Tue, 30 Apr 2013 08:15:12 +0000: Tue, April 30, 2013: Pdf to Speech – GeekExile: Free App of the Day from Amazon!

Today’s free Amazon android app of the day for Tue, April 30, 2013 is Pdf to Speech!

Application Description:

Listen to your your office documents, books, articles and research papers while you drive, run, or walk the dog. Use it to proof-read your papers. Increase you productivity by listening to work/research papers while you drive or run or when your eyes need rest. Or increase the value of your entertainment time by listen to you favorite stories.

Supported formats:

Text files (txt). ISO9958-1(EUROPE), UTF-8(Standard), and ASCII supported.

Portable Document Format (pdf)

MS Word documents (.doc)

MS Power Point (.ppt)

Electronic books (ePub)

Web pages

Images with text (jpeg,png)

OCR: reads scanned documents and pictures with text on PDF documents. Also take a picture of a document and extract the text from the picture.

Website-to-Speech: Docs-to-Speech can read website pages. In three simple steps: press and hold the URL on the browser, select share option, select Docs-to-Speech. In a few seconds the app starts to read the article.

Download and save your PDF files and plain text file Attachments from the gmail app and other apps. The downloaded file is placed in the Download folder.

Support for SVOX, IVONA(beta and FREE) text-to-Speech and other High Fidelity text-to-speech synthesizers.

Gestures: Use gestures to quickly flip pages, advance sentences, and to play and pause the reader. A menu help option informs of the available gesture instructions.

Replace Text tool: Replace words or phrases to avoid repetitive, unnecessary phrases. Use it to replace foreign words with more phonetic alternatives. Use it to omit symbols. It can also be used to replace names or words with funny substitutes.

Support for OI Manager as well as other file managers.

Accessibility: Pdf-to-Speech has been tested to work with talk-back. The use of hardware buttons such as a Bluetooth headset is recommended to pause the reader before browsing the app using talk-back.

Bookmarks: Bookmarks save the page and sentence number so you can save locations of interest in your document. You can also attach comments to the bookmarks.

Setting: Multiple language support (German, French, English, Spanish, Portuguese… and many more). Change speed/pitch within the app.

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