Apps for people with visual impairment

Mobile apps offer access to useful technology wherever you go, and this includes those designed for people with sight loss. We've highlighted the most accessible apps that you can use on your smartphone to help you with tasks in everyday life.

In most cases, these are available on Android devices via the Google Play Store, as well as on iPhones and iPads via the app store.

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In this section...

Seeing AI is a free app for Apple iOS devices that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to describe the world around you, including nearby people, text, and objects, and it also scans barcodes.

What is the Be My Eyes app, how do you use it and how can it support people living with sight loss.