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What is DAISY format?

Last updated: August 16, 2021

Digital Accessible Information System, or DAISY files are often described as "digital talking books". Many people have DAISY books on CDs, which are regular discs but cannot be played in standard stereos. DAISY audiobooks sound like other CD audiobooks, except that users can also search, place bookmarks, navigate line by line, and control the speaking speed without adding distortion.

Anyone can create a DAISY disc. We have a tutorial about how to download a DAISY book and burn it to a CD. You can also learn more about programs you can use to read DAISY books.