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.
- 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.