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Old 04-10-2011, 00:34
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Just put the text to speech add on to firefox..... ugh
it is aweful !


there must be something better out there

Isnt it about time all computors came with installed text to speech
as a must have, like a keyboard

its so useful... it makes the computor talk !
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Old 04-10-2011, 00:55
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What is you os? Vista+win7 have it preinstalled.

On win7, i've just tried this.
* Windows key
* type speech
* change text to speech settings.
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Old 04-10-2011, 01:27
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IM on xp
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Old 04-10-2011, 08:04
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not tried them myself there linked on gizmos

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/speech-text.htm

http://www.cross-plus-a.com/balabolka.htm
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Old 04-10-2011, 15:34
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The best text to speech voice Ive ever found
is here

ivona
http://www.ivona.com/index.php

the voice ..... amy .... wow ! amazing for a computor voice.
I wish I could go to comp world or somewhere and buy it
on a cd disc and load in the software.
I think you can get it for a one week trial

you 'd think there would be an online text to voice service somewhere with a box you could post in huge chunks of text
and the comp would read it to you
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Old 04-10-2011, 15:45
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Wow... the amazon kindle text to speech looks and sounds good

go check it out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LOSD4_RIAk
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Old 29-10-2011, 17:11
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the Kindle 3 has a good text to speech feature...
a male and female voice
american accents of course... but they are still good voices and
will read any text you put in there.

Good idea is to check out the demo on U tube before you go to buy .
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Old 30-10-2011, 08:52
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translate.google.com/translate_tts?tl=en&q=You+can+get+google+to+convert+text+to+mp3
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Old 30-10-2011, 14:41
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that link just leads to a white
page with a blue icon in the middle.

You d think there'd be a good text to speech service on line, but the ones Ive found give maybe cut and paste 1000 characters per go
I mean .. big deal... about one paragraph !
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Old 13-02-2013, 01:27
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Its such a basic thing, getting the computor to speak
any text on line, articles, e mail, text you paste in,
but where is this available ?

You d think by now it would be a basic on every computor,
highlight the text, hit key s for speak, then sit back and listen.
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Old 13-02-2013, 07:21
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Its such a basic thing, getting the computor to speak
any text on line, articles, e mail, text you paste in,
but where is this available ?

You d think by now it would be a basic on every computor,
highlight the text, hit key s for speak, then sit back and listen.
So you are bumping your own old thread, where you were given the answer?

It is on every computer, unless you are using an ancient OS like XP.
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