iOS Helpful Apps


Notetaking and Reading

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AccessNote is the first notetaker for the iOS platform designed particularly for VoiceOver users looking for a highly efficient, feature-rich note taking experience.

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Voice Dream Reader

Voice Dream Reader supports reading PDF and Word documents, DRM-free EPUB and DAISY eBooks, Web pages and more. It's directly integrated with Bookshare, Dropbox, G-Drive, Evernote, Pocket, Instapaper, and Gutenberg.

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Sonocent Link

Sonocent Recorder is the companion app to Sonocent Audio Notetaker for Mac and PC. Using the app on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you can capture high-quality recordings and annotate in real-time using colour markers, photos and text notes.

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Read&Write for iPad

Read&Write for iPad is an easy to use alternative keyboard with integrated features to help with writing content such as emails, social media, or interacting with online forms, etc. Specially created for iPad, it’s great for anyone who needs a little support with their reading and writing.


Magnification and OCR

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In combination with your iOS device's built-in camera, ZoomReader lets you magnify and read printed text by first taking a picture of an object like a book or menu, then converts the image into text using state-of-the-art Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology. ZoomReader will then read the text back to you using a natural-sounding voice.

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The KNFB Reader converts printed text into high quality speech to provide accurate, fast, and efficient access to both single and multiple page documents with the tap of a button on the iPhone. Picture accuracy is facilitated by a Field of View Report, Automatic Page Detection, and Tilt Control.


Navigation and Identification

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Sendero GPS LookAround

Sendero GPS LookAround for the iPhone, with Voice Over, announces the current street, city, cross street, heading and nearby points of interest.

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TapTapSee - Blind & Visually Impaired Camera

TapTapSee is designed to help the blind and visually impaired identify objects they encounter in their daily lives



General Information

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MTSU Mobile

MTSU Mobile, an app developed by students for students at Middle Tennessee State University, is designed for the use of anyone interested in learning more about our university.

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LookTel VoiceOver Tutorial

This app provides a basic introduction to VoiceOver and the gestures used throughout iOS. Persons new to VoiceOver and IOS are guided through the tutorial with a pleasant mix of facts and entertainment.

This website is useful in learning the many aspects of the Voice Over screen reader on iOS.