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New Language Packs

We just finished a DAISY-for-All workshop in Bangkok at the Thailand Association of the Blind, where 10 participants from 5 countries made new language packs. The additions and updates are for Chinese, Filipino, Malay, Nepali, and Thai. You can download language packs at http://amis.sf.net/l10n

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2007-05-29

AMIS 2.6 released

AMIS 2.6 has just been released. This latest version has many improvements:
- Audio engine switched to DirectX for improved stability (thanks to TPB for the code)
- Support for DAISY/NISO books made by Obi
- Books inside non-Ascii folder names can be opened
- Books encoded using TIS-620 (Thai) can be opened

Download AMIS at http://downloads.sourceforge.net/amis/Setup-amis-26.exe

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2007-05-29

Japanese language pack

The Japanese language pack has been upgraded to be compatible with AMIS version 2.5. You can download it here:
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/amis/Setup-AMIS-LanguagePack_Japanese_20070215.exe

Thank you to Mayu and Masafumi, and their respective organizations, for all the work it took to get this ready.

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2007-02-15

Sinhala language pack

The Sinhala language pack has been upgraded to be compatible with AMIS version 2.5. You can download it here: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/amis/Setup-AMIS-LanguagePack_Sinhala_20070126.exe?use_mirror=osdn

Looking forward to hearing from new users in Sri Lanka!

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2007-01-26

AMIS 2.5 released

AMIS 2.5 released today!
November 2, 2006

The latest stable release of the AMIS is online for download at http://amis.sf.net. Improvements have been made to the self-voicing interface, Jaws scripts, keyboard interface, overall stability, and viewing options such as highlighting and font enlargement.

AMIS is...
Fully self-voicing
Accessible by keyboard interface
Available in many languages
Compatible with Jaws for Windows... read more

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-11-02

New Language Pack: Nynorsk

AMIS is available in Nynorsk, the other recognized Norwegian dialect (the first being Bokmål). Thanks to the Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille for the translations and recordings of both Norwegian language packs!

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-10-02

AMIS 2.4 Test Build

AMIS version 2.4 was officially released today. This latest test build is very close to the next stable release, which will be version 2.5 and is tentatively scheduled for the end of October. Improvements were made to the self-voicing interface, general stability, and the installer is much better for Windows 2000 users.

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-10-01

More language packs available for testing

Please visit http://amis.sf.net/l10n/ to download the latest language packs, created during our DFA workshop at NAB in New Delhi. We now have AMIS available in Bangla, Indonesian, Tamil, and Vietnamese, as well as experimental versions in Arabic and Urdu.

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-06-22

AMIS 2.3 Test Build

AMIS 2.3 (test build) was released today. It can coexist alongside other AMIS installations. 2.3 has an improved self-voicing interface and internationalization support. Many bugs found during developer and end-user testing were fixed as well.

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-06-22

AMIS 2.2 Test Build

As we move towards the next major version of AMIS, there will be frequent test builds available for download. The test build can exist alongside the 2.0 release and alongside other test builds.

The current test build is version 2.2

As always, your feedback is important to us!

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-03-23

Jaws scripts 1.0 released

Version 1.0 of the Jaws scripts for AMIS have been released. They were developed by a team at the National Association for the Blind in New Delhi, India. A link to download the files is available on the homepage for AMIS.

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-02-18

Jaws scripts available

Scripts for the Jaws for Windows screen-reader are being developed, and a beta version is available. See the files list or the link from the front page. Feedback welcome.

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-02-05

AMIS 2.1 Test Build

As we move towards the next major release of AMIS, there will be frequent test builds available for download. The test build can exist alongside the 2.0 release.

As always, your feedback is important to us!

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2006-01-10

Language packs available for testing

Please visit http://amis.sf.net/l10n/ to download test builds for 7 language packs.

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2005-11-27

AMIS 2.0 Released

AMIS, the latest DAISY playback software from the DAISY for All project,
is now available for download, free of charge, at http://amis.sf.net.

Highlights of AMIS include its self-voicing interface, plug-in support,
bookmarking, variable playback speed, full text searching ability, and
support for skippability and escapability. AMIS supports unicode and
will soon be available in several languages, including Hindi, Thai,
Malay, and Sinhala.

Posted by Marisa DeMeglio 2005-11-27