Adobe Digital Editions v 4.5.10 (iOS 12)
Name Adobe Digital Editions
Operating System iOS
Operating System Version
Assistive technology Voiceover
Assistive technology features Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
Last Updated Feb. 21, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
Basic and non-visual tests performed with Voiceover screen reader
The app is not suitable for reading books with Voiceover. Many navigation features are not available. Many controls in the book reading screen are not labelled. The tests not supported are: determining TOC hierarchy, navigation from TOC to sections, navigation to print page breaks, moving forward and backward in the book by flipping pages, determining current location information, moving to chapters without TOC, block navigation with Voiceover and selection of tex.
Operating system/Platform accessibility
The reading system can be activated independently
The test book was opened from email attachment
The table of contents in the app presents the content hierarchy
The hierarchy cannot be determined with Voiceover
Navigate to chapters through the Table of Contents
The Voiceover focus does not move to the section selected in TOC. It is difficult to bring the focus to the selection which is displayed on the screen.
Navigate content by pages
The go to page menu command does not help navigate to the 10 print page breaks in the book.
Navigate forward and backward through reflowed content
It is not possible to move to next or previous page using any gesture or command with Voiceover running.
Read navigation information
Required information is not available
Perform a search, review the search results
The Search button is not labelled. On selecting a search result it is not possible to read the passage containing the searched term with Voiceover.
Move across chapters without using TOC
Page flipping is not supported with Voiceover. During reading Voiceover stops at end of current chapter.
Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks
Add a Bookmark or Highlight
The Bookmark button is not labelled. Voiceover is not able to determine if it has been activated or not.