10.2.6: Audio description (pre-recorded)

Where ICT is a non-web document, it shall satisfy the success criterion in Table 10.6.

Table 10.6: Document success criterion: Audio description (pre-recorded)

Audio description is provided for all pre-recorded video content in synchronized media.

NOTE 1: The WCAG 2.0 definition of "audio description" says that audio description is "Also called 'video description' and 'descriptive narration'".

NOTE 2: Secondary or alternate audio tracks are commonly used for this purpose.

NOTE 3: This success criterion is identical to the WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.2.5 Audio Description (Pre-recorded) (Level AA) with the addition of note 1 above.

Testing methods

Type of compliance Inspection
  1. The ICT is a non-web document.
  1. Check that the document does not fail the Success Criterion in Table 10.6.
Result Pass: Check 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false

Requirement details

Reference number: 10.2.6

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