The DAISY Pipeline 2 is a piece of software that allows you to convert, upgrade, validate, generate audio for, and produce Braille from your e-books. It has built-in support for formats like EPUB and DAISY.
The Pipeline comes with a considerable number of scripts for the actions described above. They are indexed at the bottom of this page.
Start the Pipeline 2 user interface by selecting the “DAISY Pipeline 2” icon on your desktop.
A window should come up:
Start your job with
File->New job, or by pressing
A job window creation appears. Select a script from the drop-down menu:
Fill out the form (which is a bit different for each script):
Run to run or press
The job appears in the sidebar, along with its status.
While one job is running, you may start another via
When a job is done, its status will be updated to
Done. you may view the results by selecting the completed job in the sidebar and selecting one or more links to files in the Results list.
To view the folder containing all the results, point your file browser to the directory you specified for Pipeline output in the new job form.
If the job does not appear to have started running, check the messages log for errors. Errors may include problems with how you filled out the form, as well as system errors.
Create a new job by selecting a script. A script may do something like convert HTML to EPUB3 or add narration to a book. After you select “New Job”, choose a script and fill out the form.
The form will ask for things like input file, output directory, and specific options depending on the script you chose.
When you’ve finished filling out the job form, select this to execute the job. The job status is displayed in the sidebar.
If the job does not appear to have started running, check the messages log for errors in the form.
Delete the job from the list. This does not delete the results on disk.
Run job again
You may select this for any running or completed job to create a new job initialized with the same form parameters.
Copy messages to clipboard
Places the contents of the messages window onto the clipboard. Useful for reporting bugs or asking for help.
Launch the Pipeline updater.
If you need assistance, please use the forums.