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Chrome Speak Alternatives

Chrome Speak is described as 'select the text and right-click to speak with offline tts engine' and is a Text to Speech service in the web browsers category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Chrome Speak for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Balabolka, which is free. Other great apps like Chrome Speak are Read Aloud, TextAloud, NaturalReader and Simple TTS Reader.

This page was last updated Oct 29, 2021
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Chrome OS
  • Google Chrome

Chrome Speak, select the text and right-click to speak with offline tts engine.

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  1. Balabolka

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Balabolka is a 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.

  2. Read Aloud

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    An extension for Chrome browser. Let's you select text from screen and read it. Capable of reading in different languages. Speed, pitch and other settings available.



  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated.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



  6. 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.

  7. eSpeak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

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

  8. ReadSpeaker

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Online Text to Speech by ReadSpeaker. Speech-enable web sites, mobile apps, online documents and forms so that your visitors can listen to your content.

  9. 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.

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  10. kurzweil 3000

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Breakthrough attention, language, and reading barriers with technology built to drive meaningful progress.

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