Other, Dictionary/Reference, Magnification, Screen Reading, Writing, Chrome Browser Extensions

ATBar is a free open source toolbar with multiple assistive technology tools. The full version is available for chrome, but a Lite version is available for other browsers and for Windows. The extension allows users to change text sizes, styles, colors, spacing and color overlays. However, settings reset for each new page. The dictionary works well. Text-to-speech functionality is available on many pages but does not work on Google or Microsoft. Spellchecker, word prediction and tool do not appear to function consistently in August 2021.

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Magnification, Chrome Browser Extensions

CraftyZoom allows users to magnify a portion of the screen. Simple to use using the mouse and using hotkeys (CMD+SHIFT+Z or CTRL+SHIFT+Z). The extension is limited as it is not possible to scroll when using the extension.

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Eye-Able® – Accessibility Assistant

Magnification, Screen Reading, Chrome Browser Extensions

Multi-functional extension which provides screen-reading functionality and display options such as changing colour themes, blue light, text size, enlarged cursor, and more. The screen reader allows users to click or use keyboard shortcuts to navigate the Chrome browser. Magnifier only available on the paid plan.

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Zoom for Google Chrome

Magnification, Chrome Browser Extensions

Zoom is a simple extension that zooms the full browser rather than text only. It is not as powerful as the chrome settings (4x instead of 5x), but it allows users to change the zoom levels by much smaller increments.

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