Language Reader

Language Reader 2.01.036

Read text in different languages

PROS

CONS

  • Few options

Language Reader takes advantage of existing speech technologies, provides a richer on-screen reading experience with multilingual voices enabled. You can select text using your mouse, and hear the selected text being read by pressing a key on your keyboard.

Features:

  • Read text (word, phrase, sentence, paragraph, document) using Microsoft Text-To-Speech technology.
  • Provide a richer on-screen reading experience with multilingual voices enabled.
  • Supported languages/voices: American English, British English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and Korean.
  • Interface language: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch.
  • Supported document formats: Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Microsoft Word (doc, rtf), Microsoft Excel (xls), Microsoft PowerPoint (ppt), HTML (htm, html, shtml), Text (txt).
  • Cartoon characters, Merlin, Robby, Peedy, and Genie, who serve you as Assistant powered by Microsoft Agent technology.
  • Easy-to-use built-in editor to edit text to be read aloud.
  • Download and install required Microsoft Speech, Avatar components when needed.

Language Reader

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Language Reader 2.01.036

— User reviews — about Language Reader

  • pourboire

    by pourboire

    "Does not run on Windows 7"

    Does not run on Windows 7, but functional with Windows XP. Changing compatibility setting does not help. More.

    reviewed on February 28, 2011