at our Open Days
Upload a file and convert it to an accessible format, e.g. text to audio or image to document
SensusAccess is a self-service, alternate media solution. You can use this software to automatically convert documents into a range of alternate media including audio books (MP3 and DAISY), e-books (EPUB, EPUB3 and Mobi) and digital Braille. The service can also be used to convert inaccessible documents such as image-only PDF files, JPG pictures and Microsoft PowerPoint presentations into more accessible formats.
Tips for using this tool at Kent
- Convert a file into an alternative format for accessibility
- Make OCR alternative formats of teaching and learning materials
Help & how to get started
- Go to the SensusAccess website
- Upload a file or provide a URL and choose what you want to convert it to
- SensusAccess training courses
You can make an accessible copy of something if you own the copyright (e.g. it's your own work), if you have permission from the copyright holder, if the copyright has expired, or if it's for someone with a print disability. If so, you need to agree that:
- the copy won't be shared with others
- you can't find a commercially available version in an appropriate format
- you abide by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988, Section 31A (Disabled persons: copies of works for personal use)
- you abide by the Data Protection Act when storing or sharing converted files that contain personal data.
Learn more about copyright.
For copyright advice, email the Copyright team .