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TTSReader - Text to Speech Online

Reads out loud any text with natural sounding voices. Free & simple, directly from your browser. Supports inline-editing as well as txt files, pdfs, ebooks, etc.

Auto-saves so you can continue listening from where you left it

TTSReader - Text to Speech Online

Reads out loud any text with natural sounding voices. Free & simple, directly from your browser. Supports inline-editing as well as txt files, pdfs, ebooks, etc.

Auto-saves so you can continue listening from where you left it

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Main Features

Drop the text and click play. Multiple languages and accents. Super easy to use - no download, no login required.
And much more! Here's some:

Highlights Spoken Text, So You Can Follow

TTSReader highlights the text currently being read - so you can easily follow with your eyes. Learn more, including a YouTube we made, here.

Multilingual, Natural Sounding Voices

High-quality natural-sounding text-to-speech, including male & female voices, different accents languages.

Remembers Where You Last Stopped

TTSReader remembers the article and last position when paused, even if you close the browser. This way, you can come back to listening right where you previously left. Use the cloud-sync to sync between multiple devices.

Converts text, PDFs and e-books to Speech

TTSReader text to speech extracts the text from common files such as txt, pdf, epub and more. Want to listen to websites without having to copy their content to here? Then you should get our free extension for Chrome

Multiple Speech Rates

Choose the speech rate that works for you. Want to save time and feeling focused? Let ttsreader text-to-speech web-app read super fast. Comfortable with a slower pace? You got it!

Export Speech to Audio Files

TTSReader enables exporting the synthesized speech with a single click. This is available currently only on Windows, and requires ttsreader’s premium token - get it on the chrome store.

Text to Speech Use Cases

Proof read your own writing

Listening to your own text will enable you to catch mistakes and improve easily. Edit the text directly in ttsreader, and listen again.

Listen to ebooks, articles, websites

The best content today is in written form - now you can listen to it. ...While doing something else :)

Rest your eyes...

Let ttsreader do the reading. You can sit back and relax, or follow the speech - as the currently read text is highlighted.

Record audio for publishing

Use it on YouTubes, apps, games, telephony messaging and more. See our commercial license for terms and details.

Entertain & educate children

Kids love hearing good stories, and it's also great for their development. You can now have them listen to additional stories on top of those that mommy & daddy read them.

And more...


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Exciting! New Mobile App

on January 16, 2020

Our best text reader for mobile device Reads out loud written content, plain text, files and web pages. For people who like to listen. Read eyes and hands free. iOS natural sounding voices. Super easy to use. To start simply tap the ‘Play’ button. That’s it. Main features: 1) Editable text 2) Import web pages 3) Shows images 4) Multiple languages and voices 5) Set reading speed

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Embed Silence in Generated Speech

on October 3, 2019

Want to add silent pauses to the output speech? Now you can with this recently added feature! Happy to let our users know that today we launched the ‘pause’ feature that many of you requested. Whenever you want a pause simply add the following word {{pause}} which will add a 1 second pause. To add a pause of 5 seconds, simply add {{pause}}{{pause}}{{pause}}{{pause}}{{pause}} ie five times the code {{pause}}

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New Service Automatically Transcribes Audio & Video Files

on July 25, 2019

tl;dr (summary) New service that automatically transcribes. You upload an audion/video file and get the text. Supports captions Most private, highly secured Fast turnarounds, cost-effective Has affiliates program - so you can direct people and get 10% off of all their purchases ever. Use this link to get $5 bonus on your first purchase: https://speechnotes.co/files/?ref=akI3Fb How it works So, here’s how it works: You simply go to the website https://speechnotes.

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Make your own website speak

on December 12, 2017

How to add text to speech capabilities to your own website? The 3 possible ways to add text-to-speech to a website Implement the web speech api interface, as described here: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/SpeechSynthesis Implement text-to-speech (TTS), that is NOT based on the web speech api, provided by companies developing the TTS technology itself. This route is not recommended for most websites since it is either low quality or expensive. Implement ttsreader’s api - which itself uses the web speech api, but wraps it in the best way for most site-owners.

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