Download Text To Speech - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Translate

    4.4.0.RC01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Your pocket translator

    8
    486 votes
    • PROS: Translates from text, picture, voice, and SMS, 60 supported languages, Functions to translate offline, Good voice recognition, You can hear the pronunciation
    • CONS: The translations are not always perfect
  • Balabolka

    2.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent free text-to-speech app

    7
    788 votes
    • PROS: Excellent configuration options, Timer, File management tools, Supports a large range of file formats
    • CONS: Text-to-speech quality can vary
  • Free Language Translator

    3.9.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Desktop instant translations powered by Google

    7
    991 votes
    • PROS: Support for more than 40 languages, Automatic source language detection, Several ways to insert text, Lets you create a custom dictionary
    • CONS: You need to be online
  • Plotagon

    1.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Home & hobby program for Windows

    8
    17 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Attractive graphics
    • CONS: Shaky interface
  • Select and Speak - Text to Speech (SpeakIt!)

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free app for Windows, by ISpeech

    10
    1 vote
    • CrazyTalk

      8.03

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Facial animation and lip-sync software

      7
      810 votes
      • PROS: Produces lifelike facial animation, Packed with features to help you improve your designs, Easy export to a range of formats
      • CONS: Auto lip-syncing is pretty poor, Doesn’t handle MP3 audio, Takes a bit of practice to get it right
    • Final Draft

      8.0.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      The professional solution for script writers

      6
      74 votes
      • PROS: Lets you concentrate on writing, Automatically formats scripts to industry standards, Integrated with Scrivener
      • CONS: May be unstable at times, No big changes in this version
    • IVONA Voices 2

      1.0.13

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Tool for App Developers

      6
      98 votes
      • PROS: More than fifty different voices, Large selection of languages
      • CONS: Have to sign up to use, No set up assistant
    • Speechnotes

      1

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Professional Speech Recognizing Text Editor. Distraction-free, Fast, Easy to Use & Free Web App for Dictation & Typing

      7
      31 votes
      • DSpeech

        1.56.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Text to Speech with ASR

        6
        254 votes
        • TextAloud

          3.0.44

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Popular text to speech tool

          6
          645 votes
          • PROS: Generates small audio files, Lots of spoken and written help files, Impressive Natural Voice technology
          • CONS: Preset voice is very monotonous , GUI is very 'Windows 95' in appearance
        • Braina

          1.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Have your own virtual assistant

          7
          21 votes
          • PROS: Accurate speech recognition, Command through text or speech, Takes notes and important details, Many languages available
          • CONS: Outdated interface, Looks unremarkable
        • ReadPlease

          Free 2003

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Free Version Of A Speak-Your-Text Program

          6
          157 votes
          • PROS: It is burningly simple and lightweight, It speaks your text aloud for free, The tool has multi-language support
          • CONS: Modern versions have a better inflection and speaking dynamic, The repetitive drone will become tiring after a long time, Not suitable for reading e-books to you
        • OfficeSuite 8 + PDF Converter

          8.6.4939

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Access Office tools from your mobile device

          7
          2 votes
          • PROS: Advanced PDF tools, Saves work between mobile and desktop, Available in 68 languages, Chat feature included
          • CONS: Not an official Microsoft product, Requires a subscription to save work, Slow typing and editing, UI is not intuitive or comfortable
        • TTSReader

          1.30

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Listen to any writtten text in various voices

          7
          58 votes
          • PROS: Reads any length of document , Several voices to choose from, Allows you to change voice tone
          • CONS: Voices are very robotic
        • SpeechTexter  Speech to Text

          1.2.17

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          A free program for android

          10
          1 vote
          • Ultra Hal Text-to-Speech Reader

            1.0.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Reads your documents out loud

            7
            11 votes
            • TextSpeech Pro (Windows)

              3.6

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              TextSpeech Pro - Premium Text-to-Speech Program

              6
              5 votes
              • Academic Presenter

                2.4

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Academic Presenter is a free software that combines capabilities of slide-based products with a dynamic canvas (like Prezi)

                10
                7 votes
                • Apex Text to Speech

                  2.3.8.2

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Text to Wave audio voice software turns words into audio format...

                  8
                  13 votes
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