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How to Make Your Computer Talk - You Type Words and Computer Speaks

I'm not sure if all computer users know about the text-to-speech technology, but I'm sure not everyone knows the easiest way to use it on our computers: no downloads, no installations, just use Windows Notepad. Unbelievable? Please follow me. I'll show you the trick in three simple steps:

1. Open Notepad, copy the code below and paste it into Notepad.

Dim text, sapi
text=InputBox("What do you want me to say?", "Talking Computer")
Set sapi=CreateObject("sapi.spvoice")
sapi.Speak text

2. Save with the file name speak.vbs.

On notepad, click the main menu>File>Save, the Save As dialog box appears. On the File name field, type speak.vbs, and on Save as type, choose All Files (*.*), then click the Save button.

3. Double-click speak.vbs.

Run the speak.vbs file by double-clicking it and type whatever you want your computer to speak for you, and click Ok. Of course, turn on your speakers first.

That's all. You type words and computer speaks! This trick enables your computer to speak immediately without additional software. It's also fun to hear how your computer pronounced the words. You can also use this trick to amaze your friends;) Hope you like it.

The above trick is the easiest way to make your computer talk and experience the text-to-speech technology, not the best. The abilities of the text-to-speech technology are far beyond your imagination.

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