Adobe Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.2 – July 2018

Product Information

Name of Product/Version: Adobe Media Encoder CC for Windows, version 13

Product Description: Adobe Media Encoder empowers Ingest, transcode, creation of proxies and output to virtually all industry standard file formats. Tight integration with Adobe Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC and other applications provides a seamless workflow.

Date: December 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 is located at: http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/compliance.html.

Evaluation Methods Used: Testing Adobe Media Encoder involved extensive use of leading assistive technology, 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

Revised Section 508 standards as published by the U.S. Access Board in the Federal Register on January 18, 2017

Corrections to the ICT Final Rule as published by the US Access Board in the Federal Register on January 22, 2018

Yes

EN 301 549 Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services in Europe, V1.1.2 (2015-04) 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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not expose text alternatives for non-text content in most product functions. Examples include:

  • Icon buttons

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain non-text content that would require 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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not contain prerecorded audio-only or video-only media.

Authored Content (Video): When an imported file contains an audio description track for what would otherwise be a video-only clip, the audio is preserved in conversion. Video file formats cannot contain transcripts.

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 (Video): Does Not Support

Software: The product does not contain prerecorded synchronized media.

Authored Content (Video): When the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not contain prerecorded video content that would require audio description or a media alternative.

Authored Content (Video): Video file formats cannot contain transcripts, so this criterion is met to the extent supported by the authored content formats

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product’s main menus convey structure and relationships through object information. However, most visual information is not provided programmatically, such as:

  • Text displayed in dialogs
  • Panel structures
  • Form field groups
  • Tab lists and tab panels

Authored Content (Video): Video file formats are not capable of containing programmatic structure information or text.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: Where the product presents content to assistive technology, such as in the main menus, the content is presented in a meaningful sequence.

Authored Content (Video): The product allows authors 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 (Video): Supports

Software: Instructions do not rely solely on sensory characteristics.

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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: After the user chooses high contrast colors in Preferences > Appearance, most functions of the product do not convey information through color alone. Exceptions include:

  • Some link text is distinguished from non-link text solely through a color difference.
  • Checkboxes, radio buttons, and some icon buttons convey their focused or unfocused state solely through a color difference.

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 (Video): Supports

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

Authored Content (Video): Playback control is a function of the user’s media player, not the authored content.

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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most product functionality can be operated through a keyboard interface, either directly or through equivalent facilitation. Exceptions include:

  • In the Export Settings dialog, tab lists and expand/collapse controls.
  • In the Media Browser panel, the function to play a video.
  • In the Queue panel, the function to rename a stitched clip.
  • Table sort and column width controls in workspace panels.
  • The Undock function for workspace panels.
  • In Preferences, the Attempt to Force Hardware to Document Sample Rate and Enable Hardware Accelerated Decoding checkboxes.
  • The display of tooltip text for controls.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain controls that would require a keyboard interface.

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: Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not include keyboard traps.

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

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not include time limits.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not include elements which move, blink, scroll, or auto-update.

Authored Content (Video): Playback control is a function of the user’s media player, not the authored content.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not contain flashing content.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that content does not flash, or flashes below the required thresholds.

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 (Video): Supports

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

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 (Video): Does Not Support

Software: The title of the software and the titles of dialogs describe their purpose.

Authored Content (Video): For video file formats that support a title, such as MPEG4, the product does not provide a function for authors to add a title within the product itself or by relying on other tools.

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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most components receive focus in a meaningful order. Exceptions include:

  • Some form elements in Preferences > Appearance and Preferences > Media.
  • Some form elements in the Export Settings dialog.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain focusable components.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product contains some text visually styled as links, but this text is not identified programmatically as a link. Therefore, this criterion is not applicable.

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 (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 (Video): Video file formats are 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 (Video): Supports

Software: Components do not initiate a change of context when focused.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain focusable components.

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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most user inputs do not cause changes of context. Exceptions include:

  • In Export Settings, selecting an Audio Format radio button causes focus to be lost.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain user input controls.

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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: In most product functions, form fields are limited to elements, such as checkboxes and option lists, which prevent the possibility of input errors. Exceptions include:

  • In some text fields, the product automatically corrects invalid input without explanation.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain user input controls which would require error identification.

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: Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Visible labels are provided for input fields.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain user input controls that would require labels or instructions.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The software is not implemented using markup languages.

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: Does Not Support

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product’s main menus convey name, role, and state information to assistive technology. However, most user interface components do not provide programmatic name, role, or state information. Examples include:

  • Buttons
  • Form controls
  • Trees and tree grids
  • Tab list

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain controls that would require programmatically determined name, role, state, property, and value information.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not contain live synchronized media.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain live synchronized media.

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 (Video): Does Not Support

Software: The product does not contain prerecorded video content that would require audio description.

Authored Content (Video): When the product converts an imported video with a primary audio track and an audio description track, it saves only the first of the two audio tracks. The product does not provide a mode of operation for authors to create an audio description for exported videos, either within the product itself or by relying on other tools.

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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: After the user chooses high contrast colors in Preferences > Appearance, most text meets minimum contrast requirements. Exceptions include:

  • In workspace panels, a selected row with gray text has insufficient contrast.

Authored Content (Video): Authors can ensure that authored content meets minimum contrast requirements.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product responds to Windows system display scaling to 200%. However, when text is enlarged 200% without assistive technology, most product functionality is unusable. Examples include:

  • In the Export Settings dialog, form controls such as Format and Preset are off-screen and can’t be reached by scrolling.
  • In the Preferences dialog, controls such as the OK button are off-screen and can’t be reached by scrolling.

Authored Content (Video): Video file formats can only contain images of text, which do not require resizing.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product uses text instead of images of text.

Authored Content (Video): A particular presentation is essential for images of text in video.

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 (Video): Supports

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

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 (Video): Supports

Software: Headings and labels are descriptive.

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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most focusable elements have a visible keyboard focus indicator. Exceptions include:

  • The selected row in tree grids, such as the Queue panel and the Preset Browser panel.
  • Some icon buttons in the Media Browser panel.
  • The timeline slider in the Export Settings dialog.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain 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 (Video): Supports

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

Authored Content (Video): Video file formats are not capable of containing programmatic determination of the language of phrases.

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 (Video): Supports

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

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 (Video): Supports

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

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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: In most product functions, form fields are limited to elements, such as checkboxes and option lists, which prevent the possibility of input errors. Exceptions include:

  • In Export Settings, an error dialog identifies that a frame width is out of range, but a valid range is not provided.
  • In the Save As dialog, an error dialog identifies that a file name is invalid but does not state which characters are allowed.

Authored Content (Video): Authored content does not contain user input controls that would require suggestions for correction.

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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not process legal commitments or financial transactions. Changes to user-controllable data are reversible or can be confirmed before finalizing.

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

Revised 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 (Video): Does Not Support

Software: The product’s main menus are functional for users without vision. However, most user interface objects in the product are not announced in a screen reader. As noted in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships and 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, examples include:

  • Panel structures
  • Trees and tree grids
  • Tabs
  • Forms
  • Buttons
  • Text in dialogs

Authored Content (Video): The product does not allow authors to create content which is functional for users without vision. As noted in 1.2.5 Audio Description, when the product converts an imported video with a primary audio track and an audio description track, it saves only the first of the two audio tracks.

302.2 With Limited Vision

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: When the user has chosen high contrast colors in Preferences > Appearance, most functions of the product are usable with limited vision. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 1.4.1 Use of Color,
      • Some link text is distinguished from non-link text solely through a color difference.
      • Checkboxes, radio buttons, and some icon buttons convey their focused or unfocused state solely through a color difference.
  • As noted in 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum), in workspace panels, a selected row with gray text has insufficient contrast.
  • As noted in 1.4.4 Resize Text, most product functionality is unusable at 200% display scaling.

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

302.3 Without Perception of Color

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most functions of the product are usable without perception of color. As noted in 1.4.1 Use of Color, exceptions include:

  • Some link text is distinguished from non-link text solely through a color difference.
  • Checkboxes, radio buttons, and some icon buttons convey their focused or unfocused state solely through a color difference.

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

302.4 Without Hearing

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Does Not Support

Software: Most product functions are usable without hearing. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 503.4.1 Caption Controls, the Media Browser panel does not provide controls to display captions.

Authored Content (Video): The product does not allow authors to create content which is functional for users without hearing. As noted in 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded), when the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files.

302.5 With Limited Hearing

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Does Not Support

Software: Most product functions are usable with limited hearing. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 503.4.1 Caption Controls, the Media Browser panel does not provide controls to display captions.

Authored Content (Video): The product does not allow authors to create content which is functional for users with limited hearing. As noted in 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded), when the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files.

302.6 Without Speech

Software: Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

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

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

302.7 With Limited Manipulation

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most product functions are usable with limited manipulation through a keyboard interface. The product provides keyboard access through a combination of standard keystrokes in the workspace and dialogs, alternative commands in the product main menus, and documented product-specific keystrokes. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 2.1.1 Keyboard, tab lists do not receive keyboard focus in the Export Settings dialog. This prevents customization of video settings such as Effects, Audio, and Publish.
  • As noted in 2.4.7 Focus Visible, some elements have no visible indicator when they are focused, such as the selected row in tree grids, some icon buttons in the Media Browser panel, and the timeline slider in the Export Settings dialog.

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

302.8 With Limited Reach and Strength

Software: Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product 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: Partially 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. For example, the product provides labels and instructions for forms, and does not include time limits. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 3.3.1 Error Identification, in some text input fields, the product automatically corrects invalid input without explanation.
  • As noted in 3.3.3 Error Suggestion, some error messages do not provide a suggestion for correction.

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

Chapter 4: Hardware

Notes: Not Applicable

Chapter 5: Software

Notes:

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

501.1 Scope – Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AA

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in the WCAG section

502 Interoperability with Assistive Technology
 

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

502.2 Documented Accessibility Features

See 502.2.1-502.2.2

 

502.2.1 User Control of Accessibility Features

Not Applicable

The product is not platform software.

502.2.2 No Disruption of Accessibility Features

Does Not Support

Most functions of the product do not expose object, text, and focus information to the accessibility API.

502.3 Accessibility Services

 

 

502.3.1 Object Information

Does Not Support

The product does not expose most name, role, state, boundary, and description information of objects to assistive technology.

502.3.2 Modification of Object Information

Partially Supports

The product allows assistive technology to modify most states and properties of controls. However, some controls do not receive keyboard focus, which prevents assistive technology users from modifying their states through a keyboard interface. Examples include:

  • Tab lists
  • Expand/collapse controls.
  • In Preferences, the Attempt to Force Hardware to Document Sample Rate and Enable Hardware Accelerated Decoding checkboxes.

502.3.3 Row, Column, and Headers

Does Not Support

In functions such as the Queue panel and the Preset Browser panel, the product does not expose the row, column, and headers of table cells to assistive technology.

502.3.4 Values

Does Not Support

Most controls, such as option lists and sliders, do not expose their values to assistive technology.

502.3.5 Modification of Values

Supports

The product allows assistive technology to modify the values of controls

502.3.6 Label Relationships

Does Not Support

The product does not expose label text or label relationships to assistive technology.

502.3.7 Hierarchical Relationships

Does Not Support

As described in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships, most hierarchy information is not provided to assistive technology, such as

  • Panel structures
  • Form field groups

502.3.8 Text

Does Not Support

The product does not expose most text content to assistive technology, such as:

  • Text values of form fields
  • Text displayed in dialogs
  • Tooltip text

502.3.9 Modification of Text

Supports

The product allows assistive technology to modify the values and text of controls.

502.3.10 List of Actions

Does Not Support

AS described in 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, most user interface components do not provide role information to assistive technology. Examples include:

  • Buttons
  • Form controls
  • Trees and tree grids
  • Tab lists

502.3.11 Actions on Objects

Partially Supports

As described in 2.1.1 Keyboard, the product allows assistive technology to perform most actions on objects through a keyboard interface, either directly or through equivalent facilitation. Exceptions include:

  • Tab lists
  • Expand/collapse controls
  • In the Media Browser panel, the function to play a video.
  • The display of tooltip text for controls.

502.3.12 Focus Cursor

Does Not Support

The product does not expose most focus, text insertion point, and text selection information to assistive technology.

502.3.13 Modification of Focus Cursor

Supports

The product allows assistive technology to move focus and modify text selection ranges.

502.3.14 Event Notification

Does Not Support

The product does not notify assistive technology about most attribute changes in user interface elements.

502.4 Platform Accessibility Features

Not Applicable

The product is not platform software.

503 Applications

503.1 General. Applications shall conform to 503.

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

503.2 User Preferences

Does Not Support

The product’s main menus adapt to platform settings for contrast and font size. However, most product functions do not adapt to platform settings. Examples include:

  • The workspace and most dialogs do not respond to Windows High Contrast themes.
  • As noted in in 1.4.4 Resize Text, when a user enlarges text by lowering the display resolution, essential product controls are off-screen and cannot be reached by scrolling.

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

See 503.4.1-503.4.2

 

503.4.1 Caption Controls

Does Not Support

The product does not provide user controls for captions. Examples include:

  • Video playback in the Media Browser panel.

503.4.2 Audio Description Controls

Does Not Support

The product does not provide user controls for audio descriptions. Examples include:

  • Video playback in the Media Browser panel.

504 Authoring Tools

504.1 General. Where an application is an authoring tool, the application shall conform to 504 to the extent that information required for accessibility is supported by the destination format.

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

504.2 Content Creation or Editing

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in the WCAG section

504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format Conversion

Does Not Support

When the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files. When the product converts an imported video with a primary audio track and an audio description track, it saves only the first of the two audio tracks.

504.2.2 PDF Export

Not Applicable

The product does not export PDF files.

504.3 Prompts

Does Not Support

In the Export Settings dialog, the product prompts authors to preserve captions. However, most conversion settings and authoring functions do not prompt authors to create content which conforms to WCAG 2.0 Levels A and AA. Examples include:

  • In audio conversion settings, the product does not prompt authors to preserve audio description tracks.
  • The Name Overlay and Timecode Overlay functions do not prompt users for minimum contrast or audio description of the added text.

504.4 Templates

Supports

System presets act as templates for video conversion, and they provide a Captions Export option. While this option is set to “None” by default, authors can change this setting.

Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

Notes: Information about documentation and support services is available in Adobe’s Accessibility Conformance Report for HelpX.

EN 301 549 Report

Notes:

Chapter 4: 4.2 Functional Performance Statements (FPS)

Notes: According to C.4 Functional Performance, this section is informative only.

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

4.2.1 Usage without vision

Software: Does Not Support

Authored Content (Video): Does Not Support

Software: The product’s main menus are functional for users without vision. However, most user interface objects in the product are not announced in a screen reader. As noted in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships and 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, examples include:

  • Panel structures
  • Trees and tree grids
  • Tabs
  • Forms
  • Buttons
  • Text in dialogs

Authored Content (Video): The product does not allow authors to create content which is functional for users without vision. As noted in 1.2.5 Audio Description, when the product converts an imported video with a primary audio track and an audio description track, it saves only the first of the two audio tracks.

4.2.2 Usage with limited vision

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: When the user has chosen high contrast colors in Preferences > Appearance, most functions of the product are usable with limited vision. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 1.4.1 Use of Color,
    • Some link text is distinguished from non-link text solely through a color difference.
    • Checkboxes, radio buttons, and some icon buttons convey their focused or unfocused state solely through a color difference.
  • As noted in 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum), in workspace panels, a selected row with gray text has insufficient contrast.
  • As noted in 1.4.4 Resize Text, most product functionality is unusable at 200% display scaling.

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

4.2.3 Usage without perception of colour

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most functions of the product are usable without perception of color. As noted in 1.4.1 Use of Color, exceptions include:

  • Some link text is distinguished from non-link text solely through a color difference.
  • Checkboxes, radio buttons, and some icon buttons convey their focused or unfocused state solely through a color difference.

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

4.2.4 Usage without hearing

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Does Not Support

Software: Most product functions are usable without hearing. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 7.1.1 Captioning Playback, the Media Browser panel does not display captions.

Authored Content (Video): The product does not allow authors to create content which is functional for users without hearing. As noted in 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded), when the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files.

4.2.5 Usage with limited hearing

Software: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Does Not Support

Software: Most product functions are usable with limited hearing. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 7.1.1 Captioning Playback, the Media Browser panel does not display captions.

Authored Content (Video): The product does not allow authors to create content which is functional for users with limited hearing.

  • As noted in 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded), when the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files.

4.2.6 Usage without vocal capability

Software: Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not require the use of 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: Partially Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: Most product functions are usable with limited manipulation or strength through a keyboard interface. The product provides keyboard access through a combination of standard keystrokes in the workspace and dialogs, alternative commands in the product main menus, and documented product-specific keystrokes. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 2.1.1 Keyboard, tab lists do not receive keyboard focus in the Export Settings dialog. This prevents customization of video settings such as Effects, Audio, and Publish.
  • As noted in 2.4.7 Focus Visible, some elements have no visible indicator when they are focused, such as the selected row in tree grids, some icon buttons in the Media Browser panel, and the timeline slider in the Export Settings dialog.

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

4.2.8 Usage with limited reach triggers

Software: Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

Software: The product 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 (Video): Supports

Software: The product does not contain flashing content.

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: Partially 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. For example, the product provides labels and instructions for forms, and does not include time limits. Exceptions include:

  • As noted in 3.3.1 Error Identification, in some text input fields, the product automatically corrects invalid input without explanation.
  • As noted in 3.3.3 Error Suggestion, some error messages do not provide a suggestion for correction.

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

4.2.11 Privacy

Software: Supports

Authored Content (Video): Supports

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

Authored Content (Video): Authors can create content which 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

Supports

An accessibility feature to increase color contrast is available in Preferences > Appearance. The path to this feature, through main menus and the Preferences dialog, has sufficient color contrast.

5.3 Biometrics

Not Applicable

The product does not rely on biological characteristics.

5.4 Preservation of accessibility information during conversion

Does Not Support

When the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files. When the product converts an imported video with a primary audio track and an audio description track, it saves only the first of the two audio tracks.

5.5 Operable parts

 

 

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 Locking or Toggle controls

 

 

5.6.1 Tactile or auditory status

Not Applicable

The product does not have locking or toggle controls.

5.6.2 Visual status

Not Applicable

The product does not have locking or toggle controls.

5.7 Key repeat

Not Applicable

The product relies on platform software to supply key repeat functionality.

5.8 Double-strike key acceptance

Not Applicable

The product does not provide a keyboard or keypad.

5.9 Simultaneous user actions

Supports

The product relies on platform software features, such as Sticky Keys, to ensure simultaneous user actions are not required.

Chapter 6: ICT with Two-Way Voice Communication

Notes: Not Applicable

Chapter 7: ICT with Video Capabilities

Notes:

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

7.1.1 Captioning playback

Does Not Support

The product provides caption playback.

7.1.2 Captioning synchronization

Not Applicable

The product does not present captions which would require synchronization.

7.1.3 Preservation of captioning

Does Not Support

When the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files.

7.2.1 Audio description playback

Partially Supports

The product plays the primary audio track and the audio description track simultaneously, causing some audio description information to be unintelligible.

7.2.2 Audio description synchronization

Supports

The product preserves synchronization when playing audio description tracks.

7.2.3 Preservation of audio description

Does Not Support

The product exports only the first of two audio tracks.

7.3 User controls for captions and audio description

Does not Supports

The product does not provide user controls for captions or audio descriptions.

Chapter 8: Hardware

Notes: Not applicable to this product.

Chapter 9: Web

Notes: See WCAG 2.0 section.

Chapter 10: Non-web Documents

Notes: Not Applicable

Criteria Conformance Level Remarks and Explanations

10.1 General

 

 

10.2 Document success criteria

 

 

10.2.1 through 10.2.38

See WCAG 2.0 section

See information in WCAG section

10.2.39 Caption positioning

Not Applicable

The product does not allow authors to export captions which would require positioning.

10.2.40 Audio description timing

Not Applicable

The product does not allow authors to export video with a separate audio description track which would require timing.

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 Interoperability with assistive technology

 

 

11.3.1 Closed functionality (informative)

 

 

11.3.2 Accessibility services

 

 

 

11.3.2.1 Platform accessibility service support for software that provides a user interface

Not Applicable

The product is not platform software.

11.3.2.2 Platform accessibility service support for assistive technologies

Not Applicable

The product is not assistive technology.

11.3.2.3 Use of accessibility services

See 11.3.2.5 through 11.3.2.17.

See information in 11.3.2.5 through 11.3.2.17.

11.3.2.4 Assistive technology

Not Applicable

The product is not assistive technology.

11.3.2.5 Object information

Does Not Support

The product does not expose most name, role, state, boundary, and description information of objects to assistive technology.

11.3.2.6 Row, column, and headers

Does Not Support

In functions such as the Queue panel and the Preset Browser panel, the product does not expose the row, column, and headers of table cells to assistive technology.

11.3.2.7 Values

Does Not Support

Most controls, such as option lists and sliders, do not expose their values to assistive technology.

11.3.2.8 Label relationships

Does Not Support

The product does not expose label text or label relationships to assistive technology.

11.3.2.9 Parent-child relationships

Does Not Support

As described in 1.3.1 Info and Relationships, most hierarchy information is not provided to assistive technology, such as:

  • Panel structures
  • Form field groups

11.3.2.10 Text

Does Not Support

The product does not expose most text content to assistive technologies, such as:

  • Text values of form fields
  • Text displayed in dialogs
  • Tooltip text

11.3.2.11 List of available actions

Does Not Support

As described in 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value, most user interface components do not provide role information to assistive technology. Examples include:

  • Buttons
  • Form controls
  • Trees and tree grids
  • Tab lists

11.3.2.12 Execution of available actions

Partially Supports

As described in 2.1.1 Keyboard, the product allows assistive technologies to perform most actions on objects through a keyboard interface, either directly or through equivalent facilitation. Exceptions include:

  • Tab lists.
  • Expand/collapse controls.
  • In the Media Browser panel, the function to play a video.
  • The display of tooltip text for controls.

11.3.2.13 Tracking of focus and selection attributes

Does Not Support

The product does not expose most focus, text insertion point, and text selection information to assistive technology.

11.3.2.14 Modification of focus and selection attributes

Supports

The product allows assistive technology to move focus and modify text selection ranges.

11.3.2.15 Change notification

Does Not Support

The product does not notify assistive technology about most attribute changes in user interface elements.

11.3.2.16 Modifications of states and properties

Partially Supports

The product allows assistive technology to modify most states and properties of controls. However, some controls do not receive keyboard focus, which prevents assistive technology users from modifying their states through a keyboard interface. Examples include:

  • Tab lists.
  • Expand/collapse controls.
  • In Preferences, the Attempt to Force Hardware to Document Sample Rate and Enable Hardware Accelerated Decoding checkboxes.

11.3.2.17 Modifications of values and text

Supports

The product allows assistive technology to modify the values and text of controls.

11.4 Documented accessibility usage

 

 

11.4.1 User control of accessibility features

Not Applicable

The product is not platform software.

11.4.2 No disruption of accessibility features

Does Not Support

Most functions of the product do not expose object, text, and focus information to the accessibility API.

11.5 User preferences

Does Not Support

The product’s main menus adapt to platform settings for contrast and font size. However, most product functions do not adapt to platform settings. Examples include:

  • The workspace and most dialogs do not respond to Windows High Contrast themes.
  • As noted in in 1.4.4 Resize Text, when a user enlarges text by lowering the display resolution, essential product controls are off-screen and can’t be reached by scrolling.

11.6 Authoring tools

 

 

11.6.1 Content technology

 

 

11.6.2 Accessible content creation

See WCAG 2.0 section.

See information in the WCAG section

11.6.3 Preservation of accessibility information in transformations

Does Not Support

When the product converts an imported video file with embedded closed captions, such as MPEG4, it does not preserve the captions in output video files or sidecar files. When the product converts an imported video with a primary audio track and an audio description track, it saves only the first of the two audio tracks.

11.6.4 Repair assistance

Not Applicable

The product does not have accessibility checking functionality.

11.6.5 Templates

Supports

System presets act as templates for video conversion, and they provide a Captions Export option. While this option is set to “None” by default, authors are allowed to change this setting.

Chapter 12: Documentation and Support Services

Notes: Information about documentation and support services is available in Adobe’s Accessibility Conformance Report for HelpX.

Chapter 13: ICT Providing Relay or Emergency Service Access

Notes: Not applicable