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Voice is described as 'Convert texts to audio files easily... Write your text, click export. You'll obtain an audio file of your writing. Write and let your computer read for you... Localized audio examples on https://soundcloud.com/rbcafe' and is a Text to Speech service in the audio & music category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Voice for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, SaaS and iPad. The best alternative is Balabolka, which is free. Other great apps like Voice are Read Aloud Extension, NaturalReader, eSpeak and TextAloud.

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    Balabolka

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    42 alternatives to Balabolka 

    Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. All computer voices installed on your system are available to Balabolka. The on-screen text can be saved as a WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG or WMA file. The program can read the clipboard content, view the text from DOC, EPUB, FB2, HTML, ODT...

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    1.  Text to SpeechBalabolka allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    2.  PortableBalabolka can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Read Aloud Extension

    • Online
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    57 alternatives to Read Aloud Extension 

    An extension for Chrome browser. Let's you select text from screen and read it. Capable of reading in different languages. Speed, pitch and other settings available.

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    1.  Text to SpeechRead Aloud Extension allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    NaturalReader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    80 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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    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

    65 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
    57 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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      Simple TTS Reader

      54 alternatives to Simple TTS Reader 

      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.

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      1.  Text to SpeechSimple TTS Reader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
        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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        Speechify

        • Mac
        • Android
        • iPhone
        • Chrome OS
        • Android Tablet
        • iPad
        27 alternatives to Speechify 

        Speechify is a Text-to-speech application for iPhone, iPad, Chrome, and Mac. That makes it simple, fast, and easy to get your text read to you. Speechify also helps create audiobooks right within the app.

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        1.  Text to SpeechSpeechify allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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      • ReadSpeaker icon

        ReadSpeaker

        • Online
        • Software as a Service (SaaS)
        58 alternatives to ReadSpeaker 

        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.

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        1.  Text to SpeechReadSpeaker allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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        DSpeech

        13 alternatives to DSpeech 

        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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        1.  Text to SpeechDSpeech allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
        2.  PortableDSpeech can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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