Freeware from Duxbury Systems

Free products available from Duxbury Systems software for braille

Duxbury Systems leads the world in software for braille. The Duxbury Braille Translator (DBT) is used by virtually all of the world’s leading braille publishers. No one supports more languages than Duxbury Systems — DBT supports grade 1 and grade 2 translation in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Malaysian, Swedish, and other languages. Our software can produce contracted and uncontracted braille, mathematics, and technical braille.

Duxbury Systems offers a number of free products available for download on their website, including:

QuickTac Free braille graphics software

  • Produces braille graphics files
  • These files can be imported into DBT 11.1 or MegaDots 2.5
  • More Information on QuickTac

Perky Duck Download

  • Free simple braille editor
  • erky is a computer based Perkins brailler emulator
  • Used in distance education to demonstrate your understanding of braille

Scrub Download

  • Powerful Character Replacement MS-DOS Utility
  • Original basis for DBT character transformation technology, available for those who tinker with character strings in computer files