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Text-to-speech for Android

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Read aloud documents, PDFs, Google Docs, email, and more with the leading text-to-speech app for Android.

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Read almost anything

Speechify works seamlessly with Google Docs and almost text you see.
Saving time

Maximize your productivity

Read aloud your email, lengthy documents and more in natural sounding voices
Woman walking dog

Do more at once

Listen wherever you go. Every web page, email, or document is now a podcast.

How Speechify for Android works

Using Speechify on Android is a breeze. It takes only a few minutes and you'll be off, listening to all those words turn into high-quality, natural-sounding audio.

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Read aloud almost anything on Android

If there's text, it can be read.

Listen at any speed

Speechify text to speech extension can read aloud up to 9x faster than the average reading speed, so you can learn even more in less time.

Listen to any book on your shelf

Use the app to snap a pic of a page in any book and hear it read aloud to you in the best text to speech voices.
Scanning book into Speechify app
Voices

The most natural-sounding voices

Our reading voices sound more fluid and human-like than any other TTS AI reader so you can understand and remember more.

Inline player

Our player fits seamlessly into your site or publication’s existing design. Users can play or pause the document and see how long it will take to read at
Text Highlighting with Speechify TTS

Active text highlighting

Speechify highlights the sentence and word as it reads to make it easy for users to follow along as they listen.

Floating widget

The floating widget follows users down the page as it reads. Users can play, pause, and change the reading voice or speed. All API integrations use our highest quality, natural-sounding Premium voices.
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Speechify Android reviews

Stahler Heath
Stahler Heath
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I have only used it to scan text from a book for listening when I'm tired of reading, but it works surprisingly well as long as you crop the scanned photo to remove any pictures or diagrams. It takes a while for each scanned image to be transcribed so it wouldn't be very practical for scanning in an entire book as that would take a long time, but it is perfect for creating audio files of your notes or of specific pages in text books for listening to later for studying purposes. Awesome app!
Robert Slack
Robert Slack
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I have a hemianopia which makes it difficult to read text. This application goes above and beyond what I expect. It reads just about everything I can throw at it. It helps me reread cover letters as well as read the news. The voices speak extremely well. I think the app is a bit expensive and it needs some help getting rid of the unnecessary HTML but it works.
D Johnston
D Johnston
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This app is awesome I use free version I have Listened to full E books Online articles Web pages PDFs all kinds of formats With the free version This is absolutely the best Text to voice app It actually does what it's supposed to do It reads aloud for you. Have no problems with it the only thing is I am not able to change the voice with the free version but I would say that is a small price to pay for this treasure. Than you for this app and keep up the good work.
Farzad Barzin
Farzad Barzin
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I purchased one year premium subscription and it was good for a month or so, but now it's gone and the app shows my subscription is basic and I need to upgrade. There is no customer service to talk to either and when I reached out through Twitter they didn't reply back either. I actually liked the app when it was working fine, but it's been few weeks that I have lost my premium subscription and there's no way I could get in touch. Update - The issue was fixed shortly after I posted the review.
Victoria Marie
Victoria Marie
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I really love this app! I am dyslexic and have struggled in the past with finding audiobooks. I love how I can turn virtually everything into an audiobook. The only problem is I have the premium version and my AI voice occasionally switches to one of the lower quality voices. It's only for a minute or so though. I will say the premium version is definitely worth it! Also, this is not necessary, but I think it would be a really cool feature to be able to import pictures for the book covers.
Lunar Light
Lunar Light
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Hello, this is a great app, and I like the voices that sound like a real human speaking. It turns normal pdf's into an audiobook. The only issue I've encountered, is while listening the voice sometimes changes to a different voice that sounds fake. I have to manually change the voice to fix it. It will show that I'm listening with one voice, while it changes to a default fake voice. And it won't fix it unless I change to a different voice entirely. But other than that, it's a good app
gxulien
gxulien
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Easy controls, stock voices are fine. Scan with your phone camera or import .pdf. Premium voices and full features such as extra fast speed are $70 a year. They don't explain any other extra features besides speed and voices. Available faster and slower speeds are fine. The locks up often if you go to another application, but opening and closing the app gets it going again. Too bad I'm priced out of the subscription model. I've used other similar apps, but this one has an easy UI.
Pamela Lawson
Pamela Lawson
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I love this app it helps me apart from all other apps that I had experience with this one was compatible with my phone and laptop. So far no problems no issues. My emails, PDF files, ebooks, ect. are easy to hear and read. Overall I'm grateful that someone came up with something that will help others further their listening and reading abilities. Thank you Speechify
Hairston Williams
Hairston Williams
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speechify has been my go to for months. It has dramatically improved my reading habits. Main price is unfairly high, just to have ai voices that allow a more human sounding speech (this should be a norm, not a premium feature), thus I can only give it 4 stars. I still highly recommend the free version and would gladly pay if it was a more reasonable price.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Text-to-speech goes by a few names. Some refer to it as TTS, read aloud, or even speech synthesis; for the more engineered name. Today, it simply means using artificial intelligence to read words aloud be; it from a PDF, email, docs, or any website. Instantly turn text into audio. Listen in English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, or more and choose your accent and character to personalize your experience.

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By using speech technology or speech synthesis and machine learning. This works by installing an app like Speechify either on your mobile device or as a browser extension. AI scans the words on the page and reads it out loud in the most natural sounding voices, without any lag, in real-time. Use a custom voice, change accents, languages, and even increase or decrease the speaking rate.

Install a text-to-speech app like Speechify on any of your browses or devices. After minor configurations, all you have to do is press “Play”. Text is instantly turned into natural-sounding speech. You can turn any text into an audiobook or a podcast.

There are quite a few text-to-speech apps for iOS, Android, Chrome and Safari. Speechify is the #1 rated app in the App Store and the subscription is very affordable and with one of the best customer experience. Speechify pays attention to all customer interactions. Impeccable functionality allows you to read web pages, PDFs, Google Docs and more with dozens of text-to-speech voices to choose from. See our pricing page for more info. Speechify customers describe the speech output as almost lifelike.

It must be noted that text-to-speech is not speech recognition. It only works one way: it converts text into audio. Neither does not create audio files.

There are many use-cases for TTS, also known as voice generator. From personal to API or SDK for the enterprise. Speech tools are great for anyone with disabilities, help with e-learning, for professionals, productivity and high performance hackers and more.