Supporting Essential Accessibility Tools

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The publishing industry relies on the free and open source tools and solutions from the DAISY Consortium which have become a vital part of mainstream workflows. The accessibility of your content depends on their update and maintenance. To maintain and continue to improve these essential resources we need the publishing industry to support their development. If your organization relies on:

  • Ace by DAISY –The industry’s free, accessibility checker for EPUB.
  • The Accessible Publishing Knowledge Base – provides best practice for the creation of accessible digital content.
  • SMART – DAISY’s Simple Manual Accessibility Reporting Tool
  • WordToEPUB – DAISY’s conversion tool for creating accessible EPUB files from Word documents.
  • epubtest – the accessibility testing program for ereading devices.

Help us to ensure these essential resources are maintained so that you can continue to deliver accessible content:

We have covered a range of common questions on our FAQ page, please contact us if you have any other questions.