Software Updates

Technology is constantly being improved and updated. The Software Update page will help you stay up-to-date with the latest available software features and enhancements as well as what to expect in a future software release. Check here to see what the experts say about accessibility improvements and issues – before you update your device!

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iPad Home screen and iPhone Control Center displaying iOS 11.

iOS 11 Beta and MacOS High Sierra

Here is a sneak preview from Apple's WWDC!
A woman's hand holding an Android phone.

Accessibility of Android O: software updates

Check out the new accessibility changes in Android O!
Screenshot of Microsoft's Immerserve Reader with large font and the dropdown men with spacing selected.

Microsoft Learning Tools for OneNote: Accessibility Features

Working with low vision students who struggle with visual clutter and other typical dyslexia issues?
Window-Eyes logo

Window-Eyes no longer being sold

Do you use Window-Eyes? Read this important announcement!
Windows 10 Creator with virtual reality, 3D images and gaming updates.

Will JAWS, ZoomText, and MAGic work with Windows 10 Creators update?

If you use these applications, read this critical information before updating to the next version of Windows 10!
iOS 10.3 update information

iOS 10.3: accessibility information

Are you debating about installing iOS 10.3? Here is what the experts have to say.
MAP field test: High school student's fingers are on a Braille Focus paired to an iPad displaying a math graphing question.

Accessibility of MAP Assessments Series #1: Introduction

What does your student do when his/her peers are taking an on-line assessment? Here is a truly accessible mainstream assessment available to students with VIB!
Settings screenshot of iCloud page with the backup option outlined.

iOS 10.3 Warning!

Be sure to back up your iOS device before installing iOS 10.3! iOS 10.3
Photo of Clips app showing an animated smiling woman with two thumbs up and purple and pink hearts overlaying the picture.

Clips: Video Creation iOS App

Have you heard about the new Apple app, Clips? Create your own expressive video!
KNFB Reader Windows 10 logo.

KNFB Reader is now available for Windows 10 Devices

KNFB Reader provides visually impaired and blind users to access print materials.
Screenshot of Microsoft Outlook Mail Ribbon:  File, Tab with File, Edit, View, Go, Tools, Actions, and 20+ more options

'Tell Me' Feature: Outlook 2016 and JAWS

Tired of navigating through the Ribbons? Try the new 'Tell Me' feature!
iOS 10.2.1 software update.

iOS 10.2.1 update

Accessibility fixes potentially include braille display pairing issues resolved and braille displays no longer sluggish when typing.
ZoomText Start-up failure and solution.

Urgent Notification: ZoomText and Window-Eyes compromised!

Forthcoming Startup Failures in ZoomText 10.1 and other Ai Squared Software products problem and solution. (January 17, 2017)
Windows 10 accessibility updates

Accessibility Improvements for Windows 10

Accessibility features found in the new Windows 10 Build 15002, which was released Jan. 9, 2017.
Focus 14 Braille Display

iOS 10.2: Fixes, New Bugs and Focus Braille Display

iOS 10.2 accessibility bugs and fixes - including a critical bug with Focus family of braille displays.
MacBook Pro Touch Bar showing the brightness slider.

MacBook Pro Touch Bar with VoiceOver

Summary of initial impressions of using the MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar while running VoiceOver.
Office Logo

What's New in Office 365: October 2016

This video demonstrates a number of new features available in Office 365, including some accessibility features.
Image of Go Read on a Tablet with green robot icon

Bookshare’s Go Read App for Android Makes Accessible Reading Easier Than Ever

Bookshare Adds New Updates to Go Read - A Free, Open Source Ebook Reader App
Finger scrolling through emojis on the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar.

How to enable VoiceOver on the new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

Learn about the basic accessibility features of the Touch Bar, a new physical feature on the MacBook Pro.
Screenshot of Sadie Paulson accessing her editing software on a Mac with a switch.

Apple Introduces their New Accessibility Website

Watch inspiring videos of individuals who use accessibility features on Apple products & detailed info about accessibility features on the accessibility website