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 iPhone. The best alternative is Read Aloud, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GhostReader are eSpeak (Free, Open Source), Read Aloud (Free), TextAloud (Paid) and Simple TTS Reader (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 28, 2021

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      Don't spend your time in front of the screen reading articles when you can listen to them. Pack them as MP3s on the cloud, USB drive or any folder and then access them in your car or on your mobile device.
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Easily convert text to WAV audio files and use them in other programs by drag and drop! Supports more than 100+ voices across 30+ languages and variants. The desktop application runs on Windows and MacOS.


    1. Notevibes.com - online text to speech app with realistic voices. We use only premium voices for our text to speech system. Now available 24 high-quality voices and 6 Languages. Also available voice speed and pitch tuning You can customize your speech with SSML tags.
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    2. Convert texts to audio files easily... Write your text, click export. You'll obtain an audio file of your writing. Write and let your computer read for you... Localized audio examples on https://soundcloud.com/rbcafe

      Features :

      - Your text can be read in realtime.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Aloud is an online Text-to-Speech service with natural sounding voices. It can synthesize text to 30+ languages with 230+ voices to choose from.
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      Read&Write is the world's leading literacy support software designed to assist users of all ages who require extra assistance when reading or composing text.
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    3. ClaroRead is an assistive technology software helping to readers with dyslexia to read aloud and providing word-prediction options for struggling writers.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      • Firefox
      Offline capable text-to-speech extension for Firefox.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Fala - A simple text reader is an open source application. A simple software that speaks a text. You can type the text or appoint a file. Fala is just a frontend to festival. Its designed for GNOME, but if you have gtk, pyhton and festival you are able to run it.
    4. Helperbird is a Google Chrome extension that gives people the features and customization to make reading and browsing the web easier. Including specialized fonts, changing of the background color, font colors, text, speech, overlays and more! Such as dyslexia.
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