WebbIE is a set of programs developed since 2001 by Alasdair King and is free software under the GNU Public Licence V3 (see Legal) so you are free to use and redistribute it. People with no sight use a screenreader like JAWS, NVDA or Thunder with it.
- WebbIE and web accessibility gives you some detailed background on why WebbIE exists and what it does.
- Testimonials gives you some user comments on how WebbIE has helped them.
- WebbIE Blog gives you information about the latest updates or changes.
- Support has help for solving technical problems with WebbIE.
Other Assistive Technology
- Other software programs, resources, text-to-speech voices, and websites for people with disabilities. Including TTS voices, screenreaders, and fonts.
Downloads and documentation for the Thunder free Windows screenreader.
Articles on web design (HTML coding) for accessibility.
- Using the LABEL element to make forms work for blind people
- Practical accessible web design guidelines
- Using WebbIE to test your website.
- Why appearance is not important for accessible web design
- Choosing your alt tag or attribute content
How to amend Windows XP Narrator to use a different text-to-speech voice.
- Changing Windows Narrator to a different voice so you can do international testing.
Largely of historical interest for the early 2000s: Veli-Pekka died young, but would otherwise have been a leading light in accessibility.
Notes on the NVDA free Windows screenreader.
- Scripting the NVDA free screenreader (application plugins) Notes and documentation on writing Python scripts for NVDA.
An installer for the open-source Juice podcatcher.
- Juice (iPodder) Podcatcher installer. Windows Vista/7 32/64-bit MSI Installer for the Juice podcatcher program.