Save Word Documents as MP3 (Daisy Translator Add-in)

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Daisy Consortium and Microsoft has launched a new add-in for Word which will help you to exchange word document to MP3 format. The “Save as DAISY” add-in for Microsoft Office Word now integrates a Lite version of the DAISY Conduit. With this add-in, you can select to generate the DAISY XML for additional processing, or you can produce a fully conforming DAISY file set with full routing and full text synchronized with audio.

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The audio is generated by the evasion text-to-speech (TTS) engine on your Windows computer. DAISY Translator v2 makes use of LAME MP3 encoding technology. The software will automatically perceive the version of Microsoft Office Word used and install the suitable add-in for word. Once installed, you can admittance the features from the office button on the top left hand corner.

Microsoft Word add-in works with Word XP, Word 2003, and Word 2007.
“Save as DAISY” add-in for Microsoft Office Word now 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.

Listen to the MP3 file of our recorded webinar on How to Download, Install and Use the Save as DAISY Add-in for Microsoft Word.

Disclaimer:

DAISY Translator v2 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.

DAISY Member mp3 Policy (requires Member login)

Command Line is available for download on the SourceForge site.

Additional Documents:

Authoring Guidelines

Instruction Manual

Troubleshooting Guidelines

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.

Download Version 2.1.1

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