Kindle for PC v 1.20.1 (Windows 10) / Jaws 18

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    Kindle for PC
  • Version
    1.20.1
  • Operating System
    Windows
  • Operating System Version
    10
  • Assistive technology
    Jaws 18
  • Assistive technology features
    Keyboard, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    Dec. 13, 2017, 4 p.m.
  • Notes

Summaries

Short summary

Tested with screen reader for non-visual accessibility. The visual adjustments and read aloud tests results are contained in another evaluation.

Long summary

The tests not supported are:
Print pages, Add notes, Image alt text, Internal hyperlinks, Heading navigation and Table navigation.

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 84.6%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system accessibility Supported
Reading system activation Supported
Open content Supported The file was converted to Kindle format and then imported by copying it in the "My Kindle Content" folder.
Listing documents Supported

Navigation

4/5
Supported Keystroke Ctrl + L is useful for going to TOC.
Not Supported Print page navigation not supported.
Supported
Supported When the TOC pane is kept on the screen, the name of the current section being read by screen reader is highlighted. this information can be read by the screen reader by switching to the TOC (F6) and reading can be resumed.
Supported

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

3/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Supported Ctrl + D is the shortcut for adding bookmark at current page.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported Ctrl + B is the shortcut for list of Bookmarks.
Add a note Not Supported Text cannot be selected or highlighted for adding a note. The "add note" option cannot be activated with Jaws.
Review and navigate Notes Supported The notes list is accessible with Jaws.

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 69.2%

Non-Visual Reading

9/13
Initiate "read from here" Supported Text can be read continuously with Jaws. the text being read is kept in view. there is however no highlighting of text being read.
Stop and resume reading Supported
Proper reading order Supported
Image alternate text reading Not Supported Image alt text is not read by Jaws.
Change reading speed Supported
Pauses in TTS reading Supported The punctuation marks are supported for pauses. otherwise there is no differentiation between headings and regular text.
Navigation in table Not Supported Jaws cannot identify the beginning or end of table, row and columns. The table content can be read only like normal text.
Navigation between internal hyperlinks Not Supported Hyperlinks are not recognized by Jaws.
Move to the next block item Supported Only paragraph navigation is available.
Navigate by characters Supported
Navigate by words Supported
Navigate by lines Supported
Navigate the content by headings Not Supported Headings not identified by Jaws in the book content.

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Visual Adjustment Tests

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Visual Adjustment

0/8
Change font size Not Tested
Change background and foreground color Not Tested
Change brightness Not Tested
Apply high contrast system configuration Not Tested
Magnify the User Interface(UI) Not Tested
Change Font Not Tested
Support for SVG Not Tested
Enlarge SVG image Not Tested

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Read Aloud

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Read Aloud

0/8
The content can be read aloud Not Tested
Stop and resume reading Not Tested
The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user Not Tested
All text should be read in the proper order Not Tested
Change Read Aloud reading speed Not Tested
Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately Not Tested
Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Not Tested
The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Not Tested

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Media Overlays

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Basic Tests

0/3
Media Overlays Playback Not Tested
Pause and resume from the same position, without closing the book Not Tested
Resume playback from last position on opening a book Not Tested

Navigation Tests

0/10
Section Navigation - Previous/Next Phrase Not Tested
Navigate to previous section Not Tested
Navigate to next section Not Tested
Navigate with pagelist Not Tested
Move to next page Not Tested
Move to previous page Not Tested
Text and media overlay synchronization Not Tested
Set and navigate to bookmarks Not Tested
Section Navigation - TOC Not Tested
Continuous playback across page turns Not Tested

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