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ReadPlease is described as '2003 is a text-to-speech application designed to give your computer a human-sounding voice so it can read arbitrary text to you, from Web pages, e-mail, or the Clipboard' and is a Text to Speech service. There are more than 10 alternatives to ReadPlease for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Android and Linux. The best alternative is NaturalReader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Simple TTS Reader or eSpeak. Other great apps like ReadPlease are TextAloud, ReadSpeaker, DSpeech and GhostReader.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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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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  2. TextAloud icon

    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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  3. Simple TTS Reader icon

    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    The program is no longer updated.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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  4. eSpeak icon

    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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  5. ReadSpeaker icon

    ReadSpeaker

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Online Text to Speech by ReadSpeaker. Speech-enable web sites, mobile apps, online documents and forms so that your visitors can listen to your content.

    Web based player at the top of pages.


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    DSpeech

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    DSpeech is a TTS (Text To Speech) program with functionality of ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) integrated. It is able to to read aloud the written text and choose the sentences to be pronounced upon the vocal answers of the user.

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    GhostReader

    • Mac

    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

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  8. Speakonia icon

    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

    Speakonia Main Window with Property Window
  9. Acapela TTS icon

    Acapela TTS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android

    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.

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    Chrome Speak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    Chrome Speak, select the text and right-click to speak with offline tts engine.

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