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FAQs Frequently Asked Questions 

Software Packages and drivers


Useful software tools (Third party)

    • BrailleBlaster™ is a full-featured transcription software package for creating quality formatted braille.
    • DAISY™ Pipeline provides a comprehensive solution for converting text documents into accessible formats, including braille PEF (Portable Embosser Format).
    • Send to Braille is a shortcut that adds braille to the Windows® Send To menu, which can convert files on your computer into unformatted BRL (Braille Ready Format) files.
    • Biblos is a free software tool that combines the worlds of Word processing and Braille translation.
    • EasyConverter Express is affordable and simple to use, converting Word documents to accessible information on demand and in seconds.
    • Pandoc is very famous for converting files from one markup format into another.
    • Easy converter helps you edit, translate various input document types.
    • Duxbury – DBT is widely used braille translation software with maximum braille language support.
    • Sao Mai Braille (SMB) is a rich text editing and Braille translation software.

Video Tutorials


    • Introductory videos by Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

    • OR-20 videos by APH


  • Instructional Articles

File Format Conversion Programs

      • Codex Can be used to convert epub file to plain text so that it can be read on Orbit Reader 20

Sources of Braille Content