- Jun 18, 2008 - Version 0.7.8 released. Now working with Firefox 3!
- Oct 18, 2007 - Version 0.7.7 released.
- Sep 30, 2007 - New Russian locale for Accessibar
Welcome to the Accessibar
What is Accessibar?
Accessibar is a toolbar extension for Firefox which aims
at providing various accessibility features for users
who could benefit from them. These features primarily focus on the
dynamic manipulation of the visual display of the web
page in addition to the integration of a text to speech reader which
can read out loud the browser's user interface as well
as web page content.
The toolbar currently provides the
- Web page fonts and background colors can be changed from a selecton of 70 colors on current session
- Full Page Zoom interface now available (for Firefox nightly builds only).
- Icons with configurable shortcut keys to increase and decrease Font size.
- Line spacing can be increased or decreased to five different spacing settings incrementally.
- All images (including Flash) displayed on a web page can be selected as being hiden or shown.
- All changes made to web page display can be restored to original page settings by pressing “Restore Page“.
- Changes made to the currently displayed web page persist until “Restore Page“ is selected.
- Integrated Text To Speech reader. Reads out strings hovered over as well as focused elements.
- Reader settings can be configured allowing the selection of the voice, volume, speaking rate, pitch, and voice range.
- Toolbar functions have configurable Hotkeys (keyboard shortcuts).
Thank You Accessibar Supporters
A big thanks to those who have helped support Accessibar development:
Thank you Michael Little, Richard M Blot, Rusty's Rucksacks, Katy G. B., Chris Heady, Charles Lasitter, Jonathan Taylor, Euno Shin, Kira Martin and Andrey Shapran.