Category: Speech Recognition

Industries: IT Solutions

Why choose GhostReader?
GhostReader is an easy to use, fully customizable Text to Speech app that allows you to listen to written text on your Mac. Read selected texts from any other application, import texts in several formats and listen to them on the go. GhostReader’s intuitive design and extensive range of features help you to effortlessly save time, improve your work or enhance your learning experience.

GhostReader Plus
GhostReader Plus offers you the same extensive range of features as GhostReader with the added benefit of tags.

Tags give you ultimate creative freedom to use multiple voices, languages and other speech modifiers. Use GhostReader Plus to create beautiful audiobooks, lively podcasts or proof-read your screenplay with all characters having their own voice. With automatic language detection you can effortlessly listen to multilingual texts and documents.

Who uses GhostReader?
Effortlessly proofread and perfect your work any time, anywhere you want. Bring your characters to life with GhostReader Plus!

Prepare your classes in advance and create entertaining, high-quality podcasts for your students.

Simplify your reading experience and improve your reading comprehension or simply make studying easier. Use GhostReader Plus to conveniently study new languages!

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Read aloud on your MacLimited to Mac user only
Use for texts from any app or programMake it sound rightPricey
Modify the pronunciation of words-
Import different text formatsText, Word, HTML, PDF and RTF-
Read easier-
With zoom & word highlighting-
Personalize your text-
Choose different voices-
Listen on the go-


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GhostReader reviews

I REALLY like it I’ve enjoyed and recommended this software even before the first GhostReader. GhostReader Plus also has an excellent user interface. The word-processor-like layout is easy to use. When I want sophisticated control over a certain voice, the interface and other features allows me to get professional results (with some practice). If you are having trouble with certain OS X versions (my computer is older), DO NOT use the Apple voice ALEX. Even after a clean install, Alex seems to cause lots of trouble with any text-to-speech software (Apple inc - r u reading this?). The voices you get from ConvenienceWare website (part of your GhostReader ensemble), are excellent. Some of Apple’s voices have improved but ALL of the Infovox iVox VOICES (part of AssistiveWare) are amazing and very realistic. Improvements? I’d like to see a choice/checkbox to read only two letter US-States and not the old three letter method - thus “ill.” is NOT Illinois. Perhaps TAGS does this but words that can be pronounced in different ways such as “Live” could highlight themselves and a pull-down correction could be chosen, then applied to selection or whole document.

- Toxic Kumquat

Solid Product I've tired others. This is comfy and does the job on my Mac Mini Mojave.

- Mac1guy

Converts Columns! I used the free version on a script that was formatted in columns. The 'OCR zones' feature is a nice addition. However, it is tedious to have to select the columns on individual pages. It would be nice to define the zones once for the entire document - something to consider for a paid version. Also, I tried several documents. Some work great, while others have issues with the text, such as only converting what it automatically highlights or randomly leaving out letters from words. Not sure why these happen - maybe the fonts are too small or complex. Not a huge deal, since a processor can spot these errors to be corrected. Thanks.

- poudrbzork

What is Speechify?

Speechify is one of the most popular audio tools in the world. Our Google Chrome extension, web app, iOS app, and Android app help anyone listen to content at any speed they want. You can also listen to content in over 30 different voices or languages.

How can Speechify turn anything into an audiobook?

Speechify provides anyone with an audio play button that they can add on top of their content to turn it into an audiobook. With the Speechify app on iOS and Android, anyone can take this information on the go.

Learn more about text to speech online, for iOS, Mac, Android, and Chrome Extension.


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