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Braille Ready File (.brf)

Braille Ready File (.brf), often referred to as eBraille or web-braille, is a specialized digital text format used to create embossed braille or be read using a braille display or with a refreshable braille device. Braille Ready Files are provided by the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired and by Bookshare.

Accessibility Features

  • Braille is unique written language that may be the most accessible option of reading and writing for students who are blind or have a significant visual impairment.
  • Digital files on a refreshable display prevent the need to carry and store large volumes of embossed braille text.

Works With:

  • Refreshable Braille display
  • Braille embosser