Review of Prezi

Prezi Reviewed 16 May 2012 · Average score 37%


Prezi is an inaccessible service being designed to be used in Adobe Flash Player. It is unfortunates that keyboard or switch access is not possible and most elements are not read aloud by a screenreader. However, Prezi does offer many personalisation options in terms of colours, fonts and background. It zooms easily and allows users to see an entire overview of a presentation which many be helpful. Text notes can be added as can audio and video.

Detailed Results

# Test Outcome Notes
1 Login, Signup and Other Forms Accessible 33% Signup and login forms are simple and clear. Unfortunately it fails at the last moment as the screen reader user cannot hear the check box for the terms of use and has to go back to the submit button.
2 Image ALT Attributes 0% The images that appear on all the presentations do not appear accessible. There is no option to add alt attributes when uploading images.
3 Link Target Definitions 67% Links on the web pages about the product are good, but there are problematic link text on presentations, which do not make sense out of context.
4 Frame Titles and Layout 0% iframes used for the page design, and templates have been built to work within Adobe Flash Player without accessibility options.
5 Removal of Stylesheet 0% It is inaccessible for users who use screen reader and keyboard to access to the content.
6 Audio/Video Features 33% Possible to add text summary to the presentation, but it would be difficult for users with visual difficulties.
7 Video/animations - audio descriptions 33% A text description of video can be provided by the video owner but may be restricted.
8 Appropriate use of Tables 100% Tables are not used in the design of the site.
9 Tab Orderings Correct and Logical 0% Tab order is good and logical on the website, but the presentation are not accessible via a keyboard.
10 Page Functionality with Keyboard 0% The web pages are accessible with a keyboard but the presentations are inaccessible via keyboard.
11 Accessibility of Text Editors 0% There are no real text editor. The presentations cannot access by keyboard or screen reader.
12 Appropriate Feedback with Forms 33% It is difficult to use the presentation tool because the screen reader is not accessible.
13 Contrast and Colour Check 67% The colour contrast depends on the themes of presentations. There are several themes of presentations which provided high contrast. So, it is possible to make easy to read screens.
14 Page Integrity when Zooming 100% The website maintains the layout and usability of all critical areas perfectly when zoomed. The presentation tool has its own zoom features.
15 Text size, style, blinking elements and Readability 100% All text can be made readable. There is no flashing or blinking unless a user chooses to add an animation.