Not just that, you can learn to pronounce words with this software and even listen to the sound of fresh words. It comes with the user-friendly interface.
Whether you type in the text using your keyboard or paste a text file, TalkingBook will read all that and even saves the reading sounds as WAV audio file for the blind in alliance with Richard Russel Recorder. If you feel they are a tad larger for the memory, you can convert them in MP3 format for compressed files.
You can also type in text or paste a text file form the clipboard into its window for the TTS software to read it aloud, using its Input and Speak tab. In addition, while you can save the spoken files in MP3 and WAV format, you can also adjust the rate of speech of the voice by moving the slider.
Read the Words is a pretty interesting text to speech tool that does a lot beyond just reading the text aloud. The free version includes 3 languages, ability to prepare sound files up to 30seconds in length and offers different types of voice characters. For an unlimited length of audio files, you need to upgrade to the gold version. It has different settings that allow you to adjust the volume and rate of speech easily and lets you choose from many different voices.
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Spoken text also can be highlighted with any color while reading. Tutorial Video. Promo Video. App Demo Video. See More Templates. Despite its basic looks, Zabaware Text-to-Speech Reader has more to offer than you might first think. You can open numerous file formats directly in the program, or just copy and paste text. Alternatively, as long as you have the program running and the relevant option enables, Zabaware Text-to-Speech Reader can read aloud any text you copy to the clipboard — great if you want to convert words from websites to speech — as well as dialog boxes that pop up.
Unfortunately the selection of voices is limited, and the only settings you can customize are volume and speed unless you burrow deep into settings to fiddle with pronunciations. How to read selected text? There is a miniboard feature that you can use to read text from other applications. Click "Miniboard" to open the miniboard.
You can simply select a piece of text that you want to read in another window e. Remember to activate the accessibility permissions for reading the selected text from other windows.
There's also OCR, which enables you to load up a photo or scan of text, and have it read to you. The second option takes the form of a floating toolbar. In this mode, you can highlight text in any application and use the toolbar controls to start and customize text to speech. This means you can very easily use the feature in your web browser, word processor and a range of other programs.
There's also a built-in browser to convert web content to speech more easily. As the name suggests, Panopreter Basic delivers free text to speech conversion without frills.
It accepts plain and rich text files, web pages and Microsoft Word documents as input, and exports the resulting sound in both WAV and MP3 format the two files are saved in the same location, with the same name.