Key2Speak- Key2Speak is a utility program that is able to read on the fly what you
type. Avoid keying errors by listening to your documents as soon as you type
them, or listen to text copied to the Windows Clipboard. Works with all your applications. Compatible with most common languages. Text to speech engine included with several voices. File size 4.7 MB OS Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000 License Adware Company Madoogalipop
(Added: 29-Mar-2001 Hits: 6658 Rating: 4.60 Votes: 5) Rate It
Lernout & Hauspie free Text-to-speech engines- These FREE L&H; Text-to-speech engines can be used with screen magnifiers and screen readers, that support SAPI speech synthesizers like ZoomText Xtra level 2, LunarPlus / Supernova and Window-Eyes with speech.
You can download American English, British English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish Text-to-speech engines.pop
(Added: 4-Jan-2001 Hits: 9251 Rating: 4.76 Votes: 17) Rate It
ReadPlease 2003- ReadPlease is a very good free US English speaking Text-To-Speech program for Windows 95/98/NT.
Two men and two women voices are included. File size 9.1 MB OS Windows 95 and higher License FREE Read the reviewpop
(Added: 4-Dec-2002 Hits: 9397 Rating: 6.62 Votes: 13) Rate It
2n Speech Center (iics)- 2nd Speech Center lets you listen to text instead of reading on screen. You can copy text to the clipboard and you can convert the spoken text into MP3 or WAV files.
Configurable GLOBAL Hotkeys to control IISC even in other program. This feature is
very useful for weak-eyed users. OS Windows File size 2.8 MB License 14 days DEMO Price $39 Company 2nd Speech Center
(Added: 11-Aug-2002 Hits: 2381 Rating: 5.00 Votes: 1) Rate It
Agent Reader- Increase your productivity with this advanced personal assistant. Agent Reader text to speech reads everything copied to the clipboard from any application, the Macro Recorder automates repetitive typing tasks, the memory optimizer free you RAM and speed up your processes, the integrated ads/popup killer will close for you all the annoying windows while you browse and over 20 additional productivity utilities will make your computer experience much easier.
(Added: 17-Jun-2003 Hits: 2273 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It
Aldo's Text-to-WAVE- Convert text, web pages and MS Word documents into audible documents in WAVE or MP3 formats. Great tool to create your own audio books, improve your memory, learn foreing language pronunciation, read jokes, news, online bible or any text and listen documents on the road in your CD or MP3 player while you drive, walk or perform other tasks. Use the intuitive user interface or the command line interface for automated text to audio conversion.
(Added: 17-Jun-2003 Hits: 3267 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It
CoolSpeech- CoolSpeech is a Text-to-Speech utility, that features: Listen to any URL you specified, convert your text into spoken wav files, read aloud you e-mail messages,text fies and rich-text files. Listen to any word or sentence you just typed. File size 2.3 MB OS Windows 95 and higher License shareware (14 days trial) Price $29.95 More Info
(Added: 12-Oct-2001 Hits: 3266 Rating: 9.75 Votes: 4) Rate It
Easy Talking Notepad- Enhance the ability of computer to talk and read your emails, documents, online news in one of his many voices and converts them into WAV or MP3 file (different languages available).
Features: Read Texts, email, documents, Online News. Convert text to WAV or MP3. Read text copied to clipboard. File size 7.45 MB OS Windows all License Shareware Price $29.95 Company Softdiv Software
(Added: 23-May-2003 Hits: 2097 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It
Help Read- With this utility you can read aloud documents, text copied to the clipboard and web pages.
You get access to hundreds of e-books in the Help Read library.
Words spoken out are highlighted and screen magnifiers will track on these words. Includes full keyboard support. File size 1.2 MB OS Windows License FREE Company Help Read
(Added: 6-Feb-2002 Hits: 4078 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It
KeyMaster- KeyMaster is a keyboard utility that aims to prevent common
typing errors. Have your PC announce keys as they are pressed and words as they are written. KeyMaster can read aloud from MS Word, Wordpad and Notepad - no need to copy the text to the clipboard. OS Windows File size 7.7 MB pRICE $19.95 Company Heavy Horse
(Added: 9-Mar-2005 Hits: 1443 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It
PowerTalk- PowerTalk is a free Microsoft Windows program that works seamlessly with PowerPoint whilst narrating presentation text using computer speech. It aids those who have difficulties speaking when giving presentations or an audience that contains people with visual impairments. PowerTalk is also a useful tool for testing presentation accessibility for use with screen readers.
(Added: 4-May-2004 Hits: 1816 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It
Reader's Pal 3.1- This is the best I found!
Intended to ease reading on a computer monitor by displaying text in large fonts in foreground an background colors of the user's choosing. Works with Microsoft's Text-to-Speech, reads web pages from the Internet and let you browse text-only. File size 169 KB OS Windows 95 and higher License FREE More Info
(Added: 29-Nov-2001 Hits: 3376 Rating: 8.00 Votes: 1) Rate It
ReadingBar for Internet explorer- ReadingBar for Internet explorer
Reads any web page aloud to you
Highlights words in Internet Explorer
Easily creates .mp3 or .wav files from web pages
Generates text only version from any web page
Magnifies pages, text, pictures and scrollbars
Translates web pages into four languages OS Windows License 30 days trial Price $69
(Added: 23-Feb-2005 Hits: 1262 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It
Sayz Me- Sayz Me is a free simple Text-to-Speech reader written in Python. Features: Speaks from Clipboard and files, Speaks user entered text, change voice pitch rate and volume, highlighting of current spoken words, select font font size and color. File size 2.3 MB OS Windows Lisence BSD Price FREE
(Added: 8-Dec-2002 Hits: 2089 Rating: 8.00 Votes: 1) Rate It
Scan2Text- With Scan2Text you scan documents, letters and papers, and the text is dropped into Microsoft Word.
The text can then be edited, or readback by any screenreader or WordRead.
You can also open previously scanned image files, as well as open PDFs.
This powerful software can automatically recognise and convert text in over 50 languages, including Welsh and Gaelic.
(Added: 25-Feb-2005 Hits: 1606 Rating: 1.00 Votes: 1) Rate It
Text To Speech Live Player- Text To Speech Live Player is a text-to-speech application that lets you direct listen to text in documents, web pages, email messages and more. It can read aloud more than 10 languages. You can batch convert text files to MP3 and WAV files and transfer them to your portable player, then listen to on the way. It will be great in the classroom for language teachers, it can slide read aloud words from a text file for your pupils.
(Added: 27-Jan-2004 Hits: 2310 Rating: 7.00 Votes: 1) Rate It
TextAloud MP3- TextAloud MP3 is a Text-to-Speech utility that reads text from email, web pages, reports and more, aloud on your PC. Also save to WAV or MP3 files for portable listening. Available with optional premium speech from AT&T; Natural Voices and Cepstral.
(Added: 29-Mar-2004 Hits: 1999 Rating: 9.00 Votes: 1) Rate It
TextSound- TextSound is a Text-to-Speech file converter. You can batch convert your text documents (e.g. TXT files) to spoken audio files (e.g. .WAV). There is a window and command line edition. File size 2.0 MB OS Windows 95 and higher License Shareware (33 converSions trial) Price $39.95 More Info
(Added: 12-Oct-2001 Hits: 1878 Rating: 10.00 Votes: 2) Rate It
Ultra Hal Text-to-Speech Reader- Reads documents out loud in one of its many high
quality voices. This program can read e-books,
standard Windows dialog box messages, read contents from the clipboard and incoming instant messages. It is compatible with AOL, AIM, ICQ and MSN Messenger. You can also write audio data in wav format. File size 11.1 MB OS Windows All License 14 days Demo Price $10 Company Zabaware
(Added: 9-May-2003 Hits: 1766 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It