Thorium Reader for Accessible EPUB3
To view the Accessible EPUB from DPS, we recommend the free, open-source Thorium Reader from EDRLab.
Because Thorium supports a wide range of formats, including EPUB3 in reflow or fixed layout format, audiobooks, visual narratives, PDF documents and DAISY 2.02 and 3 accessible ebooks; LCP protected or not, it's an excellent showcase for Accessible EPUB for visually impaired or dyslexic readers.
- MathML native rendering
- Left/right/justify text alignment.
- OPDS display of accessibility metadata.
- Double-click for text selection.
Thorium also supports
- various languages, including right-to-left languages, and the ability to switch languages on the fly
- reading modes, such as night mode, sepia mode, and dyslexia-friendly mode
- font sizes, styles, and families, including OpenDyslexic font
- text-to-speech engines, voices, and speeds, as well as the ability to highlight the spoken text
- keyboard shortcuts, touch gestures, and mouse actions to navigate and control the reader
- assistive technologies, such as screen readers, magnifiers, or braille displays
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