Available on the following Venngage subscription plans: Premium, Business and Enterprise.

Select an accessible template to customize in the upgraded Edtor (Beta).

Open the Visual Simulator from the File menu:

Select "Simulator" in the Accessibility panel to open the tool, when opening the panel from the Accessibility button in the top navigation menu in the upgraded Editor (Beta).

You can also access it from the bottom of any color tool modal, by selecting or clicking on "Visual Simulator".

A close-up of a color tool modal for changing font color in the upgraded Venngage Editor (Beta). At the bottom of the modal, which includes the headings

Select the color blindness or visual impairment you want to simulate:

Reset your image to default by selecting the color blindness or visual impairment tile again.

Case Study: Compare color in this accessible design

Here's a blueprint of an infographic from an accessible design template as it appears with default coloring in the upgraded Editor (Beta):

A blueprint-view of an infographic entitled

Below are different simulations of how it appears to color blind or visually impaired readers, using Venngage's Visual Simulator.

Achromatopsia: Complete color blindness

Full color designs will appear in greyscale to simulate complete color blindness.

An accessible design titled

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Deuteranopia: Difficulty detecting greens

Greens take on a purple or blueish hue; reds may appear grey.


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Protanopia: Difficulty detecting reds

Purples, violets and pinks may appear blue; greens, reds and oranges can take on a yellow or green/grey hue.


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Tritanopia: Difficulty detecting blues and yellows

Yellows may appear pink; purples take on a grey appearance; greens appear blue, where blues may take on more of an acqua hue.


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Cataracts: Cloudy vision that reduces contrast

Contrast decreases, making it hard to distinguish like colors and adding difficulty to distinguishing light-colored text on a light background.


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Low vision: Blurry and decreased vision

Low vision creates a similar effect to zooming in close on a low-resolution image; text and other visual elements become blurry, making them hard to distinguish and read. Providing adequate alt text to describe crucial visual elements and text helps make documents more accessible for readers with low vision or visual impairment.


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