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Old 04-25-2022, 01:01 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Thistlekitten View Post
Any other blind readers here?
I've always assumed that most visually impaired readers simply use screen readers or text-to-speech apps for reading books
For example, the free Thorium epub app comes with text-to-speech support.

You could also use the free Tobi app to add text-to-speech generated audio overlays to epub3 books. Unfortunately, very few mobile apps support this particular epub format. IIRC, it's currently only supported by the free Menestrello app.

If you'd rather use a Braille display, you could convert your books to text files with Calibre or use the Send To Braille tool.

EDIT: One of the Canute 360 UI developers, Matt Venn, has already written a PEF converter plugin for Calibre. (The Canute 360 supports both .brf and .pef files.)
Unfortunately, it doesn't work with the current Calibre version, because it was written in Python2.

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