ShelfClauses Alternatives

    ShelfClauses is described as 'Hear to ebooks and book notes. Reads loud any epub, pdf or txt. A reading bookmark is set automatically to return to last read position. Use one of the many free Internet libraries suggested in the help menu to hear what is of your interest' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are five alternatives to ShelfClauses for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Blackberry. The best alternative is Nuance Dragon. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try eSpeak or Simple TTS Reader. Other great apps like ShelfClauses are TextAloud (Paid) and Chrome Speak (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 4, 2020

    1. We rely on our computers more and more every day, whether we’re creating documents and reports, surfing the Web or catching up on email. But it’s not always easy to complete everything you need to do on your PC. Now there’s a faster and easier way to interact with your PC.
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    2. eSpeak is a compact open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, for Linux and Windows.
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    3. 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.


      The program is no longer updated.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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      Chrome Speak, select the text and right-click to speak with offline tts engine - Select text and select "Read the selected text" from context menu.
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