DAISY Marketplace for Tools & Services

The DAISY Marketplace is the place to look for new DAISY tools, services and related products.

Please send your exciting product news, updates and suggestions to us using the Contact Us form (General Category) on this site, and we will add them to the DAISY Marketplace.

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SuperNova Version 15.02 brings improved stability and multiple fixes. Thousands of books from Load2Learn and other accessible libraries including Bookshare and CNIB can be read instantly with SuperNova's unique combination of magnification, speech or braille. SuperNova can also transfer books to a portable player for reading on the go. More information is available on the Dolphin Computer Access website.

PLEXTALK Linio Pocket Media Player

The PLEXTALK Linio Pocket offers immediate access to DAISY online services in Finland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Japan, Russia, Sweden - and now also in the United States. Visit the PLEXTALK website to learn more.

Learning Ally Audio

Version 1.1.3 enables better proxy support. This app is available from Google Play.

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With BARD Mobile app, eligible users can play the structured audio materials on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. These users whose devices are connected to a refreshable braille display through Bluetooth, can also read the braille materials available on BARD. Free, available on iTunes. This updated version of the app includes the following features:

  • New setting that keeps device from sleeping while download is in progress
  • Add to wish list directly from details screen
  • Enhanced braille search function
  • Improved VoiceOver hints and labels
  • New braille shortcut key
  • Improved Magic Tap response
  • Works with iOS 9

The BARD Mobile app for Android devices version 1.0.2 is now available at the Amazon Appstore for library staff and patrons who wish to install the app on a Kindle Fire device.


Users who are registered with the NLS (US), may sign up for a BARD account and receive their BARD user name and password. They can download the free BARD Mobile app and sign in with their BARD user name and password to get started. The app contains a user manual that can be accessed through the Bookshelf feature. BARD Mobile version 1.0.2 for Android is available from Google Play.

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Chrome extension featuring unique VOICEtext technology: words are highlighted as they are read, improving comprehension. Also allows teachers and parents to track student progress and work together to help them succeed. Available from the Chrome store.

Go Read App Logo

Access and download books directly from Bookshare (must be a Bookshare member to download). Read with voiced navigation and text-to-speech in DAISY 3 (text-only) and EPUB 2 formats. This release fixes access to Bookshare books in Jelly Bean 4.3 devices as well as an issue with screen lock on paused books. Free, available from Google Play.

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Read2Go has been updated to work better with iOS 8. Updated buttons: Bookshelf is now titled “My Books,” and Search is now “Search Bookshare”. Read2Go is available for purchase on the iTunes Store.

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The accessible Direct to Player app connects directly to the library (CNIB, CELA in Canada) and loads DAISY audio books and magazines onto your Android device. Available on Google Play.

Blaze EZ

Blaze EZ v.1.2 adds the color reader application. Now registered users can download books from Bookshare, CNIB (Canada) and Nota in Denmark. More information is provided on the HIMS, Inc. website.

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NVDA 2015.2 is here, and it works with the Acapela TTS for NVDA.

Learning Ally Audio App

Version 3.2.2 brings improved performance with proxy servers and various improvements based on user feedback. More information and download are available on iTunes.

DDReader app

This DAISY reader app is available in three languages​​: Portuguese, Spanish and English. More information and download are available on Google Play.

MyStudio PC

The Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (JSRPD) has released Version of MyStudio PC, the DAISY 2.02 navigation structure and audio production tool which is available to DAISY Member organizations at no cost.

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Connects to the library (CNIB and CELA in Canada) and loads DAISY audio books and magazines onto your mobile device. Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5 and iPhone 6. Available on the App Store.

In addition to Wikipedia, examples of content that can be accessed include: DAISY Talking Books, (Internet) radio stations, magazines, podcasts, webpages, spoken TV subtitles, messages, newsletters, emails (also with mp3 audio attachments), daily newspapers and more. For the US market, access to the NLS BARD reading services is enabled. More information is provided on the DAISY Consortium website.

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Learning Ally Link makes it easier for students to read and thrive using audiobooks. Learning Ally audiobooks are human-narrated, equipped with unique VOICEtext technology that highlights words as they are read, therefore improving comprehension. Available in the Mac App Store.

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Two Belgian companies Pyxima (a Friend of the DAISY Consortium) and Sensotec developed the Lydhør app. Registered NLB borrowers in Norway can use Lydhør to search for books in the NLB catalogue, borrow a book, and return it when they have finished reading it. Available on the AppStore on iTunes as well as Google Play.

Braille Sense Notetaker

Now you can use the Bookshare Download utility to access your Bookshare materials. For additional fixes and details please go to the HIMS, Inc. website.

Plextalk Pocket DAISY Player/Recorder

PLEXTALK Pocket PTP1 Firmware Version 6.1 comes with several improvements. For more information, please review the release notes.

Have your Google Play Books App or Google Play Newsstand content read aloud to you using your Android device's text-to-speech feature. Hindi and Indonesian languages are now supported. More information can be found on Google Play.

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To get access to talking books at MTM, patrons need to contact their local library for more information and registration. Users need to have a subscription to be able to listen to a newspaper in the app. Legimus app is available for both iOS and Android, download the latest version from the iTunes or Google Play.

The recording volume via integrated microphone is increased for Milestone media players with serial number 600000 or higher. Details are available on the Bones website.

Victor Reader Stream 2

The Victor Reader Stream Version 4.4 update brings new wireless features including online podcasts and wireless access to the NLS BARD service. Detailed information is provided on the HumanWare website.

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The current version is optimized for Google Chrome and provides text-to-speech with the voice installed on user's computer in addition to word highlighting. Bookshare Web Reader can also be used with other Internet browsers (Firefox, Safari), but may not have full functionality.


This reader works on Mac and Windows. More information is provided on the Bookshare blog.

For added convenience, the versatile DM-7 supports DAISY 2.0/2.02 audio book content. With enhanced playback functionality, the DM-7 is a great option for those on the go. More information is provided on the Olympus website.


The PLEXTALK Linio is now equipped with an improved keypad cover. In addition to the main functions and navigation keys, you now gain access to the speed and tone keys. For more information, please visit the PlexTalk website.

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EasyConverter 6.02, available immediately, introduces support for several new Braille paper sizes used by popular Braille embossers including equipment from Index Braille. More info can be found on the Dolphin Computer Access website.


EasyConverter empowers users to make information accessible to people with visual impairments and dyslexia. With EasyConverter you can quickly create accessible Word documents, large print, MP3 audio, DAISY talking books and Braille.

Braille Sense U2 MINI

Braille Sense U2 Mini is packed with new features and upgraded hardware. Offers stable performance with an optimized Windows-based operating system. Built-in DAISY Player supports DAISY 2.0/2.02 and ANSI/NISO Z39.86 (DAISY 3.0). More information is provided on the HIMS Inc. website.

BookPort Plus

Many improvements, including navigation by percent in DAISY titles and support for the DAISY "skippable" option. BookPort Plus now supports the EPUB file format. More information is available on the American Printing House for the Blind website.

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SaySo v1.04 includes a range of new features and fixes, making SaySo ideal for use in the workplace, schools and at home. A full list of improvements is available on the Dolphin Computer Access website.

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Developed by Dedicon, designed to work with both - iPhone and iPad. Available from iTunes. Languages: English, Dutch, French, German.

BookPort DT

Loaded with many of the same features as the hand-held Book Port Plus, the Book Port DT is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder. Now it also supports DAISY Online Delivery. This service utilizes the features of the new Book Port DT to provide users the ability to find, download and play DAISY content without the need for a computer. More information is provided on the APH website.

Milestone CD Drive

By pressing a single button all music and data CDs (e.g. DAISY books) are copied directly to the SD card. Music CDs are automatically converted into MP3 or WAV files. More information is available on the Bones website.


Firmware update Version 1.51 for DM-5. Watch a YouTube video about DM-5 features.

Milestone 312 DAISY Player

Version 4.47 of the software for DAISY Player/Recorder Milestone 312 is now available. This is a substantial upgrade which contains useful new features. Some of the highlights include support for Word DOC files as well as DAISY 3 and EPUB. Go to Bones website for details and download.

Olympus DM-4

To download the latest firmware update please visit the DM-4 and DM-5 Firmware Updates page.

PTN 2 Cross

Available only in Europe, PTN Cross features a cover that offers direct access to the DAISY functionalities. More information is available on the PLEXTALK website.

Victorreader Stratus12

Students and professionals may prefer the Stratus12 models with 12-key number pad for navigation to specific pages in highly structured publications such as reference and text books. More information can be found on the HumanWare website.

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Version 6.04 includes improved functionality to provide a more seamless reading experience for readers with visual impairments and dyslexia. More information can be found on the Dolphin Computer Access website.

All Victor Reader Stratus models feature large, tactile, high-contrast keys, a built-in speaker and headphone jack as well as self-voicing controls. Users can take and operate their Victor Reader Stratus anywhere, using its rechargeable battery and integrated carrying handle. More information can be found on the HumanWare website.

This accessory makes it easy to transfer a collection of DAISY books on CDs onto one single, portable audio playback device, without the use of a PC. Details are available on the HumanWare website.

This DAISY 2.02 production tool supports the production of DAISY books with audio and structure, as well as full text/audio DAISY books. It is made available only to DAISY Members by the Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities, JSRPD. A license is required.

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DTB2iTunes is a program used to combine all of the audio files of a DAISY DTB into a single MP3 file or iTune Audiobook format and upload it to your iTunes or other MP3 application.

For support, please go to the DDReader home page.

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Courtesy of Microsoft Japan.


Links to download the Save as DAISY add-in for Office 2013 were posted to the DAISY Consortium website in January 2014.


Before you install the add-in, close all Office applications and uninstall previous versions. Links to tutorials and information on how to install and use the Save as DAISY add-in can be accessed from DAISYpedia.