The Foxit Reader can provide voice to read your PDF document to you. This is especially valuable when you're on the go and you cannot read from a screen. Read Out Loud uses the available voices installed on your system. If you have Speech Application Programming Interface 5 (SAPI 5) installed for text-to-speech, you can choose to have Foxit Reader read your PDF documents to you. In addition to normal text content, Read Out Loud can also read comments, image descriptions, and fillable fields. The Foxit Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF viewer which allows you to open, view, and print any PDF file. It also includes easy to use collaboration features like the ability to add annotations to PDF, fill out PDF forms, and share information with social networks.
Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. The program uses various versions of Microsoft Speech API (SAPI); it allows to alter a voice's parameters, including rate and pitch. The user can apply a special substitution list to improve the quality of the voice's articulation. This feature is useful when you want to change the spelling of words. The rules for the pronunciation correction use the syntax of regular expressions.
Audacity (Free Recording)
- Record live audio.
- Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
- Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files.
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.