Or check here to see which format is best for your device.
You can use a braille file in the following ways:
- Emboss it using a braille printer.
- Read it with a portable braille-display device such as a Braille Lite, BrailleNote, or Bookworm.
- Listen to it in a braille-aware talking notetaker, like the Braille Companion or Braille 'n Speak.
- Read it on a computer using any word processor and screenreader and a braille display with Grade 2 translation turned off. The file will be unintelligible with speech, but will be readable on the display.
You can use an ASCII Text File in the following ways:
- Read it on a computer using any word processor and screen reader.
- Print it to a print printer (pictures and formatting, such as boldface, will not be included).
You can use a Microsoft Word document in the following ways:
- Open it on a computer running Microsoft Word and a screen reader.
- Print it to a print printer (pictures and formatting, such as boldface, will be included).
You can use a PDF file in the following ways:
- Read it on a computer running Adobe Acrobat Reader (available from www.adobe.com). If you use a screen reader to access your computer, you will also need the Acrobat Access plug-in, or you will need to convert the file into HTML or text. For more information, visit http://access.adobe.com.
- Print it with a print printer. The document you print will look just like the document that was used to create the PDF file (all pictures and formatting will be included).