easily navigate the document

Additional Operating System Accessibility tools

Accessibility tools in Windows

Windows operating systems have built-in tools that provide increased or alternate access to information on the computer screen. Narrator is a light version of a screen reader. Magnifier is a screen magnification tool.

For more information on the accessibility tools in the Windows, see the Microsoft Accessibility website.

Accessibility tools in Mac OS

macOS has built-in tools that provide increased or alternate access to information on the computer screen.

For more information on the accessibility tools in the Mac operating system, see the Apple Accessibility website.

Accessibility tools in Linux

Accessibility tools are not available in all Linux distributions. Check your Linux version documentation for more information on what is available.

Below are some known Linux distros with accessibility tools.