Text reader (text to speech)

Text reader (text to speech)

AI-powered text-to-speech. Compatible with webpages, e-books, PDFs, and more. Summarize any webpage or YouTube video using ChatGPT.

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What is Text reader (text to speech)?
Text Reader (text to speech) is an indispensable Edge add-on harnessed with advanced AI and deep learning techniques. It transforms any written text on webpages, e-books, and PDFs into natural human speech in more than 40 languages. Offering compatibility with native browser voices and those provided by cloud services like Google WaveNet, it's designed to enhance your productivity and user experience.
Stats
Rating: 4.60 (40)
Version: 1.1.2 (Last updated: 2023-10-14)
Creation date: 2022-02-21
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tts
  • ttsEngine
  • contextMenus
  • unlimitedStorage
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
  • webRequest
Size: 1.87M
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Readme - Text To Speech (TTS)
Readme - Text To Speech (TTS) (v1.1.3)
4.32 (2,197) 500,000
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Summary
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Readme is a text-to-speech extension that uses advanced deep learning techniques to synthesize natural human speech in more than 40 languages.

With tons of text-to-speech voices, including those provided natively by the browser, as well as by text-to-speech cloud service providers such as Google WaveNet, you will be able to improve your productivity!

Readme can read aloud the content of any web pages, pdfs & ebooks with natural sounding voices.

How to use it?

Simply navigate to the web page you want to read, then click the Readme icon on the Chrome menu. In the sidebar that opens, click the play button, after which automatic playback of the text contained on the page will begin.

You may select the text you want to read before activating the extension. Right-clicking on the selected text will provide you with yet another context-menu option to activate read aloud.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Very helpful app
  • Natural voices
  • Ease of use
Cons
  • Bugs out sometimes
  • Design makes it difficult to see names of voices
  • Autoscroll feature not working
Most mentioned
  • Love it
  • Good extension
  • Easy to use
  • PDF recognition issue
Recent reviews
Top marks for ease of use. a real innovation.
by Andrew, 2023-10-02

App is great! Does what most of the expensive apps do in this category except it is actually free and not just a 3 day trial or some kind of gimmick
by Andrew, 2023-11-13

Top marks for ease of use. a real innovation.
by Andrew, 2023-10-02
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Safety
Risk impact

Text reader (text to speech) is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Text reader (text to speech) if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Text reader (text to speech) is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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