Text to Speech With Different Voices

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By Cliff Weitzman Dyslexia & Accessibility Advocate, CEO/Founder of Speechify in Alternatives on June 27, 2022
With all the new advances in text-to-speech software, it couldn’t be easier to use! No more robotic slow voices. Find out how you can use different voices in text to speech.

    Text to Speech With Different Voices

    Text-to-speech with different voices is getting better every day and text-to-speech software is becoming more accessible to everyone. You can get a text-to-speech program on almost any personal digital device; you can go to a website or download a text-to-speech app. If you’re not using one already, there are plenty of reasons why you might consider using one.

    Text to speech is an app that can assist in e-learning for those who have a reading disability or vision trouble. There are many text-to-speech apps that are tailored to people with reading disabilities like dyslexia. They have extra features to choose from such as lifelike voices like note-taking abilities for students or remembering and pointing to the place you stopped reading, text highlighting, supporting different text files like ssml, and so many other features available.

    As text-to-speech becomes more popular, people are using them more for convenience. You can listen to the latest news articles while jogging or cleaning your house. You could have your text messages or favorite podcasts, even google docs, read out loud to you in real-time while you’re driving. The possibilities of how text-to-speech software can be used are endless.

    Free Online Text to Speech 

    While you have to pay for some text-to-speech technology, there are free ones available. Most are websites that you can quickly go to. They all have different capabilities and features. Freetts is a free text-to-speech website that uses Google’s high-quality TTS voices and makes it available in an easy-to-use browser tool. They are limited to around 10 U.S. English voices and 30 languages. But, if you’re an English speaker and want the best quality voices, this is an option for you.

    Try Speechify Text to Speech

    Speechify TTS is the number one text-to-speech program available for many different reasons. The many natural-sounding voices that you can customize and listen to in many languages is definitely the most remarkable feature. Speechify also offers tutorials on how to use its features and formats with any audio files. Speechify works with Microsoft, Apple, and Android, and there is even a chrome extension you get for web browsers. The pricing is affordable for all. It has a wide variety of languages, including Swedish, Italian, Arabic, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Danish, and Korean.

    How does text-to-speech software work?

    Text-to-speech software or speech tools work in a variety of ways. There are some websites you can go to where you dont even need an account or log in. You simply go to the browser, copy and paste your text, and it will read out loud, or you can download it as an MP3 to listen to later. Text to Speech is just software that converts text to speech. An AI is a machine learning intelligence. As it learns it grows. Text to Speech software has used the advances in AI technology to offer a more natural sounding voice in their software.

    It couldn’t be easier

    With all the new advances in text-to-speech software, it couldn’t be easier to use! No more robotic slow voices. With a high-quality voice it can be like having someone you know read out loud to you. The synthetic voice options for a natural-sounding text-to-speech program go on and on. You will almost certainly find one that fits everything you need and want.

    Text to Speech service in a variety of languages, dialects, and voices.

    You can choose from over thirty voices, sixty different languages, and male or female voices. Furthermore, you can choose a custom voice and reading speed, pitch, tone, and so much more. Text to Speech API allows customizability. Speechify is compatible with Windows and iOS, so you can use it almost anywhere.

    A simple Text to Voice converter

    Speechify’s text to speech converter makes the entire process easier and keeps you focused longer. There is a free version that comes with a trial to the premium version, so you can see all the voice options available to you with the premium plans. 

    Voice generator

    With speechify’s speech synthesis voice generator, you have so many options available to you. It uses all AI-enabled voices that sound like real human voiceovers, and with any subscription, you can record voice audio for Youtube videos or embed voices in your website. When you create a .WAV or audio file, you can add images or music, or video to it.

    AI-enabled, real people’s voices

    To change text to speech voices on most phones, including Android and Apple go to settings, go to accessibility, and select the select to speak option. There you can choose your voice and customizations. Make sure you check out Speechify’s vast library of AI-enabled voices. While the free version had amazing voice options, the premium plans come with more voices than you’ll ever need, and you can choose from celebrity voices too! 

    Use a versatile voice generator for text-to-speech

    If you are looking to get creative, hopefully, you are seeing the options available with Speechify’s voice generator. You can use it to make all your content even more user-friendly. People will retain more of your content and understand your vision or the information you are offering in more detail when they can listen to a friendly human voice explaining it to them.

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    Cliff Weitzman

    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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