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Narrator is described as 'text-to-speech and dictation app for your Mac. Have one or multiple voices read back your story (a great tool for novel or screenwriting that have conversations between two people), or help you study for a part in a play' and is a Text to Speech service in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Narrator for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is NaturalReader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try eSpeak or Read Aloud. Other great apps like Narrator are TextAloud, kurzweil 3000, SpeechParrot.app and Speakabo.

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  1. NaturalReader icon

    NaturalReader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    79 alternatives to NaturalReader 

    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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    1.  Text to SpeechNaturalReader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    2.  PortableNaturalReader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    You can't alter the voice.

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    It doesn't sound robotic; it sounds like a human speaking.

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    eSpeak

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    69 alternatives to eSpeak 

    eSpeak is a compact open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, for Linux and Windows.

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    1.  Text to SpeecheSpeak allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    2.  Spell CheckingeSpeak can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    Discontinued

    The last version (1.48) is from March 2014.

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    TextAloud

    64 alternatives to TextAloud 

    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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    1.  Text to SpeechTextAloud allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    2.  Works OfflineTextAloud can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  LightweightTextAloud consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Read Aloud

    • Windows
    • Xbox
    56 alternatives to Read Aloud 

    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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    1.  Text to SpeechRead Aloud allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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      kurzweil 3000

      • Mac
      • Windows
      55 alternatives to kurzweil 3000 

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

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      1.  Text to Speechkurzweil 3000 allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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      SpeechParrot.app

      71 alternatives to SpeechParrot.app 

      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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      1.  Text to SpeechSpeechParrot.app allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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        Speakabo

        69 alternatives to Speakabo 

        With Speakabo, Convert your text to audio and download files in MP3. Speakabo has one of largest collection of realistic voices(100+ voices 20+ Languages) powered by AI. Get dazzling audio created in minutes with advanced customization with SSML tags.

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        1.  Text to SpeechSpeakabo allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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      • SpeakLine icon

        SpeakLine

        73 alternatives to SpeakLine 

        SpeakLine lets your Mac talk to you!.

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        1.  Text to SpeechSpeakLine allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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          Naturaltts.com

          56 alternatives to Naturaltts.com 

          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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          1.  Text to SpeechNaturaltts.com allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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            Acapela TTS

            • Mac
            • Windows
            • Android
            49 alternatives to Acapela TTS 

            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. Our speech solutions allow you to turn any written text into natural speech files, using any of the 50 High...

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            1.  Text to SpeechAcapela TTS allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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