Save as DAISY - OpenOffice.org

OpenOffice.org Export as DAISY works with OpenOffice.org 3.0 on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris and Open Solaris

The "Export as DAISY"-add-in for OpenOffice.org incorporates a "Lite" version of the DAISY Pipeline. You can select to generate 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 computer.

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Disclaimer:

odt2daisy makes use of the 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.

DAISY Member MP3 Policy (requires Member login)

A Command Line Utility and a Java Library (JAR) are available on the SourceForge site.

Further Assistance

You will find answers to common questions and may also post comments or problem reports to the odt2daisy SourceForge Forum.


The odt2daisy project was supported by the European Commission in the context of the ÆGIS project (Open Accessibility Everywhere: Groundwork, Infrastructure, Standards). Work on this project started at Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris.