Text to Speech/Text Reader Apps & Tools
iSpeech - Text to Speech by iSpeech, Inc. ($0.00) rovides a simple word processing environment with "Speak" capabilities. Very simple and straight forward app. A save function for typed text is available. In app purchase of additional voices are available. Uses Internet connection for text to speech. Summary via OT's with Apps and Technology.
Perdrix TXT - reader ($1.99) features innovative design such as book side views, life-like bookmark and a separate Search screen. Read free plain text e-books and files in high quality and comfort. • Highly readable text • Extra-smooth and fast page turns on tap, swipe or drag • Go to the bookmarked page with one tap • Real-time page flipping using side views• Title extraction, rename allowed • Dictionary when touching and holding on a word, plus search and copy options
Voice Dream Reader - Text to Speech ($9.99) NEW! new voices from NeoSpeech: Paul and Julie plus Bookshare integration. Listen to documents, eBooks, Web pages, Pocket & Instapaper reading lists with smooth synchronized highlighting and autoscrolling. This app helps students and adults with reading difficulties, and busy professionals catch-up on reading while commuting or exercising. With 55 amazing voices in 20 languages available, it is also great for learning another language.
MCS Pro ($2.99) Text To Speech with Photo Assist- Designed to assist those who have difficulty typing into a text to speech program. Simply select a photo from the left column and a clear voice reads your phrase aloud. You can download your own photos and create your own phrases, or choose from the many photos & phrases pre-installed for you. You can sort the phrases in the order that you feel better fits your needs.
Speech Magnet - Text to Speech ($0.00) Speech Magnet can automatically speak the clipboard contents on launch. No need to clear or paste text, Speech Magnet will do it for you! Text is automatically saved. You can organize your text into groups. - Change the speed and pitch of the voices. - You can even swap voices while speaking. - Double tap to restart speaking at the first visible word. - Choose from over 100 fonts. - Reorder, move, or delete multiple texts at once.
firefly K3000 By Kurzweil / Intellitools, Inc ($0.00+web license) a mobile extension to the Kurzweil 3000 - firefly Web License educational program that delivers key reading supports for those individuals with the cognitive ability, but not the literacy skills to learn from age appropriate content. Core text-to-speech reading functions with speed, voice, and pacing accommodations; and access to the shared Universal Library content available to Kurzweil 3000 - firefly Web License customers.
Prizmo ($9.99) Prizmo lets you scan & recognize text documents, business cards, bills, & whiteboards, then share results across your computers & with other people through the Cloud. Prizmo uses state of the art technologies, it has highly accurate OCR, has speech-operated shooting, & has intelligent document interpretation to achieve these goals. Text-to-Speech available through In-App Purchase: 35 high-quality voices in 10 languages for reading scanned texts.
SayText ($0.00) reads text in the image/intended for the visually impaired users. 1. Place iPhone center of a document & double-tap the “Take picture” button 2. Slowly elevate the iPhone upwards from the document, until the whole document is in picture. A beep sound indicates that document has been detected. The camera will shoot automatically when focused 3. While the OCR is running, tap screen to hear progress status 4. When the OCR is ready, swipe right on screen to listen to document
Blio ($0.00) Support for visually impaired/those with reading disabilities. Sync up to 5 devices. Access all content & download to device via internet. Block navigation mode intelligently zooms to next logical text block to simplify reading. Multiple reading views, incl. fixed layout view, single & dual page, flowed view, or fast reading view*, all kept in sync as you read. Add notes & highlights, with 5 color options, saved across sessions. Have Blio read to you, highlighting each word.**
Voice Reader Text to Speech ($1.99) ●● Professional voice output in 21 languages, 32 voices ●● Simple copying of texts from emails, websites, documents, notes or other applications ●● Convenient reading out anywhere and at any time ●● Opening of PDF as well as text files (Unicode) ●● Entering and dubbing of own content ●● Thanks to multi-tasking, Voice Reader reads to you comfortably in the background ●● New: Reading out of PDF files!!
InDaisy ($19.99) Levelware InDaisy Reader is a multimedia talking DAISY book reader that allows users to enjoy different flavors of DAISY 2.02 and DAISY 3 books on their iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Currently, InDaisy Reader supports Daisy books from Bookshare, Celia, CNIB, HKSB, Huseby kompetansesenter, Internet Archive, JSRPD, NFB-NEWSLINE, NLB, PaTTAN, Read How You Want, RNZFB, TPB and Vision Australia. In-App Download * Browse and Search Bookshare Daisy books. Auto Resume
Blio ($0.00) Download Blio, a FREE app for iPhone and iPad that will have you reading eBooks as never before. Blio is smart. Smart enough to know that books are more than just words: there’s style, presentation, and a world of color. So books in Blio have the same layout, fonts, and full-color images that you enjoy in the print version of your favorite titles.