Listed below are a range of inclusive apps, software, and information pages collated by the University to improve your digital experience. If you require further assistance accessing information, please contact

To view other University of Cumbria Accessibility Statements for other systems visit the Accessibility Statements Page

My Computer My Way

Help make your device easier to use.

Visit My Computer My Way

The AT Toolbar

Can change the look and feel of web pages, read text aloud or check your spelling

Visit The AT Toolbar

Apple Accessibility Guide

Visit Apple Accessibility Guide

Android Accessibility Guide

Visit Android Accessibility Guide

Live captions Google Chrome

Turn on live captions


IOS and Google Play Apps

Claro MagVR

Claro MagVR, Claro MagVR logo

3D high-definition visual magnifier for your screen.

Search for: 'Claro MagVR' on the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android)

Claro MagX

Claro MagX, Claro MagX logo

Mobile app that can magnify and improve contrast.

Search for: 'Claro MagX' on the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android)


Claro PDF, Claro PDF logo

PDF Reader for your mobile device with features to increase readability of documents.

ClaroPDF is free by default, however you can buy ClaroPDF Pro for a one-off cost of £9.99.

Search for: 'ClaroPDF' on the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android)


Use Chrome Browser Accessibility Extensions

Learn more about Chrome accessibility extensions.

Universal Accessibility Toolkit

Universal Accessibility Toolkit logo, Universal Accessibility Toolkit logo

The Universal Accessibility Toolkit provides users with a comprehensive selection of tools to fulfil all their accessibility needs in one easy to use extension.

Search for: Universal Accessibility Toolkit App Store (IOS) or Google Play (Android)

ClaroRead Chrome Extension

Claro Read Chrome Extension, Claro Read Chrome Extension

Listen to web pages read aloud.

Visit ClaroRead Chrome Extension

Read&Write Extension

read&write logo, read&write extension logo

Boost reading and writing confidence across all types of content and devices, in class, at work, and at home.

Visit Read&Write Extension

ATbar Accessibility

ATbar accessibility logo, ATbar accessibility logo

Cross-browser toolbar to help users customise the way they view and interact with web pages.

Visit ATbar Accessibility


Alternative Formats

If you are struggling to access any digital content on this site and require an alternative format please contact

There are a variety of formats that can help to overcome specific accessibility barriers, below are some suggested formats linked to specific disabilities:

  • visual impairments – audio, audio description, Braille, Moon, telephoneAltFImg.png
  • learning disabilities and literacy difficulties – audio, audio description, easy read, easy access, , subtitles
  • hearing – British Sign Language, Makaton, subtitling, textphone, SMS
  • co-ordination difficulties – large print, audio, audio description, telephone

If you are a member of the University and hold a University staff or student email account you can use our alternative format service directly.

For more information visit the My.Cumbria Alternative Formats Page

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