Louis

1.4 02 Sep 2008

Full featured braille translator.

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Developer website: Gregory Kearney

Louis is a full featured braille translator for the Apple Mac. Designed around liblouis and liblouisxml, Louis is designed to compete with Duxbury and similar commercial programs used to produce braille. Louis features the following:

  • Full Mac GUI with VoiceOver.
  • Full online and local documentation.
  • Translation of MS Word, text, XML, HTML DocBook, DAISY/NIMAS, NewsML, rtf.
  • Ability to learn new XML based formats.
  • Support for a wide range of languages.
  • Support for MathML to nemeth translation.
  • Back translation.
  • Creating and saving custom configuration files.
  • Including custom files.
  • Integration with TextEdit, including a TextEdit menu script.
  • Braille contextual menu for translating English text to U.S. Grade two braille in Cocoa applications.
  • Braille widget for quick translations and sign making.
  • Braille and BrailleShadow True Type fonts in the public domain.
  • Ability to run translations from he command line.

What's New

Version 1.4:
  • Choice of text or HTML output for back translation.
  • Better support for non-standard html file.
  • Back translating to HTML will preserve page numbers.
  • Convert full text DAISY to braille.

Requirements

Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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Details

Downloads
2,204
Version Downloads
2,204
Type
Business / Word Processing
License
Free
Date
02 Sep 2008
Platform
OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price
Free