There is a difficulty sometimes in getting a good transcription done. The reason why it’s such a big challenge is that the days have passed of having a secretary that can capture your every word for cheap. For those that speak better than they write, its a problem that persists.
If you are someone that needs to capture their voice in the text but doesn’t know how the answer lies in the use of text to speech software. We compiled a list of the best text to speech software with natural voices that can make any text sound as natural as possible.
- Read Speaker
- TTS Reader
- iPhone Built-In Software
- Androids Built-In Software
- Google Text To Speech
- Read Aloud: Plugin
- Natural Reader: The App
- Talkify: Multi-Lingual
With a myriad of premium voices, pitch and speech control settings and more, the clear winner is NoteVibes. It’s flexible pricing and supreme options oriented towards those that need something high above the rest with over 47 voices, mean that if “speech is your business, there really is only one choice” based on what many reviewers have said, and we have to say we agree.
2. Read Speaker
From government focuses on automobiles, the text to speech offering of Dutch company Read Speaker is one of a kind. The biggest difference from others on the market is that it has is the range of products that can make a difference in the fluidity and sound aspects that can suit whatever you need.
3. TTS Reader
TTS Reader is an online based and easy to use, it’s another top choice for those that need simple to use text to speech software that can range from the amateur up to the professional depending on the price point they opt to choose.
4. iPhone Built-In Software
The iPhone has built-in software via Siri that allow feedback of texts that are written or published in documents or text files. They can easily be recovered and for the fantastic price point of free, perfectly read out loud in a myriad of voices via add-ons easily picked up through the apple store.
5. Androids Built-In Software
Like the Apple store software, Android has their own custom voice over software that can bring to life even the most mundane of text files and can be souped up to whatever level you need in terms of theatricality via their app store add-ons.
6. Google Text To Speech
Google’s text to speech software is an attempt to directly compete with others on the market via offering a freemium software that can naturally read out to listeners interested in whatever text they want to hear recited. With the power of Google, thousands of voices have made an indent in the market domination of other software just because of its sheer access to data.
7. Read Aloud: Chrome Extension
Read Aloud is a great extension that is available via the Google Chrome store, it’s similar to many others on this list except that it is easy to use with the click of a button after adding it to the services page of your browser. Click, and hear anything you want to be loaded in as short as seconds.
8. Natural Reader: The App
If apps are more your thing the Natural Reader is the only choice. Copy pasting information into it can allow you to pick between a number of suitable voices that can soothe or alert you to the information you’ve chosen quickly and succinctly.
AirRead another great app for transcription. It combines the ease of any Google accessory with Natural reader, the difference lies in choice and the less buggy software that it uses. AirRead is available in the Apple App store for free of cost.
10. Talkify: Multi-Lingual
If you want a piece of text to speech software that is multilingual Talkify gets the job done. It’s easy to use and less of a headache than other software that sports multilingual capabilities due to its sizable reservoir of data.