Viskey

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Saturday, November 21, 2020
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Description of App

Viskey is the Visible Keyboard

With large text preview and good contrast, Viskey lets you leave your reading glasses in your pocket. You can pinch zoom the preview.

Viskey is an easy to use accessible keyboard that doesn't sacrifice modern features. It offers spelling support, auto-correction and auto-capitalization. You can use cursor keys to review existing text in larger type.

Features:

* Text preview with size adjustment for all text fields.
* Cursor keys, tap to move by character, hold space and tap to move by word.
* Spell Check
* Auto-Correction, adds corrected words to user dictionary
* Auto-Capitalization
* System Shortcuts
* User Dictionary
* Configurable black on white
* Optional key popup with big font

Supported layouts: English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Turkish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish. Layout can be changed on the fly, with automatic switching of spell-check language.

Spell-check support for English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and Turkish.

Optional audio feedback: Viskey can be configured to be self voicing, announcing letters and/or words as they are entered.

Viskey is also fully compatible with VoiceOver.

You can try Viskey for free, and subscribe for a year for pocket change. The subscription is valid on all your devices and will not auto-renew to avoid unexpected billing.

Version

3.0

Free or Paid

Free With In-App Purchase

Apple Watch Support

No

Device(s) App Was Tested On

iPhone

iOS Version

14.2

Accessibility Comments

Fully accessible with VoiceOver. Although designed for low vision users, there are some nice features that might make this worth checking out too for blind users as a possible alternative to the stock keyboard - swipe right to add a space, swipe left to delete a character for instance.

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability

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

Developer's Twitter Username

@mpaja

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Comments

Submitted by WellF on Saturday, November 21, 2020

Does it work as direct typing mode?

Submitted by WellF on Saturday, November 21, 2020

In reply to by WellF

I tested the app. It works fine for typing, but the gestures for deleting and other actions doesn't work, so it's like a common keyboard but with punctuation alongside the letters.

Submitted by Scruffy Ted on Saturday, November 21, 2020

In reply to by WellF

Check that Direct Touch is set to on in the VoiceOver rotor, as the gestures to insert a space or delete a character will not work if not.

Submitted by WellF on Saturday, November 21, 2020

In reply to by Scruffy Ted

The gestures for deleting, adding space, return and other functions doesn't work. I can only type as I do with the standard keyboard.

I'll try uninstalling and reinstalling it. The gestures thing sound very good, as I'd be able to type almost like I do with BSI.

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