When I play a internet browser game, I'd choose to "read" my short articles at the same time by listening to a text-to-speech program check out out an post for me. (Same for once I submit a write-up or comment to tastecraftedmcd.com.)

What are the ideal cost-free / open-source text-to-speech programs out there and also why would certainly you recommend them ahead of the others?

Thanks.

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· 8y

I don't know if it's open source, however it's certainly free. Try this: http://ctrlq.org/listen/ This is the closest point to humale speech I've uncovered. I've tried some open up source tools also, however most of them have actually robotic voices. They don't sound like a huguy.Edit: The text is converted to speech virtual and you have to download the mp3 file.


I typed "testing text" and it didn't sound it out automatically like NaturalReader or "SAPI5 TTSAPP" would certainly. Instead, it provided a progress bar that took 15 seconds to fill to 100% just those two words, and also asked me to either download it as an MP3 or start a brand-new session.

I'm trying to find anypoint that sounds out the text automatically, after taking the paste of an write-up. Preferably, I'd choose the option to have actually it repeat the text as well.

Know of anypoint that fits the description? (I don't care if it's on-internet browser or requirements to be downloaded and mounted first. As long as either functions as I'd hope, it's fine.)

(By the method, I just now saw the modify after I went ago to your comment.)


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It depends on your user case. For me espeak-gui functions best. You can see wbelow it is approximately plainly and it has a spell examine. But I'm utilizing it as a dyslexia aid.


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· 8y · edited 8y

I've been audio-reading posts and also tastecraftedmcd.com comments for years.

If you're on Mac, attempt utilizing the "Alex" voice. It's the finest voice I found so much on any type of platform. You deserve to put up a hotkey to activate TTS for the schosen message. Use that in conjunction through an article reformatter like "Readability" (Chrome extension).

You just click Readability, then select all, then begin TTS. The only drawearlier is that it doesn't additionally highlight the current phrase.

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