Operating Systems and Accessibility

There are a variety of options that can be set and preferences that can be adjsuted to make operating systems much more usable

Microsoft

Microsoft Accessibility LogoThe Ease of Access Center in Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 allow users to customize a variety of settings. There is also information available regarding Microsoft Accessibility Features in other windows operating systems as well as specific Microsoft applications. 

 

Macintosh

Apple Accessibility LogoThe Apple Accessibility page details information specific to operating systems as well as portable devices.

The Voiceover feature is highly regarded and incorporated into a variety of products including the new ipad.

 

Ubuntu

ubuntuThe Ubuntu Accessibility page as well as the Ubuntu accessibility team wiki provide information about the usability features of this free operating system.