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To download Speech from the Mac App Store, you need a Mac with OS X 10.6.6 or later. Learn More.


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Speech combines all the features of the speech synthesizer of OS X into a single, easy-to-use interface.
Many languages ​​are available: choose among more than 80 voices !

Drag or paste text into Speech and start reading. You can change at any time the voice and the speech rate. Click on a word to playback from a specific point of the text.
Export the text into an audio file, share or listen on an digital audio player.

• 80 high quality new voices and over 40 languages (10.7 or later is required).
• Save time, listening a text is faster than reading.
• Efficient to learn and be sure of the pronunciation.

** Some Tips **

• Get new voices from the "Speech" item of "System Preferences"

• Keyboard shortcuts :
cmd+s : Speak
cmd+e : Edit
cmd+r : Restart

* Speech is also compatible with OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) to read texts in English (with High quality American Male Voice : Alex). Fifteen effects are also available.

What's New in Version 1.5.1

OS X Yosemite support.
Fixed a problem on prior versions of OS X.


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  • USD 0.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.5.1
  • Size: 2.1 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian
  • Developer:

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later, 64-bit processor

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