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Information About File Formats

Adobe Acrobat Reader (PDF)

PDF icon Need the Adobe Acrobat Reader? Follow this link for a free copy from Adobe. Links to the enhanced Acrobat Reader and to Adobe's online conversion tools are below.

  • Information on the Adobe Reader and screen reader compatability. Note: Macintosh Reader installers marked "monolithic" are single file installers intended for use on tangible media and inside firewalls.
  • Online Conversion Tools links to a set of tools that allow blind and visually impaired individuals to read any document in Adobe PDF. The tools convert PDF documents into simple HTML or ASCII text that can then be read by a number of common screen reading programs that synthesize the HTML as audible speech.

Microsoft Word

Word Icon Need the Microsoft Word Reader? Follow this link for a free Word Viewer.

Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint Icon Need the Microsoft PowerPoint Reader? Follow this link for a free PowerPoint Viewer.