Windows Ease Of Access in Windows 10
In this tutorial, we will discuss Windows Ease of Access feature:
Windows comes with a pack of applications which help people with problems in reading, writing.
How can we access Windows Ease of Access feature?
Simply click the start menu button, choose All Apps, navigate to Windows Ease of Access, or you can search it start menu for easy access.
The Windows Ease of Access folder contains the following Windows applications:
1- Magnifier: Microsoft magnifier feature which allows you to magnify specific portions of windows in order to make the text more readable to help people with special abilities read easier, and ease the use of their PC. Once you click on it, it magnifies your display with 200 % zoom. Also, you have the lens option that can magnify areas that you points too.
2- Narrator: This is a screen reader work that is pretty much the same like text-to-speech engine. Here we can find options to enable / disable Narrator and also controlling if Narrator starts up automatically with startup apps. Here also we can find the option to control the speed of The Voice and choose between the available voices which by default are “Microsoft David Desktop.”
-as you can see after opening narrator application, I opened a website, and you will note that narrator placed blur frame on Google Chrome app, so it will read all text inside.
Wherever you move your mouse, the narrator will read the text you point to.
3- Onscreen keyboard: An on-screen keyboard feature is simply floating keyboard on your screen that helps you type in characters using your mouse rather than a keyboard for more help, assisting people that have disabilities using the keyboard.
4- Windows speech recognition: the built-in voice to text engine in MS Windows 10 is very useful. When tired of typing it simply convert your voice to text through your microphone. It’s easy to configure, just click on it, and a wizard will guide through the setup process, starting by setting up your microphone and reading certain statement load in order to recognize your voice.