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GhostReader Alternatives for Windows

GhostReader is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is NaturalReader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Simple TTS Reader or Read Aloud. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GhostReader and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to GhostReader are TextAloud, eSpeak, kurzweil 3000 and Central Access Reader.

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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.

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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.

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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.

    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    The program is no longer updated.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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    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.

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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.

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  6. kurzweil 3000 icon

    kurzweil 3000

    • Mac
    • Windows

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

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    Central Access Reader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Central Access Reader (CAR) is a free, open source, text-to-speech application, which reads docx files and pasted text using the voices installed on your computer. It currently works only on 64-bit Windows.

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    Speech Central

    • 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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    Easy Speech2Text

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Easy Speech2Text is the simplest speech recognition software used to convert your voice and speech into plain text. At the same time, it also supports converting your text to voice.

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    Speakonia

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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