Software and tools

On this page, you can find links to apps and applications that you can use in connection with the RoboBraille service:

The software landscape is changing constantly. Please write to in case you encounter problems with any of software described below or to propose other solutions that you have found to be useful in connection with RoboBraille. 

E-book readers

DAISY Players

  • The DAISY Consortium’s website with info on technologies, projects and services:


  • MathType by Wiris (formerly by Design Science). Equation editor for Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX (Mac) for creating accessible math contents in documents, presentations, web pages and more.
  • EquatIO by TextHelp. Recognises math in scanned documents, including handwritten math. Recognised math objects can be inserted as MathType into other documents.
  • InftyReader. An Optical Character Recognition (OCR) application for recognising and conversion of scanned scientific documents (including math symbols) into LaTeX, MathML and XHTML.


Braille in the Portable Embosser Format (PEF) can be embossed using Dotify Studio. Free installers for Windows, Mac OS, Linux and other platforms can be downloaded from the following link: Updated versions of the installers can be downloaded from the following link: