If you are someone who regularly deals with excessive text files, or if you are someone who loves reading but does not have time, read-aloud apps might be for you.
PDF-to-speech apps are also great aids to those with disabilities that make it difficult to read, which is why text-to-speech (TTS) engines have grown popular nowadays.
With that, we compiled five read-aloud apps that you can easily download and access with your Android devices:
1. EReader Prestigio
TechK writes that eReader Prestigio is a TTS app with simple content design and navigation, which lets users read books in more than 25 languages.
It has an in-built theme and in-built dictionary and a library scan option for special files, including those that are stored in cloud services such as Google Drive and OneDrive.
The eReader Prestigio app offers reading in Dark Mode that users can use to enjoy recent books for good reading and fonts for the best reading experience they can have.
2. PDF Studio
According to List Of Freeware, PDF Studio is a free PDF audio reader app that can understand and read texts in different languages with its Multiple Language Support.
This app lets users automatically search and organize PDF documents in one place, which makes a good environment to manually read PDF documents.
It has a My Notes feature where users can add personal notes and Speech Tools they can easily choose to play, stop, and move or jump to a specific page.
3. @Voice Aloud Reader
Apptus notes that @Voice Aloud Reader is another great option to transform texts or PDF files into MP3 files that users can tune in to.
It has Multiple TTS engines that let users choose one of the various TTS engines to use to listen to documents, such as Google TTS, Vocalizer TTS, Acapela, and SpeechLab, among others.
Additionally, it has a wide range of speech and reading tools users can adjust to fit their reading practice and environment preference.
List Of Freeware reviews Evie as a free PDF audio reader app where users can listen to texts from PDF documents and eBooks, along with readable files of other formats.
It has a Reading More where users can listen to documents and read manually with, and a Sleep Mode that allows users to set a sleep timer, which automatically stops reading when the specified time arrives.
Evie has a TTS Setting that offers settings that lets users change the TTS voice, language, speech rate, pause in sentencing, pause after sentencing, variable-length pauses, and more.
5. Read Aloud
According to TechK, users can listen to any document, web page text, or eBook text file from anywhere for free with the Read Aloud app for Android.
It is capable of understanding and speaking PDF text files in various languages like English, French, German, and Italian, with adjustable pitch and speed for the reading voice.
Its Full-Screen Mode lets users read in a distraction-free environment, with simple Page Navigation features and Speech Control Tools.