Importing Books and Documents

Step 1Choose Playlist

Choose the playlist you would like to import the content into and tap the green +.

open list of sources on ios

Step 2Choose Source

A new screen will appear. Here you can choose from a variety of sources, such as Bookshare, Google Drive, etc.

choose source

Step 3Log In

A login screen may appear. If prompted, use your username and password to log into your account with the corresponding service provider.

log in

Step 4Choose Content

Once you are logged into your account, the screen below will appear. Tap the book or document that you would like to add to your playlist.

log in

Step 5Choose Format

When importing a PDF file you can choose between:

  • Rich Text format - you will be able to configure the document's fonts and colors.
  • Original Layout format - you will be able to see document exactly as the author intended.

The document will start loading. When loading is complete the document will appear in your playlist.

Step 1Choose Playlist

Choose the playlist you would like to import the content into and click the blue arrow shown below. By clicking the arrow, it will take you into the playlist.

open playlist

Step 2Choose Source

Click the green +. A drop-down menu will appear. You can choose from a variety of sources, such as Bookshare, Google Drive, etc.

choose source

Step 3Log In

A log in screen may appear. If prompted, use your username and password to log into your account with the corresponding service provider.

Step 4Choose Content

Once you are logged into your account, the screen below will appear. Click the book or document that you would like to add to your playlist.

choose docs

Step 5Choose Format

When importing PDF files you can choose between:

  • Rich Text format - you will be able to configure the document's fonts and colors.
  • Original Layout format - you will be able to see document exactly as the author intended.

Note: When importing a scanned PDF file check the Convert an image or a scanned PDF into a track using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) option.

Step 6Confirm

When importing into a shared playlist you will be asked to confirm. Click Post.

choose docs

The document will start loading. When loading is complete the document will appear in your playlist.

#Supported Document Formats

Capti supports the following document formats:

Text
  • Adobe PDF (.pdf)
  • Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx)
  • EPUB books (.epub)
  • OpenDocument Text (.odt, .fodt)
  • Google Docs
  • DAISY books (.zip)
  • Plain and Rich text (.txt, .rtf)
Slides
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx)
  • OpenDocument Presentation (.odt, .fodt)
  • Google Slides
Spreadsheets
  • Microsoft Excel (.xls, .xlsx)
  • Google Sheets

Note: Capti can't load DRM-protected and password-protected documents.

#Supported Document Resources

Capti can be used with the following document resources:

Book Libraries
  • Project Gutenberg: public domain library of 50,000+ titles
  • Bookshare: 500,000+ titles for schools and individuals with print dissabilities
Cloud Storage On your device
  • Take a photo or a screenshot
  • Email attachments
  • Copy-paste and edit text
  • Other Capti users (AirDrop)
  • Files on your computer, flash drives, etc.
Web Services

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