Daisy reader Supporting open source Daisy media, Bookshare.org, NFB NewsLine and Media created with eClipseWriter. Has built in Web Browser to assist in downloading daisy books from the web. XP, Vista and Windows 7
eClipseReader- EyeNet version 4.2 is the most advanced DAISY Digital Talking Book player and Text document reader, offering support for over 30 formats of accessible media. In addition to reading Daisy books and text files, eClipseReader-EyeNet includes a built-in Web Browser used to access Daisy books online with a single click of a web link. eClipseReader incorporates powerful study tools that enables students to bookmark and take notes that can be reviewed in eClipseReader's powerful text document reader as an outline study guide that is automatically generated in the study process. The Study Outline may be exported to MS Notepad as a text file, for use with other applications such as MS Word, and Braille Translators. eClipseReaders unique user interface can be customized for both blind users preferring a keyboard interface and an simple graphic interface for sighted.
eClipseReader free 30 day trial download
Choose your purchase preference: $39.95 Includes freight for CD and documentation package shipped to your USA address, or $24.95 world-wide download with activation sent to you via email (No CD shipped).
Hot News! eClipseReader-EyeNet 4.2 now Includes a free Daisy book reader mode.
People who produce or use alternative text to read books, magazines and instructional materials will enjoy experiencing eClipseWare™ in action. Students and Professionals appreciate reading materials created with eClipseWriter™ and accessed with eClipseReader™ as it enables a multi-sensory approach to reading and writing with the ability to navigate and annotate accessible DAISY media. Carried into the workplace, these tools become life-tools for dealing with the flood of documents presented to every individual.
eClipseReader-EyeNet has three operational modes. Download the free 30 day trial where you may experience all product features, access IRTI's online Daisy book library, Read IRTI online TIB magazine, Bookshare.org books, NFB NewsLine® and all DAISY media created with eClipseWriter. At anytime eClipseReader may be activated by purchasing a serial number and activation key from IRTI's online shopping site, or by ordering an installation CD from IRTI or its distributors.
If you choose not to activate eClipseReader-EyeNet, you may continue to use it in FREE DTB-DNA Daisy reader mode to download and read Daisy books created with eClipseWriter Pro and distributed as DTB-DNA files.
All User-Interface features and dialog boxes are fully self-voicing. Announces menu items, graphic tool bars, and button controls. Audio tool tips include hotkey descriptions, which serve as a built-in tutor to greatly reduce the operational learning curve. eClipseReader's self-voicing controls can be disabled to assist screen reader compatibility or sighted users preferring to operate the application without a talking interface.
An important feature in a classroom or Computer Lab Environment enables multiple students to share a single PC. Logging in under a password protected user name, saves all users preferences such as: personal library book list, bookmarks, text notes, visual and audio settings. Multi-User mode is also useful in a single user environment when used to organize your books library by category.
Upon opening eClipseReder for the first time, a quick orientation DAISY book automatically loads and starts playing. In just a few short minutes you've learned the basic operation to load, read and navigate DAISY books using your Space Bar to play and pause reading, and Control and Arrow Keys to navigate.
Hotkeys and button controls conveniently navigate to the previous or next heading, page, phrase and bookmark and navigation history. In addition, a Go To feature allows random access to page numbers and Bookmarks. The table of contents gives instant access to any heading through either a mouse click or arrow keys and visually tracks reading position highlighting the current book heading.
Add a title to your personal library that recalls its storage location on your hard drive, a network or anywhere on the World Wide Web. The books library provides instant access to your books, markers and notes.
This feature provides a list of your bookmarks and notes that can be navigated by mouse click or arrow keys. Selecting a bookmark in the markers window automatically repositions the Book Window to the bookmark location. Double clicking or pressing the enter key on a selected book marked displays the bookmark name and notes where they be read or edited.
eClipseReader can operate in a minimized view mode sharing screen space with your favorite PC applications. This mode allows users access to all toolbars, navigation features, and status information while operating other applications and listening to a talking book in the background.
A single powerful tool lets users insert multiple markers that can range from simple flags to lengthy notes. These markers can be navigated in several convenient ways.
A built-in screen reader reads text only Daisy books, text files and content such as text notes, book information, current reading position in the book, and a file tree used for finding books on the computer.
eClipseReader presents all notes for a DAISY book in a single text file presented to you in a study outline format. Notes review mode reads the document using text-to-speech highlighting each word as it is read. Navigate the study outline using eClipseReader's text document reader by clicking on a word to reposition the cursor or by using navigation buttons or hot-key by line, word, paragraph. You may also bookmark points in the study guide for later review.
When a DAISY disc is inserted into the CD tray, the program automatically loads the book
The reader manages books that span more than one disc without a hitch. It prompts you to insert the proper disc for the desired spot in the book and goes right there when you feed it the disc. When you load a multi-disc book on the hard drive in separate folders, and add each disc to the books module library, eClipseReader navigates among multi-books automatically.
eClipseReader automatically starts playing the book’s audio as soon as it is opened. Users who prefer to manually begin playback can disable this feature in user preferences.
The program remembers your last position in each book and goes straight there the next time you open a book.
That allows each user to adjust volume and playback speed settings.
The Go to Page feature presents your current position in a book by page number and provides method of random navigation through page number entry.
This feature tracks your navigation history as you explore a DAISY book. At any time, you may trace your steps backward or forward in navigation history.
A predictable fast-forward and rewind feature jumps your position in a digital book in ten second increments using a single key stroke. Holding down the fast-forward or rewind keys emulates the rewind or fast forward function of your tape player.
Open any ASCII .TXT file and read with SAPI 5 speech.
Navigate text documents via hot-key or graphic button. Modes include: line, word, paragraph, screen.
Search a text document for a word or phrase.
Via hot-key or graphic button.
Export your text notes to MS Note PAD, ready to print, save or translate to Braille.
eClipseReader announces your reading position by line number of total lines in a text document.
The user’s manual, a quick orientation guide, and a list of all hot keys are all presented in DAISY format with full audio and navigation.
YES! eClipseWriter Professional enables any individual or organization to create and distribute daisy content online that can be read with the free version of eClipseReader-EyeNet. Contact IRTI for more details. See contact info at the bottom of this page.
Microsoft Windows: XP, XP-PRO and Windows Vista and Windows 7 - 32 and 64 Bit, Windows 8 32 and 64 bit
Pentium Class CPU 400 Mhz or faster
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