Converting files into alternative and accessible formats

Sensus Access

The service allows you to convert your readings, slides, web pages and documents in general into the most suitable formats for your needs:

  • accessibility. Otherwise inaccessible documents (e.g. image files JPG or image-only PDFs) can be converted into files with more accessible formats, including tagged PDF, DOC, DOCX, Word XML, XLS, XLSX, CVS, text, RTF and HTML
  • audio (MP3 files)
  • e-books
  • Braille format
  • Audiobooks structured in DAISY format

SensusAccess is particularly useful if you have difficulty with printed text, want to experiment with different learning styles, need assistance when reading text in a foreign language, or simply want to make your readings available on the go.


All university users with an or email address

How does it work

  1. Upload the document
  2. Select the format you want the document to be converted to
  3. Enter your email address ( or
  4. When your document is ready (after it has been converted), an email will be sent to your inbox.
  5. Download the document from the email. The processed file will then be available for 7 days. After this deadline, the file will automatically be deleted from the server.

Terms of use

The service is provided by SensuAps for educational, didactic and non-commercial use only.

Responsibility for any copyright infringement rests with the end user.

The end user is authorized to use the converted file in an accessible format only and exclusively for personal use.

Neither the Politecnico di Milano nor SensusApS will be held responsible for any information disclosed and/or used improperly.

The end user is responsible for the safekeeping of the material made available which must be used without infringing the intellectual property rights of the relative authors.

Do not use this service for sending and exchanging confidential or private information.