ReadSpeaker webReader

Now your website can speak

ReadSpeaker webReader Introduction

An Inclusive Web Reading Experience

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  • Online content instantly converted to audio with ReadSpeaker webReader’s synthetic speech.
  • Integrated reading and translation tools allow everyone to read and understand your digital content.
  • Make your content available to a larger population of Internet users, such as those with literacy difficulties, learning disabilities, reduced vision, language learners, the growing elderly population, and anyone else looking for a simpler way to access digital content on the go.
  • Just one click, and the text on a page is simultaneously read aloud and highlighted so users can easily follow along, regardless of device or where the user may be.
  • Floating Listen button, player, and toolbar stay visible when scrolling down on a page and can be conveniently repositioned by user.
  • With natural, lifelike voices and a vast selection of languages, your content comes alive, transforming the visitor’s experience on your website.
  • A cloud-based (SaaS) speech solution means no downloads necessary.
  • Multiple UI languages. See a list of available UI languages here.

ReadSpeaker webReader Features

Text to Speech

Reads the content of web pages out loud.

Reading Languages

50+ languages and 200+ voices to choose from. See list of reading languages here.

Simultaneous Highlighting

The words and sentences being read are highlighted in separate colors, making it easy to read along as you listen.

Translation

Translate a selected text to a number of languages and have the text read in the target language. See list of available languages here.

Settings

Personalize reading speed, highlighting colors, and more.

Word Lookup

Select a word and find its definition in the dictionary. See list of available languages here.

Read on Hover

Hover over a paragraph of text and it will read aloud automatically.

Simple View

View a clutter-free version of the web page with text in your preferred font, size and colors as it is read aloud and highlighted.

Text Selection

Select a text and click the listen icon that appears.

Page Mask

Horizontal bar that can be moved along with the reading to bring out the lines being read by shading the rest of the screen.

Mp3 Download

Download an audio version of your content for offline listening.

Accessibility

The Listen button, the player and the toolbar are fully keyboard accessible.

Enlarge Text

Text being read is displayed at the bottom of the page in large font size.

Help

Clear instructions on how to use each feature.

Content interaction on a personal level. These features are important learning tools that help understanding and improve retention. And they make it easier to access online content on the go.

Features for Content Owners

  • Step-by-step implementation instructions. No downloads necessary. Just a few lines of code added to your website and ReadSpeaker webReader is ready.
  • Control of the reading area and reading order.
  • Pronunciation dictionaries can be customized to pronounce words in a specific way to increase the quality of the reading.
  • Listen button usage statistics, FAQ, best practices.
  • Access to detailed usage statistics in the Customer Portal.

A Compatible Text-to-Speech Tool

  • SaaS (Software as a Service)-based software means hassle-free maintenance for you. Our Support team is available to answer any questions you may have.
  • Plugins for popular content and learning management systems.
  • The full player conforms to the latest web standards (HTML5/CSS3), which means fewer images and a user-friendly design. It is WCAG 2.0, Section 504/508 compliant.
  • Works on any online device with any browser.
  • Versatile Listen button that expands to open a toolbar with many features. A custom Listen button, player, and toolbar can be obtained by request.