PocketBraille Lite

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team


Description of App: 

Braille is the way the blind and visually impaired write and read. PocketBraille Lite provides the ability for sighted and blind users of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad to learn the Braille code. PocketBraille Lite lets the user learn the alphabet and punctuation symbols of the Braille code as an entry point to the language.



Free or Paid: 


Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone 4
iPhone 5

Accessibility Comments: 

Fully accessible with the exception to the History section which can only be read by two fingers swipe down. Side to side swipe does not read the History.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.


The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.


Thank you.

I would just like to say thank you for looking at and posting about my app. There will be more free apps from me to come very soon. Please also check out my blog at www.iaccessibility.net.

Version 2.1

Now supports the IOS 6 and the iPhone 5!

What's New in Version 2.1

It is time for PocketBraille Lite to be updated, and we have a few things to offer this time.

1) iPhone 5 and iOS 6 support
2) iPad layout enhancements

There will be many new features and changes to come, so be on the lookout for some cool additions. Please leave feedback, and your thoughts will be added in to the app where possible. PocketBraille Reference will also be updated as well in the near future.