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Brand New Firefox!

There's a brand new Firefox out and it's faster, and more beautiful than never.
We are working hard to update this site to reflect all of the new features. Please bear with us.

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Mozilla Firefox on Windows

Access Firefox?

To sum it up, we provide:

  • Accessibility tools and resources for Firefox end users with disabilities (primarily visual impairments)
  • Firefox introductory materials for those new to Firefox, or curious about it
  • Firefox tips and guides for all Firefox users (from beginners to power users)

Learn more about why Access Firefox was created and who's behind it on the About AFx page.


blue orb with a Firefox icon Firefox Accessibility Features

View a listing of some of the fantastic accessibility features that comes preinstalled with Firefox that will allow you to further customize the way that web pages are presented to you.


jugsaw puzzle piece Firefox Accessibility Extensions

Browse through our selection of the best Firefox accessibility extensions. There are some great Firefox accessibility extensions that can do amazing things such as read a web page to you or allow you to fully manipulate a web page's appearance to meet your needs.


painters palette and brush Firefox Accessibility Themes

View our listing of Firefox accessibility themes. Themes are skins that change the appearance of Firefox. The themes that we display are very helpful for persons with visual impairments. There are high and low contrast themes, and themes with extra large icons and buttons and with large bold text.


Big Buttons Add-on

Large Firefox toolbar buttons

Sharp, colorful, and easy to see large (64x64 pixel) Firefox toolbar buttons.
Learn more about Big Buttons
Get Big Buttons from the Firefox Add-ons site.


computer monitor with audio icon Free Screen Readers

Windows:
NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access)
"Free and open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system. Providing feedback via synthetic speech and Braille"

Windows Accessibility on microsoft.com

Linux:
Orca
"Free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader that provides access to graphical desktop environments via user-customizable combinations of speech, braille, and magnification."

Accessibility on Linux desktops (article)

Mac:
VoiceOver
"VoiceOver 3 includes groundbreaking new features such as gesture support, braille display mirroring, web spots, and spoken hints. It also offers frequently requested features including autospeaking web pages, "read all," web page summary, web table support, user-created labels, customizable verbosity, and more."

Mac Accessibility Information on apple.com

Some of the icons on this page are derivatives from the Oxygen Icon Set.
Edited by Ken Saunders.