Creating Accessible Publications from PDF

Making PDF documents accessible usually involves a number of time consuming manual steps. FlowPaper provides a number features to improve accessibility in PDF documents, with minimal manual effort;

  • PDF content gets converted into real, crisp HTML5 elements with optimized web fonts
  • The reading order of the document is automatically adjusted using machine learning (AI)
  • Toolbars, icons and buttons are placed in logical order and marked for screen readers to understand
  • Paragraphs and columns can be tapped to zoom in if needed, minimizing the amount of navigation needed to read content
  • The viewer provides additional support for text to be read out loud even if no screen reader is installed, with graphical progress of the progress
Reading order is automatically adjusted

Text elements in the publication is ordered automatically to let screen readers read out the text in logical reading order.

The text in the publication is highlighted as it is being read out by the screen reader audio.


As sharp as it gets

FlowPaper converts the PDF to HTML5 elements which means that you can zoom in and out of the PDFs just like any web page, without waiting for the viewer to re-render the pages. Want to print the page you're viewing? Don't worry, the text sharpness stays just as sharp in the print as on screen.


True screen reader support

The publications created using FlowPaper support popular screen readers such as JAWS and NVDA so that your visitors can continue reading the PDF content just like any other web page. No more downloading or tricky keys to get the browser to read out the text.


Read out loud with progress

FlowPaper provides built in functionality for reading out text using audio, with graphical reading progress indication. Even if no screen reader is installed.