Tools to download

While the Internet is an exciting technological tool, innovative design is required to make a website accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities.

Tools available for free

Colour Contrast Analyser

The internationally acclaimed tool for checking foreground and background colour combinations to determine if they provide good colour visibility and conform with WCAG 2.0. It also contains functionality to create simulations of certain visual conditions such as colour blindness.

Complex Table Markup Toolbar

This toolbar was created to assist developers and content authors with the creation of correctly marked-up complex data tables. The toolbar is an add-on to FireFox which can be used to:

  • Reveal 'headers' and 'id' complex data table mark-up
  • Create such mark-up either manually or automatically
  • Create a linear version of the data table content

Web Accessibility Toolbar (WAT) for IE

The most comprehensive aid for manual examination of web pages for a variety of aspects of accessibility. It consists of a range of functions that:

  • Identify components of a web page
  • Provide access to alternate views of page content
  • Facilitate the use of third party online applications

ColourMap - Colour Blind Helper

A Firefox add-on that can help colour blind users recognise colours on web pages and other on-screen content.

YouTube Flash Player with Captions

An accessible Flash YouTube player with caption support.

Dialog Box

This code provides a way for you to create HTML dialog boxes with a good level of accessibility.


This code provides a way for you to create autocomplete controls with a good level of accessibility.

Colour Contrast Determinator (beta)

A new online tool to help you find colour combinations that have sufficient contrast. With scaling features for hue, saturation and lightness, this tool doesn't just test colour combinations, it determines them. 

How to download

Tools are available to download for free via the download form submission page

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