Save as DAISY - Microsoft Word Add-In Version 2.1.1

DAISY, Sonata, and Microsoft logos Microsoft Word add-in works with Word XP, Word 2003, and Word 2007 (Released March 2009).

"Save as DAISY" add-in for Microsoft Office Word incorporates a "Lite" version of the DAISY Pipeline. You can select to generate the DAISY XML for further processing, or you can generate a fully conforming DAISY file set with full navigation and full text synchronized with audio. The audio is generated by the default text-to-speech (TTS) engine on your Windows computer.

Download Version 2.1.1


DAISY Translator makes use of LAME MP3 encoding technology. LAME provides the following notice on its site: "Using the LAME encoding engine (or other mp3 encoding technology) in your software may require a patent license in some countries." We recommend you check out the information on the LAME MP3 Encoder SourceForge site.

The software will automatically detect the version of Microsoft Office Word used and install the appropriate add-in for the following versions of Microsoft Office Word: Word XP, 2003, and 2007.

Further Assistance

You will find answers to common questions and may also post comments or problem reports to the DAISY-hosted public forums for Save As DAISY - Microsoft.

This project is a collaborative standards-based development project between the DAISY Consortium, Microsoft, and Sonata Software.

"Save As DAISY - Microsoft" is an open source development project which serves as a reference model for other publishing software and system developers.