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About ReadSpeaker 

ReadSpeaker allows the text on the website to be read out loud to you. It provides you
assistance if you have trouble reading text online. By having the text read out loud to you,
you can understand the information on the website more easily. This makes the website more accessible and more pleasant to visit.  


How to Use the Listen Function ReadSpeaker

As a user you don’t have to download anything. You simply click the listen button and the reading starts automatically.

It is also possible to have only a selected part of the text read out loud to you. Just make a selection of the text, click on the
listen button, and the reading starts automatically.

How Does It Work?

This is what the listen button looks like on this website:

When you click the listen button, a control panel appears (see image below) and ReadSpeaker automatically starts reading
the text of the website out loud.

In the Control Panel You Can:

  • Adjust the volume
  • Pause the reading
  • Stop the reading
  • Restart the reading
  • Choose "No sound?" if your browser does not support flash.


If you click on the flash player it will be in focus so that you can control it with the keyboard:

  • Play/pause: Space bar
  • Stop: Esc key
  • Increase volume: Up arrow or the + key of the numeric keypad
  • Lower Volume: Down arrow or the – key of the numeric keypad
  • Fast forward: Right arrow
  • Rewind: Left arrow

 

For more information please visit ReadSpeaker's text to speech online site.