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Download Free, Accessible Apps From the American Foundation for the Blind

For the millions of Americans with vision loss looking for a simple, convenient way to take notes at work, at school, or at home, as well as keep up with the latest technology news, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is pleased to offer four free, accessible apps.

Apps from the American Foundation for the Blind

  • AccessWorld app logo

    AccessWorld® app

    This free app lets you keep up with the latest issue of AccessWorld Magazine, read any article in AccessWorld's entire archive of back issues, and contact any member of the AccessWorld team. Download the AccessWorld app for free.

  • AccessNote logo

    AccessNote™

    Thank you for your interest in AccessNote! When AccessNote was released in 2013 we were proud to be the first fully accessible note-taking app available. We are excited to find that there are now many accessible applications that are better supported and more feature-rich available for download. Therefore, we are discontinuing our support for AccessNote because of the continued cost of updating the app to support new versions of iOS and Android. You may continue to use AccessNote indefinitely, but some features, such as Dropbox syncing, may not be available.

"Apple products have earned high points from us for their out-of-the-box accessibility for users who are blind or visually impaired," said Carl R. Augusto, AFB president and CEO.

All of AFB's apps are available from the App Store℠.

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