Adobe Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.0 – October 2017

Product Information

Name of Product/Version: Adobe Animate CC

Product Description: Adobe Animate CC is animation software for creating vector animations for games, apps, and the web.

Date: April 2018

Contact information: access@adobe.com

Notes: The information contained in this report applies to the product itself. Information about product help and support documentation related to 602.3 (Support Docs) for Section 508 as published in 2017 is located at: http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/compliance.html.

Evaluation Methods Used: Testing Adobe Animate CC involved extensive use of leading assistive technologies, such as screen readers, screen magnifiers, and speech recognition software, as well exclusive use of the keyboard. Native platform accessibility features were also used to assist with testing. These were supplemented with techniques such as manual inspection of Accessibility API output.

Applicable Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standards/guidelines:

Standard/Guideline Included In Report

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, at http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-WCAG20-20081211/

Level A - Yes
Level AA - Yes
Level AAA - No

Section 508 as published in 2017, at http://www.Section508.gov

Yes

EN 301 549 Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services in Europe, at http://mandate376.standards.eu/standard

Yes

Terms

The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

  • Supports: The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criterion without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
  • Supports with Exceptions: Some functionality of the product does not meet the criterion.
  • Does Not Support: The majority of product functionality does not meet the criterion.
  • Not Applicable: The criterion is not relevant to the product.
  • Not Evaluated: The product has not been evaluated against the criterion. This can be used only in WCAG 2.0 Level AAA.

WCAG 2.0 Report

Sections 1 and 2 also document conformance with:

  • EN 301 549:  Chapter 9 - Web, Chapter 10 - Non-Web documents, Section 11.2.1- Non-Web Software (excluding closed functionality), and Section 11.2.2 - Non-Web Software (closed functionality).
  • Revised Section 508: Chapter 5 – 501.1 Scope, 504.2 Content Creation or Editing, and Chapter 6 – 602.3 Electronic Support Documentation.

Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.0 Conformance Requirements.

Section 1: Success Criteria, Level A

Notes:

Guideline 1.1 Text Alternatives:
Provide text alternatives for any non-text content so that it can be changed into other forms people need, such as large print, braille, speech, symbols or simpler language.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.1 (Web)
  • 10.2.1 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.1 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.1 (Closed Functionality Software)
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Imported images within the library do not have textual equivalents.

Additionally, icons in the toolbars, such as those for aligning elements, do not have programmatic textual descriptions, but are available on mouse hover.

Authored Content (HTML): Textual equivalents can be added to each Adobe Animate object through the accessibility panel.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not provide non-text content that requires a text alternative.

Guideline 1.2 Time-based Media:
Provide alternatives for time-based media.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.2 (Web)
  • 10.2.2 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.2 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.2.1 and 11.2.2.2.2 (Closed Software)
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not provide prerecorded audio-only or video-only content.

Authored Content (HTML): The product allows an author to record an audio description of what would otherwise be video-only media.

Authored Content (Video): The product allows an author to record an audio description of what would otherwise be video-only media.

1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.3 (Web)
  • 10.2.3 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.3 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.3 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (Video): Supports with Exceptions

Software: The product does not provide prerecorded media that requires captions. Imported file formats do not possess caption information.

Authored Content (HTML): The product only allows an author to add captions when the authored content is a FLV or H.264 video in Flash. Other export formats require external tools to create captions and the user is not prompted within the product to find those tools.

Authored Content (Video): The product only allows an author to add captions when the authored content is a FLV or H.264 video in Flash. Other export formats require external tools to create captions and the user is not prompted within the product to find those tools.

1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.4 (Web)
  • 10.2.4 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.4 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.4 (Closed Software)
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not provide prerecorded media that requires audio description.

Authored Content (HTML): The product allows an author to record an audio description of what would otherwise be video-only media.

Authored Content (Video): The product allows an author to record an audio description of what would otherwise be video-only media.

Guideline 1.3 Adaptable:
Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without losing information or structure.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.7 (Web)
  • 10.2.7 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.7 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.7 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Does Not Support

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Elements within some containers, such as the timeline, the tools toolbar, and the properties toolbar, provide proper parent-child hierarchy information. However, menu items, such as those found under “File”, “Edit”, and “View”, do not communicate their content and hierarchy programmatically.

Additionally, descriptive programmatic names are not present on containers. All containers have a name of “OS_View Container”.

Authored Content: (HTML): The product does not allow authors to define structural relationships. Instead, when exposing structure to assistive technology, the product recommends creating a separate textual description for the authored content.

Authored Content: (Video): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.8 (Web)
  • 10.2.8 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.8 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.8 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product presents content in a meaningful sequence.

Authored Content (HTML): The product allows authors the ability to present content in a meaningful sequence.

Authored Content (Video): The product allows authors the ability to present content in a meaningful sequence.

1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.9 (Web)
  • 10.2.9 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.9 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.9 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Guideline 1.4 Distinguishable:
Make it easier for users to see and hear content including separating foreground from background.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

1.4.1 Use of Color (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.10 (Web)
  • 10.2.10 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.10 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.10 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

1.4.2 Audio Control (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.11 (Web)
  • 10.2.11 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.11 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.11 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not include audio that plays automatically.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Guideline 2.1 Keyboard Accessible:
Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

2.1.1 Keyboard (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.15 (Web)
  • 10.2.15 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.15 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.15 (Closed Software)
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Navigating the application’s containers is not possible through the use of keyboard as focus cannot be placed on most elements. Switching between tools and icons is also not possible solely using the keyboard. Additionally, some tools, such as the pen tool, can only be used with the mouse.

Authored Content (HTML): While it is possible to create simple keyboard accessible content with the product, the product does not provide a method to specify tab order, and common Adobe Animate content creation techniques, such as attaching scripts directly to objects and using empty hit areas as buttons, do not create accessible components.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content video file formats do not have interactive features.

2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.16 (Web)
  • 10.2.16 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.16 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.16 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not allow users to navigate using the keyboard after creating or loading a project.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content video file formats do not have interactive features.

Guideline 2.2 Enough Time:
Provide users enough time to read and use content.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

2.2.1 Timing Adjustable (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.17 (Web)
  • 10.2.17 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.17 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.17 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not include time limits.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not include time limits.

2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.18 (Web)
  • 10.2.18 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.18 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.18 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not include moving, blinking, scrolling, or auto-updating information.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content video file formats do not have interactive features.

Guideline 2.3 Seizures:
Do not design content in a way that is known to cause seizures.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.19 (Web)
  • 10.2.19 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.19 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.19 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not contain flashing content.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Guideline 2.4 Navigable:
Provide ways to help users navigate, find content, and determine where they are.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

2.4.1 Bypass Blocks (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.20 (Web)
  • 10.2.20 (non-web document) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.1.20 (Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.2.20 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software) – Does not apply to non-web software
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs) – Does not apply to non-web docs

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: This criterion does not apply to non-web software.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can use ActionScript to manage focus and create a skip to main content link.

Authored Content (Video): This criterion does not apply to non-web documents.

2.4.2 Page Titled (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.21 (Web)
  • 10.2.21 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.21 (Software) - Does not apply
  • 11.2.2.21 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can set the title of exported HTML.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content is not capable of containing a page title.

2.4.3 Focus Order (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.22 (Web)
  • 10.2.22 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.22 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.22 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Components receive focus in a meaningful order.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that the focus order is logical.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not have focusable elements.

2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.23 (Web)
  • 10.2.23 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.23 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.23 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not include links.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can provide meaningful link text.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain links.

Guideline 3.1 Readable:
Make text content readable and understandable.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

3.1.1 Language of Page (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.27 (Web)
  • 10.2.27 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.27 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.27 (Closed Software)
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Does Not Support

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The language is programmatically determinable within the product. The language of the product is set based on the version installed by the user.

Authored Content (HTML): Within the product, authors cannot set the language of the document.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content is not capable of containing a programmatically determined language.

Guideline 3.2 Predictable:
Make Web pages appear and operate in predictable ways.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

3.2.1 On Focus (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.29 (Web)
  • 10.2.29 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.29 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.29 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which complies with this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not have focusable elements.

3.2.2 On Input (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.30 (Web)
  • 10.2.30 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.30 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.30 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content is not capable of containing user interface components.

Guideline 3.3 Input Assistance:
Help users avoid and correct mistakes.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

3.3.1 Error Identification (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.33 (Web)
  • 10.2.33 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.33 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.33 (Closed Software)
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Errors created by users, such as entering a very large value for numerical inputs, are identified as invalid with a prompt alerting the user. After the user confirms the prompt, the value is changed to the maximum possible value.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can use the validation techniques provided by Animate to ensure that authored content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content is not capable of containing user interface components.

3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.34 (Web)
  • 10.2.34 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.34 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.34 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Textual equivalents for most icons are displayed on mouse hover; however, sufficient information about most controls and how they function must be found elsewhere for users to interact with a given control.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which meets this criterion.

Guideline 4.1 Compatible:
Maximize compatibility with current and future user agents, including assistive technologies.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

4.1.1 Parsing (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.37 (Web)
  • 10.2.37 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.37 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.37 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The software is not implemented using markup languages.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content is not implemented using markup languages.

4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.38 (Web)
  • 10.2.38 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.38 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.38 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most controls have programmatic names; however, containers lack a descriptive programmatic name, as all containers have the same name.

The state of controls, such as the checkbox for Object Drawing Mode, and the values for drop- down selections, such as those for the Style, Width and Scale of the pen tool, are not communicated programmatically.

Values for position, scale, and hexadecimal color of objects are properly exposed to assistive technology.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content is not capable of containing user interface components.

Section 2: Success Criteria, Level AA

Notes:

Guideline 1.2 Time-based Media:
Provide alternatives for time-based media.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.5 (Web)
  • 10.2.5 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.5 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.5 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not provide live media that requires captions.

Authored Content (HTML): Authored content does not contain live media that requires captions.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain live media that requires captions.

1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.6 (Web)
  • 10.2.6 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.6 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.6 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not provide prerecorded video content that requires audio description.

Authored Content (HTML): Users can include an additional audio track for audio description information that will be included as part of the media.

Authored Content (Video): Users can include an additional audio track for audio description information that will be included as part of the media.

Guideline 1.4 Distinguishable:
Make it easier for users to see and hear content including separating foreground from background.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.12 (Web)
  • 10.2.12 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.12 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.12 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most text meets minimum contrast requirements; exceptions include:

  • Orange text used in the adjustable numerical values for elements, such as FPS and sizes

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

1.4.4 Resize text (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.13 (Web)
  • 10.2.13 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.13 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.13 (Closed Software)
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most user interface elements cannot be resized.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content only contains text exempted by the criterion.

1.4.5 Images of Text (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.14 (Web)
  • 10.2.14 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.14 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.14 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product uses text instead of images of text, except for branding elements that are considered essential.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Guideline 2.4 Navigable:
Provide ways to help users navigate, find content, and determine where they are.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

2.4.5 Multiple Ways (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.24 (Web)
  • 10.2.24 (non-web document) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.1.24 (Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.2.24 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software) – Does not apply to non-web software
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs) – Does not apply to non-web docs

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: This criterion does not apply to non-web software.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): This criterion does not apply to non-web documents.

2.4.6 Headings and Labels (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.25 (Web)
  • 10.2.25 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.25 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.25 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not provide headings. Labels for icon controls, which appear on mouse hover, are descriptive.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can provide text labels for each object in the accessibility panel. However, authors cannot define headings.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

2.4.7 Focus Visible (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.26 (Web)
  • 10.2.26 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.26 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.26 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Does Not Support

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The keyboard focus indicator is visible by default, in the menu items and on the initial Create or Load Project screen; however, as noted in 2.1.1 Keyboard, most elements cannot gain focus.

Authored Content (HTML): The product's authoring tool functions do not enable authors to provide visible indication of focus.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not have focusable elements.

Guideline 3.1 Readable:
Make text content readable and understandable.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

3.1.2 Language of Parts (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.28 (Web)
  • 10.2.28 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.28 (Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.2.28 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Does Not Support

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Content is only presented in one language at a time.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors cannot define inline changes in language.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content is not capable of containing a programmatically determined language.

Guideline 3.2 Predictable:
Make Web pages appear and operate in predictable ways.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.31 (Web)
  • 10.2.31 (non-web document) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.1.31 (Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.2.31 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software) – Does not apply to non-web software
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs) – Does not apply to non-web docs

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: This criterion does not apply to non-web software.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): This criterion does not apply to non-web documents.

3.2.4 Consistent Identification (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.32 (Web)
  • 10.2.32 (non-web document) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.1.32 (Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.2.2.32 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software) – Does not apply to non-web software
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs) – Does not apply to non-web docs

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: This criterion does not apply to non-web software.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): This criterion does not apply to non-web documents.

Guideline 3.3 Input Assistance:
Help users avoid and correct mistakes.
Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.35 (Web)
  • 10.2.35 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.35 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.35 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Exceptions include:

  • Entering very high numbers in a numerical input field, such as FPS, values are automatically changed to the highest possible value.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can ensure that content meets this criterion.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content is not capable of containing user interface components.

3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data) (Level AA)
Also applies to:
EN 301 549 Criteria

  • 9.2.36 (Web)
  • 10.2.36 (non-web document)
  • 11.2.1.36 (Software)
  • 11.2.2.36 (Closed Software) – Does not apply
  • 11.6.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 12.1.2 (Product Docs)
  • 12.2.4 (Support Docs)

2017 Section 508

  • 501 (Web)(Software)
  • 504.2 (Authoring Tool)
  • 602.3 (Support Docs)

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not process legal commitments or financial transactions or modify user-controllable data.

Authored Content (HTML): Authored content does not process legal commitments or financial transactions or modify user-controllable data.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not process legal commitments or financial transactions or modify user-controllable data.

2017 Section 508 Report

Notes:

Chapter 3: Functional Performance Criteria (FPC)

Notes:

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

302.1 Without Vision

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: As described in 2.1.1 Keyboard, solely using the keyboard to navigate the product’s containers, icons, and tools is not possible.

As described 1.3.1 Info and Relationships, menu items do not communicate their hierarchy.

As described in 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, all containers have the same name, and several controls do not communicate their values.

Authored Content (HTML): Textual equivalents can be added to each object.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can provide sufficient audio description for authored content to ensure it can be used by users without vision.

302.2 With Limited Vision

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most of the text meets color contrast standards; however, as described in 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum), input values do not meet color contrast standards.

Additionally, as noted in 1.4.4 Resize Text, most user interface elements cannot be resized.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users with limited vision.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional for users with limited vision.

302.3 Without Perception of Color

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not rely solely on color to communicate information.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users without perception of color.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional for users without perception of color.

302.4 Without Hearing

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports with Exceptions

Software: The product does not require the use of hearing.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users without hearing.

Authored Content (Video): The product only allows an author to add captions when the authored content is a FLV or H.264 video in Flash. Other export formats require external tools to create captions, and the product does not provide sufficient instructions for authors to locate such external tools.

302.5 With Limited Hearing

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports with Exceptions

Software: The product does not require the use of hearing.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content that is functional for users with limited hearing.

Authored Content (Video): The product only allows an author to add captions when the authored content is a FLV or H.264 video in Flash. Other export formats require external tools to create captions, and the product does not provide sufficient instructions for authors to locate such external tools.

302.6 Without Speech

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not require the use of speech.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users without speech.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional for users without speech.

302.7 With Limited Manipulation

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: As described in 2.1.1 Keyboard, navigating the product and using several of the tools cannot be accomplished solely using the keyboard. This prevents users with limited manipulation from using most functions of the product.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional with limited manipulation.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional with limited manipulation.

302.8 With Limited Reach and Strength

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product is functional with limited reach and strength.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional with limited reach and strength.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional with limited reach and strength.

302.9 With Limited Language, Cognitive, and Learning Abilities

Software: Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Users with cognitive disabilities have varying needs for features that allow them to adapt content and work with assistive technology or accessibility features of the platform. However, as noted in 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions, the product does not provide instructions for most functions.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users with limited language, cognitive, and learning abilities.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional for users with limited language, cognitive, and learning abilities.

Chapter 4: Hardware

Notes: Not Applicable

Chapter 5: Software

Notes:

501 General

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

501 Scope – Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AA

See WCAG 2.0 section.

 

502 Interoperability with Assistive Technology

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

502.2.1 User Control of Accessibility Features

Not Applicable

The product is not platform software.

502.2.2 No Disruption of Accessibility Features

Supports

The product does not disrupt platform accessibility features.

502.3 Accessibility Services

   

502.3.1 Object Information

Does Not Support

As noted in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships and 4.1.2 Name Role and Value, the product does not provide descriptive programmatically determinable names for containers and values for some inputs are not programmatically determined.

502.3.2 Modification of Object Information

Supports with Exceptions

The names of some objects, such as the layers in the timeline, can be changed. However, most other objects do not allow for the changing of information.

502.3.3 Row, Column, and Headers

Supports

The product does not contain tables.

502.3.4 Values

Supports

The product’s values are exposed to assistive technology.

502.3.5 Modification of Values

Supports

The product supports the modification of values, such as X and Y position, color, width, and height.

502.3.6 Label Relationships

Supports with Exceptions

As described in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships, 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, and 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions, textual equivalents are programmatically determinable for most elements, but are not descriptive for containers, and may not be present for inputs.

502.3.7 Hierarchical Relationships

Supports with Exceptions

As described in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships, hierarchy information is available for elements within containers, but is not available for menu items.

502.3.8 Text

Supports

Text content is exposed to assistive technology.

502.3.9 Modification of Text

Supports

Text content can be edited for named objects and for numerical inputs.

502.3.10 List of Actions

Does Not Support

As described in 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, checkboxes, such as those for Object Drawing Mode, and the values for drop-down selections, such as those for the Style, Width and Scale of the pen tool, are not communicated programmatically.

502.3.11 Actions on Objects

Supports

The product allows assistive technology to execute actions on objects.

502.3.12 Focus Cursor

Does Not Support

Focus can only be gained on the initial create or load project screen and on the menu items.

502.3.13 Modification of Focus Cursor

Does Not Support

Focus can only be gained on the initial create or load project screen and on the menu items.

502.3.14 Event Notification

Supports

The product notifies assistive technology of user interaction events.

502.4 Platform Accessibility Features

Not Applicable

The product is not platform software.

503 Applications

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

503.2 User Preferences

Supports with Exceptions

The product allows the use of setting UI color preferences, with a dark and light theme and custom highlight and onion skin colors.

However, font size and style cannot be modified.

503.3 Alternative User Interfaces

Not Applicable

The product does not provide an alternative user interface that functions as assistive technology.

503.4 User Controls for Captions and Audio Description.

   

503.4.1 Caption Controls

Not Applicable

The product does not provide prerecorded media that requires captions.

503.4.2 Audio Description Controls

Not Applicable

The product does not provide prerecorded media that requires captions.

504 Authoring Tools

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

504.2 Content Creation or Editing  (if not authoring tool, enter “not applicable”)

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in the WCAG section

504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format Conversion

Not Applicable

Imported JPEG and PNG image files do not contain features that support the WCAG success criteria.

504.2.2 PDF Export

Not Applicable

The product does not export PDF files.

504.3 Prompts

Does Not Support

The product does not prompt authors to create content which conforms to WCAG 2.0 Levels A and AA.

504.4 Templates

Does Not Support

Templates in the product do not allow authors to create content which conforms to WCAG 2.0 Levels A and AA.

Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

Notes: Information about Adobe’s Support Documentation regarding electronic support documentation conformance to WCAG 2.0 Level A and Level AA Success Criteria related to 2017 Section 508 602.3 (Support Docs) is available in the Adobe Accessibility Conformance Report for HelpX documentation.

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

601.1 Scope

   

602 Support Documentation

   

602.2 Accessibility and Compatibility Features

Applicable - Not Tested

Not Tested

602.3 Electronic Support Documentation

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in WCAG section

602.4 Alternate Formats for Non-Electronic Support Documentation

Applicable - Not Tested

Not Tested

603 Support Services

   

603.2 Information on Accessibility and Compatibility Features

Applicable - Not Tested

Not Tested

603.3 Accommodation of Communication Needs

Applicable - Not Tested

Not Tested

EN 301 549 Report

Notes:

Chapter 4: 4.2 Functional Performance Statements (FPS)

Notes:

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

4.2.1 Usage without vision

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: As described in 2.1.1 Keyboard, navigating the product’s containers, icons, and tools solely using the keyboard is not possible.

As described 1.3.1 Info and Relationships, menu items do not communicate their hierarchy.

As described in 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, all containers have the same name, and several controls do not communicate their values.

Authored Content (HTML): Textual equivalents can be added to each Adobe Animate object through the accessibility panel.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can provide sufficient audio description to content to ensure they can be used by users without vision.

4.2.2 Usage with limited vision

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most of the text meets color contrast standards; however, as described in 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum), input values do not meet color contrast standards.

Additionally, as noted in 1.4.4 Resize Text, most user interface elements cannot be resized.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users with limited vision.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional for users with limited vision.

4.2.3 Usage without perception of colour

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not rely solely on color to communicate information.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users without perception of color.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional for users without perception of color.

4.2.4 Usage without hearing

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Does Not Support

Software: The product does not contain audio content.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users without hearing.

Authored Content (Video): The product only allows an author to add captions when the authored content is a FLV or H.264 video in Flash. Other export formats require external tools to create captions, and the product does not provide sufficient instructions for authors to locate such external tools.

4.2.5 Usage with limited hearing

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Does Not Support

Software: The product does not contain audio content.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users without hearing.

Authored Content (Video): The product only allows an author to add captions when the authored content is a FLV or H.264 video in Flash. Other export formats require external tools to create captions, and the product does not provide sufficient instructions for authors to locate such external tools.

4.2.6 Usage without vocal capability

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not require the use of speech.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users without speech.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional for users without speech.

4.2.7 Usage with limited manipulation or strength

Software: Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: As described in 2.1.1 Keyboard, navigating the product and using several of the tools cannot be accomplished solely using the keyboard. This prevents users with limited manipulation or strength from using most functions of the product.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional with limited manipulation or strength.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional with limited manipulation or strength.

4.2.8 Usage with limited reach

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product is functional with limited reach.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional with limited reach.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional with limited reach.

4.2.9 Minimize photosensitive seizure

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not contain flashing content.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which does not flash, or flashes within an acceptable threshold, in order to minimize the potential for triggering photosensitive seizures.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which does not flash, or flashes within an acceptable threshold, in order to minimize the potential for triggering photosensitive seizures.

4.2.10 Usage with limited cognition

Software: Supports with Exceptions

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Users with limited cognition have varying needs for features that allow them to adapt content and work with assistive technology or accessibility features of the platform. However, as noted in 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions, the product does not provide instructions for most functions.

Authored Content (HTML): Authors can create content which is functional for users with limited cognition.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which is functional for users with limited cognition.

4.2.11 Privacy

Software: Supports

Authored Content (HTML): Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not ask for legal, financial, or personal data.

Authored Content (HTML): Authored content does not ask for legal, financial, or personal data.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not ask for legal, financial, or personal data.

Chapter 5: Generic Requirements

Notes:

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

5.1 Closed Functionality

Not Applicable

5.1.2.2-5.1.6.2 are not applicable for this product.

5.2 Activation of accessibility features

Not Applicable

The product does not have specific documented accessibility features. The software instead relies upon platform accessibility features.

5.3 Biometrics

Not Applicable

The product does not use biometrics.

5.4 Preservation of accessibility information during conversion

Not Applicable

Imported images and audio do not provide information for accessibility.

5.5.1 Means of operation

Not Applicable

The product does not have operable parts.

5.5.2 Operable parts discernibility

Not Applicable

The product does not have operable parts.

5.6.1 Tactile or auditory status

Not Applicable

The product is not hardware.

5.6.2 Visual status

Not Applicable

The product is not hardware.

5.7 Key repeat

Not Applicable

The product is not hardware.

5.8 Double-strike key acceptance

Not Applicable

The product is not hardware.

5.9 Simultaneous user actions

Supports with Exceptions

Most functions of the product do not require simultaneous user actions. The product supports Windows Sticky Keys, which allows users to combine modifier keys by pressing one key at a time.

However, some tools, such as the pen tool or rectangle select tool, have functions that require simultaneous user actions. For example, holding the shift key while expanding a rectangle with the mouse scales the rectangle as a square.

Chapter 6: ICT with Two-Way Voice Communication

Notes: Not Applicable

Chapter 7: ICT with Video Capabilities

Notes: Not Applicable. The product does not contain, transmit, convert, or record video.

Chapter 8: Hardware

Notes: Not Applicable

Chapter 9: Web

Notes: See WCAG 2.0 section.

Chapter 10: Non-web Documents

Notes: Not Applicable

Chapter 11: Software

Notes:

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

11.2.1 Software success criteria (excluding closed functionality)

See WCAG 2.0 section.

See information in the WCAG section

11.2.2 Software success criteria (closed functionality)

See WCAG 2.0 section.

See information in the WCAG section

11.3.2.3 Use of accessibility services

Supports

The product uses documented platform accessibility services.

11.3.2.4 Assistive technology

Not Applicable

The product is not an assistive technology.

11.3.2.5 Object information

Does Not Support

The product does not properly expose the name, role, and state of objects to assistive technologies.

11.3.2.6 Row, column, and headers

Not Applicable

The product does not use table headers, rows, or columns.

11.3.2.7 Values

Does Not Support

As noted in 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, containers lack a descriptive programmatic name, and the state of checkboxes and values for drop-down controls are not programmatically determined.

11.3.2.8 Label relationships

Supports with Exceptions

As described in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships and 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions, icon labels are programmatically labeled and present on mouse hover. However, containers lack a descriptive programmatic name, and the state of checkboxes and values for drop-down controls are not programmatically determined.

11.3.2.9 Parent-child relationships

Supports

As noted in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships, elements within containers, such as the timeline, the tools toolbar, and the properties toolbar, provide proper parent-child hierarchy information.

11.3.2.10 Text

Supports

The product exposes text content to assistive technology.

11.3.2.11 List of available actions

Does Not Support

As described in 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, checkboxes, such as those for Object Drawing Mode, and the values for drop-down selections, such as those for the Style, Width and Scale of the pen tool, are not communicated programmatically.

11.3.2.12 Execution of available actions

Supports

The product allows assistive technology to perform actions on objects.

11.3.2.13 Tracking of focus and selection attributes

Does Not Support

The product provides an indication of focus on the initial loading screen and in menu items, however, as described in 2.1.1 Keyboard, most controls and tools cannot gain focus.

11.3.2.14 Modification of focus and selection attributes

Supports

The product provides an indication of focus on the initial loading screen and in menu items, however, as described in 2.1.1 Keyboard, most controls and tools cannot gain focus.

11.3.2.15 Change notification

Supports

The product notifies assistive technology of user interaction events.

11.3.2.16 Modifications of states and properties

Supports

States and properties of controls can be changed in the product.

11.3.2.17 Modifications of values and text

Supports

Values and text of controls and inputs in the product can be set by assistive technology.

11.4.1 User control of accessibility features

Not Applicable

The product is not platform software.

11.4.2 No disruption of accessibility features

Supports with Exceptions

The product does not disrupt most platform accessibility features, with the exception of Windows High Contrast mode.

11.5 User preferences

Supports with Exceptions

The product allows the use of setting UI color preferences, with a dark and light theme and custom highlight and onion skin colors.

However, font size and style cannot be modified.

11.6.2 Accessible content creation (if not authoring tool, enter “not applicable”)

See WCAG 2.0 section.

See information in the WCAG section

11.6.3 Preservation of accessibility information in transformations

Not Applicable

Imported image files, such as JPEG and PNG, do not contain accessibility information.

11.6.4 Repair assistance

Not Applicable

The product does not have accessibility checking functionality.

11.6.5 Templates

Does Not Support

Templates in the product do not allow authors to create content which conforms to WCAG 2.0 Levels A and AA.

Chapter 12: Documentation and Support Services

Notes: Information about Adobe’s Support Documentation regarding electronic support documentation conformance to WCAG 2.0 Level A and Level AA Success Criteria related to 2017 Section 508 602.3 (Support Docs) is available in the Adobe Accessibility Conformance Report for HelpX documentation.

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

12.1 Product documentation

   

12.1.1 Accessibility and compatibility features

Applicable - Not Tested

Not Tested

12.1.2 Accessible documentation

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in WCAG section

12.2 Support Services

   

12.2.2 Information on accessibility and compatibility features

Applicable - Not Tested

Not Tested

12.2.3 Effective communication

Applicable - Not Tested

Not Tested

12.2.4 Accessible documentation

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in WCAG section

Chapter 13: ICT Providing Relay or Emergency Service Access

Notes: Not Applicable