NaturalReader is a powerful text to speech tool that can help read your documents out loud to you and your students. As a teacher, you can choose from the NaturalReader Online (online web application) and the NaturalReader software, which can be used offline on Windows or Macintosh devices. With NaturalReader, documents can be read in 9 different languages, with over 57 natural voices.
Free Features of the online version:
- 20 minutes per day for premium voices
- Unlimited usage of free voices
- Supports PDF, Docx, RTF and TXT documents
Free Features for the software version:
- Text to Speech
- Works with PDF, Docx, TXT, and ePub
- Change speed and speaker
- Floating bar to read text in other applications
By introducing NaturalReader to your students, you can ensure that students who have visual differences or have difficulty reading will have equal access to the same class content as other students. By having the text read to them, NaturalReader can also help students with pronunciation and communication.
To get started with NaturalReader, you must select which form of NaturalReader you would like to use, the online reader or software. Then you must register online and sign in with your email address. Once you are registered, you can then begin dragging documents into NaturalReader. Afterwards you can select the voice and language you would like to use, and you are ready to go!
Check out this video on how to get started: