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).
New entry is automatically added w/ text copied from apps. New entry is automatically synthesized / spoken. Keep playing entries in listing when Continuous Play is enabled. Highlight spoken words while text is spoken, when option is enabled. etc.
Let Text to Speech read web pages to you. Download webpages for reading offline. Practice speed reading. Use it simply as a RSS reader or use RSS playlists feature to listen to items in RSS feeds. Read from clipboard. Offline playlists.
Select and Speak uses iSpeech's human-quality text-to-speech (TTS) to read any selected text in the browser. It includes many iSpeech text to speech voices in different languages. You can configure the voice and speed options by changing the settings on the options page.
Say one or more sentences for Dicty to convert to/from text. Can sent text to WhatsApp, SMS or e-mail or copied and used in any other application that accepts text. Speak clearly and you will get an excellent voice recognition.
The aim of the MBROLA project, initiated by the TCTS Lab of the Faculté Polytechnique de Mons (Belgium), is to obtain a set of speech synthesizers for as many languages as possible, and provide them free for non-commercial applications.
vozMe is a simple online ‘text to speech’ program that lets you type-in any English or Spanish (also Italian, Portoguese and Hindi) text and then play it as an audio stream. Streams also can be downloaded and saved as standard MP3 files.