Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.
Monday, September 4, 2017 2:21:14 PM

Biblos V5.72 (An Alternative to the Duxbury Braille Translator)

Last updated on Friday, April 5, 2024 - 16:51 by Arslan Anwar
Arslan Anwar's picture
Operating system: 
Sharing Options Share this

Biblos is a comprehensive word processing software designed to cater to a wide range of needs, including printing electronic documents in Braille, creating tactile graphics, producing audiobooks, studying ancient Greek, and much more. It can be a user-friendly alternative to traditional options like The Duxbury Braille Translator. Whether you're a student, teacher, or organization, Biblos provides tools for efficient document management, Braille printing, and accessibility enhancements.


  • Accessibility: Designed for users of all abilities, including those with visual impairments, Biblos offers an accessible and customizable user interface.
  • Document Compatibility: Supports opening and editing of common electronic document formats, including word processing elements such as fonts, formatting, lists, tables, images, and notes.
  • Language Support: Enables writing and printing texts in ancient Greek and Latin, with additional support for Braille printing of mathematical content.
  • Audiobook Creation: Utilizes speech synthesis technologies to transform documents into MP3 and DAISY audiobooks, enhancing accessibility for users.
  • Tactile Graphics: Allows design and printing of tactile graphics using a powerful tactile graphics language and intuitive composition tools.
  • OCR Integration: Incorporates advanced OCR engine developed by Google for scanning and recognizing text from paper documents.
  • Platform Compatibility: Compatible with Microsoft Windows systems from Windows XP to Windows 11, available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
  • Free Software: Biblos is freely available for download, catering to both beginners and experts, and facilitating educational activities for teachers and students alike.


Developed by Giuseppe Di Grande, a seasoned programmer with decades of experience, Biblos prioritizes accessibility, particularly for individuals with visual impairments.