Magnification Apps

There is a huge range of magnification applications (apps) available for smartphones and tablet devices. These apps are designed to give a magnified image on the smartphone or tablet screen. Some of these magnification apps work best on newer versions of smartphones which have enhanced autofocus cameras. Due to the sheer number of magnification apps available, it is not possible for Assist Ireland to list all of these apps as individual products in this section.

We recommend searching the Apple Apps Store or Android Apps Store to browse the apps available, and if necessary or possible, speak with an occupational therapist or speech and language therapist for advice on what apps might be suitable for you.

If you are new to this technology and would like to know more about smartphones and apps and how they can help you, we have an Information Sheet Apps for People with Disabilities and Older People which explains what they are and what they can do. There is a section within this document entitled Magnification Apps that describes and gives examples of some magnification apps.

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