Free text to speech
Text-to-SpeechWhy consider Text-to-speech (TTS)? Two reasons -1. It is essential for struggling readers; when text is digital it is now accessible and2. it supports the writing process, especially when editing and revising work Note: Our databases are adding text-to-speech features for their articles. Check out Joyce's blog post. Ask your librarian if the school offers any of the Gale products with text-to-speech features. Mobile Devices iOS Devices have Speak Selection (TTS) with highlighting built in for iPads running iOS 6 or 7. Computer Resources Announcify - a Google Chrome Extension which reads any website. (scroll to the free download) PC only. allow for color choices, highlighting of words or sentences as they are read.PowerTalk - free text-to-speech for PowerPoint presentationsRead The Words - Register first, upload file or choose text or website to read, a recording is generated which you can listen to online or download to an mp3 player, upload to a blog, etc.
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