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Balabolka is described as 'Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. All computer voices installed on your system are available to Balabolka. The on-screen text can be saved as a WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG or WMA file' and is a popular Text to Speech service in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Balabolka for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Online / Web-based and SaaS. The best alternative is eSpeak, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Balabolka are NaturalReader, LOVO Studio, TextAloud and @Voice Aloud Reader (TTS Reader).

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  • Windows
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Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. All computer voices installed on your system are available to Balabolka. The...

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    eSpeak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    eSpeak is a compact open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, for Linux and Windows.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeecheSpeak allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingeSpeak can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    NaturalReader

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Google Chrome

    Natural Reader is a professional text to speech program that converts any written text into spoken words. The paid versions of Natural Reader have many more features.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechNaturalReader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    Most users think NaturalReader is a great alternative to Balabolka.


  3. LOVO Studio icon

    LOVO Studio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    AI Voice Creation Platform for marketing, HR, audiobook, e-learning, movies and games. Choose from 60+ human-like, emotional voices in various accents, languages, and characters to turn any text into a commercial-grade audio. Or Clone your own voice!.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechLOVO Studio allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    TextAloud

    • Windows

    NextUp.com develops Windows text to speech (TTS) software applications like TextAloud that let your computer talk with AT&T Natural Voices. TextAloud can also be in Microsoft Word as a plug-in.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechTextAloud allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableTextAloud is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineTextAloud can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ LightweightTextAloud consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  5. @Voice Aloud Reader (TTS Reader) icon

    @Voice Aloud Reader (TTS Reader)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Listen to the app read aloud or read on screen web pages, news articles, long emails, TXT, PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF, OpenOffice documents, ebooks (EPUB, MOBI, PRC, AZW and FB2), and more. It's an HTML reader, document reader and ebook reader all in one.

    ⚫︎ Text to Speech@Voice Aloud Reader (TTS Reader) allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    Simple TTS Reader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Simple TTS Reader is a small clipboard reader. Simply copy any text, and it will be read aloud. You can choose any installed speech engine, e.g. Microsoft Anna. This text-to-speech utility can also be minimized to tray.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechSimple TTS Reader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.2, released in October 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website

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    Any Text to Voice

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Any Text to Voice is a powerful text-to-speech app to read out loud text on PC or phone, and save text to audio files.

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    Read Aloud

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Xbox

    ReadAloud is a very powerful text-to-speech app which can read aloud web pages, news, documents, e-books or your own custom contents. ReadAloud can help with your busy life by reading aloud your articles while you continue with your other tasks.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechRead Aloud allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    DSpeech

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    DSpeech is a TTS (Text To Speech) program with functionality of ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) integrated. It is able to to read aloud the written text and choose the sentences to be pronounced upon the vocal answers of the user.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechDSpeech allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ PortableDSpeech can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Mycroft Mimic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Mimic is a powerful TTS tool. Mimic is low-latency and has a small resource footprint. Its range of high quality voices also set it apart from other open source text-to-speech projects.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechMycroft Mimic allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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