Useful links and resources

Access solutions and Mailing Lists

Samplitude Access
http://samplitudeaccess.org.uk/

Reaper Accessibility
https://reaperaccessibility.com/

Midimag
https://www.freelists.org/list/midimag

Flow Tools: Pro Tools Access
Mac only. An add on to Pro Tools to aid voiceover access. http://flotools.org/

KK Access https://kk-access.com/

RME Access
Accessability solution for TotalMix software for RME products.
https://cankirca.com/rme-accessibility/

Snowman scripts
JAWS Scripts for Reaper, Sound Forge v4 to v14.
http://www.heartofiowa.net/~snowman/scripts.html

Learning Resources

Samplitude Access: YouTube channel
A variety of video and audio based tutorials aimed at the visually impaired.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnh4fF8Y4aBgzMU5HlzUP-w

Kraznet: YouTube channel
All things Samplitude...
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkNcvSO-G9A4mkoRS7f7J1Q

Waves: video tutorials
A helpful series of videos on Waves plug ins and general techniques.
https://www.waves.com/videos

DPA: Microphone Dictionary
A useful resource when you're unsure of terminology relating to microphones.
https://www.dpamicrophones.com/mic-dictionary

Sound Devices: audio recording calculator
A useful resource to help you find out how big a given audio file would be.
https://www.sounddevices.com/audio-recording-calculator/

Focusrite: Optimising your PC for Audio on Windows 10
A useful resource to help you make the most of your PC.
https://support.focusrite.com/hc/en-gb/articles/207355205-Optimising-your-PC-for-Audio-on-Windows-10

Sound on Sound
An amazing resource of reviews, technical articles and advice.
https://www.soundonsound.com/

Industry Resources, VI relevant

Blind Producers and Accessible Digital Audio Production
Some useful careers advice, though the project seems to have folded. http://www.blindproducers.org/

DAW Software manufacturers

Magix: Samplitude and Sound Forge
http://www.magix.com

Reaper
https://www.reaper.fm/

Avid: Pro Tools
Mac only for an accessible version.
https://www.avid.com/pro-tools

Plug ins

Waves
http://www.waves.com

Production Music

Audio Network
https://www.audionetwork.com/

Sound Effects

Pro Sound Effects
https://www.prosoundeffects.com/

Boon Library
https://www.boomlibrary.com/

Retailers

Digital Village
https://www.dv247.com/

Funky Junk
https://www.proaudioeurope.com/

GAC Pro Audio
https://www.gak.co.uk/

Gear for Music
https://www.gear4music.com/

Red Dog Music
https://www.reddogmusic.co.uk/

Studio Spares
https://www.studiospares.com/

Sweetwater
https://www.sweetwater.com/

Thomann
https://www.thomann.de/gb/