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ClaroPDF (iOS)

ClaroPDF Pro is an accessible reading app for iOS. It supports PDF files and has features that support a wide range of student needs.

ClaroPDF Pro is a paid app available on the Apple App Store. 

Sensory Access Features

Visual Interaction

  • Adjust background colour
  • Adjust highlight colour, mode, and scrolling
  • Synchronized word, sentence or word trial highlighting to audio reading
  • Completely hide/minimize user interface buttons and controls while reading
  • View files in original layout¬†
  • Adjust zoom preference

Auditory Interaction

  • Have text read aloud in a variety of built-in voices (and download additional voices)
  • Set preferred voice and speed
  • Have a selected word pronounced (even if not using other auditory features)
  • Compatible with VoiceOver screen reader

Tactile Interaction

  • Read text in braille when used with VoiceOver and a refreshable braille display
  • Switch support for up to 4 switches to start and stop speech, and to turn to previous or next page
  • Pinch zoom text and graphics to adjust

Learning Features

Text Highlighting and Note-Taking

  • Add text highlights, notes, and comments
  • Annotations include: text notes, pen tool, insert and line arrow and shapes, and insert image or video

Reference Tools

  • Define or search the web for a selected word or phrase

Organizational Tools

  • Ability to organize files by reading lists, read/unread, flagged, and folders
  • Ability to save PDF with annotations to a different location and different file name
  • Thumbnail view helps to navigate directly to a page