The world's simplest and most powerful text to speech software ever...
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Converts any text into natural-sounding speech or even MP3 audio files! 2nd Speech Center is an award winning Text To Speech software that lets you listen to Word Documents, Emails, Web Pages, PDF Files and any other text files instead of viewing on screen. You can listen on your PC or create audio files for use on portable devices like iPods, PocketPCs and CD players.
"a nifty little utility that lets you listen to the text on your screen rather than read it"
2nd Speech Center is a nifty little utility that lets you listen to the text on your screen rather than read it. Just highlight the text, copy it to the Clipboard, and 2nd Speech Center does the rest.
It supports several languages, and unlike many text-to-speech programs, it lets you adjust pronunciation. The program has a number of voices-male and female-to choose from, and it lets you encode your selections to MP3 or WAV format to listen to later.
No longer strain your eyes trying to read tiny fonts in web pages or lengthy report, no longer spend valuable time reading documents on your computer screen, work on something else or just relax and listen as 2nd Speech Center reads them to you in a variety of pleasant and natural-sounding human voices.
Listen immediately on your PC, or save the audio files to play back as often as you like. 2nd Speech Center enables you to seamlessly convert your reports, documents, ebooks, web pages, emails and practically any other type of text into spoken speech or even MP3 for late use on your iPod or other portable MP3 players.
Save your daily reading to MP3 audio files for downloading to your portable MP3 player and listen to business correspondence, technical materials, and online news while you exercise, work out, or during your commute. 2nd Speech Center is an ultimate tool to save time and get more done even while you shop, drive, or travel.
Especially for the education field, 2nd Speech Center gives educators and students a new tool to create audio resources from electronic text that originate on the Internet or elsewhere. With the use of 2nd Speech Center, students at all levels can convert textbooks, coursework and any other study materials to MP3 or WAV audio files for listening on any portable audio device. This combination of new technologies offers valuable learning alternatives for struggling students. 2nd Speech Center expands the functional value of an MP3 player as an individual can now use it to listen to academic or recreational literature as well as music.
Make proofreading effective, help those who are blind or partially sighted, send a spoken email to a friend, create messages for your answering machine, and so on. The more you use 2nd Speech Center, the more you are enabled to affirm that it's a must-have for computer users.
"one of the best text-to-speech programs out there today"
Its very good! this has got to be one of the best text-to-speech programs out there today. And thats pretty much all i use it for, to laugh my @$$ off! I made it sing Du Hast Mich with the german voice too! Its also very good for people that have some kind of reading issue.