Text to Speech

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The ATI recommends the following free tools, in addition, to Read & Write for text to speech readers. These tools support auditory learners, students with learning disabilities, students with autism and those where English is a second language.

Natural Reader

Natural Reader reads text aloud in natural sounding voices.  The text to speech software works with MS Word, PDF, and ebooks, To download the free version log-in to *MyMason and add the Accessibility module or visit the *Natural Reader website
**Note: The ‘Add Module’ tab can be found under the Home button on your My Mason
portal.

  • The free version includes basic text to speech
  • Compatibility with PDF, Word & eBooks
  • Floating bar with customizable settings
  • Compatible with PC & Mac versions

Natural Reader for the Web

Use the Natural Reader Chrome Extension to read documents on the web.

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