Speakonia is a free, simple, lightweight and easy using Text-To-Speech (TTS) program for Windows developed by CFS-Technologies, although it’s discontinued, it works well on Windows 7 and XP.
Using Speakonia is deadly easy, just copy the word/sentence/paragraph/article to the text box, and hit the play button, Speakonia will speak loudly for you.
- Allows to read text from clipboard, plain text file and webpage.
- Allows to pause, resume, stop the reading process casually and export to an external wav file.
- Supports reading text written in several languages: English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish, British English.
- Allows to adjust the pitch, speed and volume via a slider bar.
- Several TTS Engines are supported.
Regardless of whether you want to listen to online news, E-Mail, web Pages, or essays, stories, Speakonia is a good choice.