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 eSpeak, which is both free and Open Source. 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 Read Aloud (Free), TextAloud (Paid), Simple TTS Reader (Free, Open Source) and NaturalReader (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jul 28, 2021

    1. eSpeak is a compact open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, for Linux and Windows.
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    2. 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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    3. 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. 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      The program is no longer updated.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

    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Breakthrough attention, language, and reading barriers with technology built to drive meaningful progress. Meet the New Kurzweil 3000
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    9. Text to speech extension for a browser. Automatic text detection (can speak without necessary selection), adjustable voice speed, playlist.
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      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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