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By Cliff Weitzman Dyslexia & Accessibility Advocate, CEO/Founder of Speechify in Alternatives on November 11, 2022
With all the different TTS services currently available, it’s hard to make your pick. So, here are some of the best alternatives to

    The best alternatives to

    Text to speech services have gotten really popular lately and their use has spread out across many different areas. Essentially, these tools are cloud-based services that convert text files into audio ones. 

    While they can’t perfectly emulate human voices, the AI-generated voices provided by these services are often very realistic-sounding and an easy listen. Plus, they will always provide you with a large collection of different voice styles you can pick from, and most importantly, they won’t be limited to English. is one such text to speech service, but it isn’t the only one. Just like with everything else, there are always other potential alternatives.

    What is MicMonster?

    As you might have gathered, MicMonster is an AI voiceover generator that allows you to turn your text of choice into an audio file. MicMonster has a variety of different voices that you can choose from, as well as a collection of various languages, making it accessible and useful for non-English speakers. 

    Further, MicMonster also allows you to use AI-generated voices with different accents. Both male and female voices with different vocal qualities are also available. You can also browse through the voice samples free of charge before deciding which one fits your voiceover needs. 

    MicMonster and similar voiceover generators are great if you’re looking for a voiceover for your YouTube video or audiobook or perhaps if you’re into making podcasts. If you’re not interested in using MicMonster, don’t worry. There are plenty of alternatives that might come in handy, which is what we will be getting into today. 

    Alternatives to using MicMonster for your text to speech needs

    As we’ve mentioned previously, there are many different alternatives that can replace MicMonster, depending on your needs. Many of these have very natural-sounding voices that could be perfect for both personal and business-related needs. Some people use them for simply studying or even just reading, while others use them for work projects. 

    For example, TTS tools can find their use in a YouTube video, a podcast, or maybe even a social media project. After all, TTS tools have found many different uses across various areas. 

    Without further ado, let’s get into discussing text to speech solutions. 


    Speechify is a text to speech software with a lot of handy features. The Speechify app has an Android and iOS version, which means you can use it on your Android device or iPhone wherever you go and maximize your productivity. It also has a Chrome extension, making it very user-friendly. 

    It’s perfect for creating your own audio files. You can import docs, articles, PDFs, screenshots, and even pictures of physical documents and turn them into mp3 or Wav files. 

    Speechify also has a wide variety of natural-sounding voices that you can choose from. You can also listen to each voice sample before deciding on which one you like best. There is also a vast array of languages you can choose from, including Chinese, Danish, Portuguese, Hindi, Turkish, and more. It also has both UK and USA English options. 

    Speechify also has a translator option, which makes it extremely practical, and it has an advanced editor, letting you edit your text files, as well as how they sound. All of these features make Speechify the best text to speech software in the market.


    Lovo is another text to speech tool that you can use as a MicMonster alternative. It has an extensive collection of voice styles. It even allows you to customize voices, including your own, so you can voice emotions and make your AI-generated voice sound cheerful, sad, or anything else you’d like. 

    Further, it also has many different languages you can choose from, making it accessible and useful to many non-English users looking for text to speech services.


    Descript is really good when it comes to TTS and audio editing, but it also allows you to edit videos and do screen recordings. Descript, however, doesn’t have an app version, but it is available on both Windows and Mac, so it is not completely inflexible. It also doesn’t have a free plan, but you can try it out for free and decide if you like it. 


    Synthesia doubles as an AI video generator, allowing you to combine text to speech software with visual elements. Like other TTS software Synthesia also has a lot of different languages you can choose from, as well as different realistic voices. 

    Azure Text to Speech API

    Azure Text to Speech API is another TTS tool that can come in handy if you’re looking for a MicMonster alternative. It has good voice quality and it’s good when it comes to turning longer pieces of text into audio form. Also, it does come with a free plan since you only need a subscription to Azure. 

    Yepic Studio

    Just like Synthesia, Yepic Studio also allows you to make AI-generated videos, along with AI voiceovers, of course. It’s also a good alternative if you’re a web developer or looking to get into web development. 

    Amazon Polly

    Last on our list is Amazon Polly, a good alternative to MicMonster and a popular TTS service. It’s hosted by Amazon Web Services, and it has a variety of languages that you can choose from, as well as different voices you can pick for your voiceover purposes. 


    What are the best alternatives to

    Along with the ones listed above, there are a few other alternatives you can look into, such as NaturalReader, Speechelo, Notevibes, and so on.

    How many total reviews does have?

    `MicMonster has many different reviews, ranging from good to bad. 

    What is the first thing you should do when you want to use a different website for a search?

    So, the first thing you should do when looking up any website or service is to check if they’re legit and if the reviews are good. Sure, the reviews are often mixed, which largely depends on personal preference and perceived functionality. However, what you should look out for in these reviews are scam allegations. If the website or service is often called out for these things, it’s a big red flag. You should also be sure to check for a commercial license. 

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    Cliff Weitzman is a dyslexia advocate and the CEO and founder of Speechify, the #1 text-to-speech app in the world, totaling over 100,000 5-star reviews and ranking first place in the App Store for the News & Magazines category. In 2017, Weitzman was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list for his work making the internet more accessible to people with learning disabilities. Cliff Weitzman has been featured in EdSurge, Inc., PC Mag, Entrepreneur, Mashable, among other leading outlets.

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