Pratsam Reader App
For iOS and Android devices
Pratsam Reader App is a DAISY and EPUB player for smartphones and tablets, customized for use by the visually impaired and other print disabled. DAISY is an internationally established digital format for accessible books and newspapers.
Stream or download
Using the app, users can select content from an accessible books service provider or play content from the internal memory of a device. The app supports streaming of accessible books over the Internet.
For later listening it is possible to also download accessible books to the app, if the users service provider allows it. Users can also add publications to the app with a computer.
A full-featured DAISY app
Pratsam Reader App has all of the functions expected of a full-featured reading app designed for the visually impaired. The app offers functionality to enable the end user to select books from a bookshelf, navigate in the content by chapters, sections and page numbers, manage bookmarks, use a sleep timer and change the playback speed.
During playback the displayed text is highlighted and the text size can be adjusted to a suitable size for the user.
Supports DAISY 2.02 and DAISY Online
Pratsam Reader App supports the DAISY 2.02 standard (all types with "Full audio") for accessible digital books. The player also supports DAISY Online Delivery Protocol.
Download the app free of charge
The player app is made available in Finland through cooperation with Sensotec and the users can access over 40.000 DAISY titles from the national Accessibility Library Celia.
The DAISY reader app can be downloaded free of charge from the Apple App Store (iOS) or from Google Play (Android): see links below.