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SayIt - Text to Speech Utility

By Tiki-Taka Limited

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SayIt is the ultimate text to speech utility!

SayIt provides a simple and fun way to have text read aloud to you and to create spoken audio files of any text. SayIt supports non-English languages in OS X Lion.

• choose from over 10 voices, with further voices and non-English voices available for free download from Apple to OS X Lion users via System Preferences
• save spoken text to an audio file in AAC or AIFF format to share or add to iTunes
• modify the speaking rate to suit your preferences
• easy copy and paste of any text including from long documents
• supports additional third-party voices from, and including non-English voices and regional accents
• tested for VoiceOver compatibility

Note for OS X Lion users: to download additional voices, go to System Preferences → Speech → System Voice → Customize… and choose additional voices to download for free. Once the download has completed relaunch SayIt to use your new voices.

What's New in Version 1.1

Features and improvements:

• you can now save in AAC format (compressed and ideal for iTunes and iPods/iPhones) in addition to AIFF (uncompressed and suitable for further audio editing or production)
• you can now adjust the speaking rate (words spoken per minute). rate adjustment is not supported by all voices
• you can now set your preferred default speaking rate
• additional keyboard shortcuts and menus
• window size and location are now remembered
• tested for VoiceOver compatibility
• bug fixes


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SayIt - Text to Speech Utility
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  • USD 1.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1
  • Size: 0.2 MB
  • Language: English
  • Developer:

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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