GhostReader Alternatives

    GhostReader is described as 'The premier Text-to-Speech solution for the Mac. GhostReader allows you to listen while your Mac does the talking in your language of choice'. There are more than 25 alternatives to GhostReader for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Read Aloud, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GhostReader are eSpeak (Free, Open Source), TextAloud (Paid), Read Aloud (Free) and Simple TTS Reader (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 28, 2021

    1. Breakthrough attention, language, and reading barriers with technology built to drive meaningful progress. Meet the New Kurzweil 3000
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      TexVoz is the best online text to speech converter with natural sounding voices. Available in 65 languages ??and more than 400 voices with different accents. Download your audios as mp3. Create stunning audios for audiobooks, narration, E-learning.
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    2. Text to speech extension for a browser. Automatic text detection (can speak without necessary selection), adjustable voice speed, playlist.
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    3. Voice is your Text-to-Speech Mac App. It offers various unique features. Ideally for learning at school, script authors, learning platforms, audio books, video tutorials, anonymous talking and so on. With more then downloadable 100+ voices.

      Discontinued

      The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 6.4.1, released in November 2018, can be still downloaded from the Appstore

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      Speech Central is a feature-packed, text-to-speech software with years of development history culminating in an easy-to-use tool that just works. Start listening, pause and pick up where you left off later. Easily build a knowledge base and convert read text to MP3.
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    4. CFS-Technologies Speakonia is a FREE Text-To-Speech (TTS) GUI (graphical User-Interface) Program which uses the Microsoft ® Speech Technology.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated and supported since 2012, but the developer released last version of the software, 1.0.3.5, with a free registration key

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    5. Naturaltts.com is an online text to speech converter with natural sounding voices. Ability to download files in mp3. Available for Personal and Commercial Usage.
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    6. Acapela Group, the leading European voice expert leaning upon 25 years of experience, invents text-to- speech solutions to give your content a voice in up to 25 languages.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      Chrome Speak, select the text and right-click to speak with offline tts engine - Select text and select "Read the selected text" from context menu.
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Online text to speech converter that comes without subscription model. Pay for only what you need. With more than 30 languages used to produce natural sounding voices for commercial use.
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