Text to speech software enables you to have written text read out loud on a computer. Panopreter is an intuitive and easy to use text to speech software for Windows users. It reads any text aloud with natural voices, reads files in formats of txt, rtf, doc, pdf and web pages, it also supports a wide variety of file formats by reading the text selected and copied to the clipboard from any other software program window. Moreover, it converts the text to mp3 and wav audio files, thus you can listen to the audio with a portable mp3 player device later at your convenience.
This software also includes text to speech and text to mp3 toolbars for Internet Explorer and Microsoft Word. The toolbars read the text on the web page and Word document aloud. With a click on the mouse button, you can convert the text to voice, or convert the text to mp3 and wav audio files. Both toolbars are simple to use, if there is no text selected on the web page or Word document, the whole text will be read aloud; otherwise, only the selected text will be read out loud.
Panopreter speaks using the default Microsoft text to speech voices pre-installed on Windows operating systems. The latest Windows 10 comes with two US English accent voices: Microsoft Zira (a female voice), and David (a male voice). On Windows 8 or 8.1, there are three text to speech voices available: Microsoft David (US male), Zira (US female) and Hazel (UK female). On Windows 7 and Vista, the text to speech voice is Microsoft Anna (US female). On Windows XP, the only text to speech voice is Microsoft Sam (US male). Besides these voices, a wide variety of languages, and voices produced by other companies are supported.
On Windows 8/8.1/10 computers, you will get Microsoft speech synthesis voices in English US, English UK, English India, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Japanese, Korean and Chinese by installing the corresponding language packs. Here are the steps to install Windows language packs.
This text to speech software allows you to acquire, learn, interact, communicate, and exchange information in diverse ways, many people use it to process their daily digital information. Businesses, educators, students, writers, language learners, and more users will benefit from the text to speech and text to mp3 features.