Accessibility Testing Tools
Colour Contrast Analyser (CCA)
The Colour Contrast Analyser helps you determine the legibility of text and the contrast of visual elements, such as graphical controls and visual indicators.
Window users download and install either
Mac users download and install
Headings Map (chrome plug-in)
An easy to use plug-in that helps show (and audit) the title and headings structure of a web page
Landmarks (chrome plug-in)
The landmarks plugin allows you to navigate a web page via WAI-ARIA landmarks, using the keyboard or a pop-up menu. The plugin is available for Chrome, Firefox and Opera browsers
axe (chrome plug-in) - Web Accessibility Testing
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) - Screen Reader for Windows
The NVDA screen reader can be downloaded free of charge by anyone.
Orca - Screen Reader for Linux
Orca Screen Reader (Orca) is a free, open-source scriptable screen reader which provides access to applications and toolkits. It provides alternative access to the desktop by using speech synthesis, braille, and magnification.
PDF Accessibility Checker v3 (PAC3)
In December 2017, Access for All released PAC 3, the latest version of the free PDF Accessibility