@Voice Aloud Reader

4.3
120K reviews
10M+
Downloads
Content rating
Teen
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About this app

Listen to the app reading aloud or read on screen web pages, news articles, long emails, TXT, PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF, OpenOffice documens, EPUB, MOBI, PRC, AZW and FB2 ebooks and more. It's an HTML reader, document reader and ebook reader all in one, both for reading on-screen, or listening when your eyes hurt, malfunction or are busy elsewhere.

FEATURES:
* Open text, PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF, OpenOffice documents or HTML files for reading aloud.
* Now includes OCR (Optical Character Recognition) for extracting text from PDF files, where normal text extraction does not work.
* Click "Share" or "Send by Email" button/menu item in any app to send text to @Voice Aloud Reader for aloud reading over speakers or a headset.
* When sharing web pages to @Voice, their menus, navigation, ads, other junk are removed, leaving clean text to read or listen.
* In WhatsApp use Export Chat function to send chats to @Voice for listening
* If "Share" is not available, copy text in another app and paste it into @Voice for aloud reading.
* Save articles opened in @Voice to files for later listening. Construct listening lists of many articles for uninterrupted listening one after the other. Order the list as needed, e.g. more important articles first.
* Read eBooks on screen with their original formatting, images shown, turn pages or read continuously. Or put headphones, turn off screen and listen!
* Handles Chinese and Japanese vertical text (right to left mode), or switch it to horizontal mode if preferred.
* Easily add saved Pocket articles to @Voice reading list - in Read List screen, press Menu - Add articles from Pocket, then read on screen or listen being read aloud.
* Record spoken articles to sound files - WAV (uncompressed) or OGG (compressed) formats supported.
* Long-press word and/or select a longer phrase to view dictionaries, translations, Wikipedia, Web search and more.
* Speech correction for TTS, optionally using Regular Expressions (RegEx)
* Easily control speech generator volume, pitch and rate of speech.
* Pause/resume speech as needed with wired or Bluetooth headset buttons, plus click Next/Previous buttons to jump by sentence or to next/previous article on list.
* Auto-recognize the language to use appropriate TTS voice, if available, or set your preferred voices manually with "Select language" menu item.
* Options for additional pause between paragraph, start talking as soon as a new article is loaded or wait for a button press, start/stop talking when wired headset plug is inserted/removed.
* Optional sleep timer to stop speech after a given timeout.

WANT TO BETA TEST NEW RELEASES?
Join @Voice Beta Testing: https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.hyperionics.avar
Updated on
Nov 12, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Location, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
4.3
120K reviews
Gor rump
November 28, 2022
The app does a good job of voice to text. I like the quality of the voice. The menu structure is difficult to navigate, making play lists and moving from chapter to chapter is weak. My big problem is the application shuts down after about 6:00 or 7 minutes if you are not open to that window. I've tried various things, the developers say it is my power management program. But that is turned off for this program. No other program Kindle or audio reader has any problem. Only this one. I need help.
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Hyperionics Technology
November 30, 2022
The phone is pausing or killing apps that work in background, or when the screen is turned off, to "save battery". Please visit https://hyperionics.com/atVoice/stops.html, click the link related to your phone type. Read and implement the settings suggested there. This is something that only the phone owner can change. Email me if more help needed.
ian dick
November 9, 2022
I wanted to turn PDFs, and books on internet pages, into speech I could speed up. This thing works like a charge. Goes from like 0.25 to 4 times speed but can be adjusted so I can build up to higher speeds slowly. Seriously I like this thing so much I probably sound like an advert. Great app if you're working or gaming and want to listen to some text. 5/5 exactly what I was looking for.
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Jonathan
November 17, 2022
This app is very useful, but I had to knock two stars off of it for how easy it is to trigger the command that allows you to skip to the beginning of the current or next chapter on wireless devices. I've had this happen to me several times when I'm either working or driving and am unable to get on my phone to find where I left off. PLEASE add an option to disable this command and you'll save people a lot of headaches.
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What's new

Ver. 26.10.17
* Added intents for controlling @Voice from other apps, e.g. Tasker
- "com.hyperionics.avar.IS_SPEAKING" replies with boolean extra "IS_SPEAKING"
- "com.hyperionics.avar.SPEECH_START" may be sent to @Voice to start speech, or received as broadcast intent when speech started.
- "com.hyperionics.avar.SPEECH_STOP" may be sent to @Voice to stop speech, or received as broadcast intent when speech stopped.
- "com.hyperionics.avar.SPEECH_TOGGLE"
* Important stability and usability fixes.