Speaking and listening are the two verbs describing the most natural ways of human communication. However, when it comes to today’s computers, we mostly read and watch. In the future, though, software and hardware capabilities of personal computers and portable devices will allow them to synthesize naturally-sounding speech that will be virtually indiscernible from that of a human being. A lot of companies today are doing their best to make this a reality with their products and Speech Suite is one of such products!
Speech Suite is a set of two applications, Speaking Notepad and 1st Read it Aloud, both allowing you to turn any text in your computer into speech. The Speaking Notepad, as the name suggests, is a modified notepad application and text editor with powerful text-to-speech functionality. It will read regular TXT, HTML, DOC and RTF documents using SAPI4- or SAPI5-compliant voices. You will also be able to change the reading speed and pitch level, read the clipboard content, have the program read what you are typing and even record voiced texts in the MP3, WAV or WMA format.
1st Read it Aloud is a handy system tool that allows you to voice any text fragment by selecting it with your mouse and hitting a predefined hotkey. This is the easiest way to convert text on the screen into high-quality narration.
Speech Suite can be further improved by installing enhanced TTS voice packages, such as those from Cepstral.
Speaking Notepad 5.2 Hello! I'm Speaking Notepad! I am powerful and handy analog of Microsoft Notepad. I'll read your TXT, DOC, HTML and RTF documents aloud with SAPI4 and SAPI5-compliant high quality
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