AuthorTec Accessibility

This utility allows you to rapidly make your Word documents accessible for screen readers.

AuthorTec Accessibility is an add-in to Microsoft Office. It runs with:

  • PC Office 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010

  • Mac Office 2019 and 2016

  • Office 365 with any of the PC or Mac desktop versions of Office listed above.


 Download Instructions


You will see two download links.

PC Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010

Mac Office 2019, 2016 


SAVE the download




Run the install



How to Access & Use

Open the Word document you need to make accessible.

Click the the Review tab along the top of your screen.

You will see the new AuthorTec Accessibility button on the Review tab.

Use AuthorTec Accessibility to:

  1. Generate Alt Text for the non-text elements in your open document.

  2. Review and edit all of the Alt Text in your document.


For additional guidance

View the AuthorTec Tutorials found under the HELP tab on this website.

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