Results for Nero StartSmart
Nero StartSmart provides users with an easy interface to copy, edit and burn CD/DVDs and as well as to organise recordings. There is a shareware download and several different version numbers available on the web.
Accessibility Testing Results
This is part of the Nero suite and on the whole it is accessible but there are some issues when focus is lost at times for screen reader and onscreen keyboard users. Instructions are available on how to burn a CD for JAWS users.
|16||Built in accessibility checks||The Windows magnifier and screen reader work well and sticky plus toggle keys work as well as High contrast mode for colour changes. However, the on-screen keyboard can only be used with the main menu.|
|17||Application works with External Assistive Technologies||Keyboard access is possible and most screen readers work well with this application. All elements of the application appear to respond to external AT.|
|18||Text or other alternatives for image elements.||This application supports alternative text for images in that all icons are correctly labelled.|
|19||Keyboard / Alternative input with focus||Keyboad only access is possible for information screens and dialog boxes plus the tab focus works well. The tests were carried out using the NVDA screen reader.|
|20||Labels for objects, fields or controls||There are some labels missing for certain features. This may mean that screen reader users lose focus.|
|21||Audio alerts have visual cues||The program supports alternative for audio alert but the sound cannot be customised.|
|22||Alternatives for Video / Animation||Limited alternative option for video and animation.|
|23||Media events offer user control||It has clear interface but there may be times when focus is lost by screen reader users.|
|24||Textual Information for screen reader||This is good when using NVDA and information from forums shows that is also the case with WindowEyes and JAWS.|
|25||Keyboard shortcut keys offered||Some shortcut keys work with standard keyboard shortcuts and assistive technology|
|26||Save user preferences for style and zoom||There is no chance to change styles or font sizes within the actual application but it works well with simple magnification.|
|27||Timed events can be altered||Not applicable.|
|28||Change colours and contrast||It is not possible to change the colours or contrast levels individually other than through the operating system high contrast mode or with desktop settings.|
|29||Uniform and standardised presentation||Some consistency but menu items and dialog boxes could be clearer.|
|30||Documentation||The online help file is accessible and instructions and print out are clear. These can all be read by NVDA users.|
The following table shows how well the product performs for people with disabilities, as listed in the Disabilities section.
Percentages do not indicate how much of a site is accessible. They indicate the average figure of test results relevant to each disability. Select a disability to see which tests are relevant to it.
|Specific Learning Differences (including Dyslexia)||76%|
|Deaf/Hard of Hearing||76%|
|Partially Sighted and Visual Acuity||72%|
|Blind and Severe Visual Impairments||72%|
|Cognitive Learning Disabilities||70%|