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TextParrot is a multilingual speech solution for Mac OS X that allows you to listen to your documents with naturally sounding voices in a language of choice.
TextParrot is a multilingual speech solution for Mac OS X that allows you to listen to your documents with naturally sounding voices in a language of choice. Or use it to create your own personal podcasts or your own audio books by exporting to iPod ready iTunes tracks.
Or just use it to speak selected text in a handy reader window with play, fast forward and rewind functionality. It even allows you to listen to text by just pointing your cursor at the text and sit back and relax while TextParrot reads the text under the cursor.
Imagine… that you are a college student and want to review the online lecture or your notes during your lunch hour. Let TextParrot convert the text to iTunes and listen to it on your iPod while enjoying your sandwich.
Imagine... that you need to get a million and one things done in your office including reading that lengthy document. Let TextParrot read the text to you while you focus on those other tasks.
Imagine... that you are an actor and need to study your parts while in public transport or in your car. Use TextParrot to convert the text to iTunes and listen to it on your iPod or car stereo.
Imagine... that you are a teacher and have a student in your class failing on tests because he or she is a slow reader. Get the student a copy of TextParrot to read the material.
Note that if you are vision impaired, you should look at the Infovox iVox with VisioVoice bundle from AssistiveWare, unlike TextParrot, those products are optimized for blind and vision impaired people.
Infovox iVox offers system-wide voices compatible with VoiceOver and other applications, whereas the ConvenienceWare voices only work in TextParrot. VisioVoice, in addition to the features offered by TextParrot, offers a talking interface that speaks menus, buttons, text, Finder items and so forth. It also includes image and text zoom windows and large cursors.
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