● Optimized speak functions
- Keep reading aloud document in the background while using another app
- Lock screen support (play, pause, skip a sentence, adjust playback volume, display sentences list on the lock screen)
- Headphone support (play, pause, adjust playback volume, detect plugged and unplugged)
● Optimized tree file explorer functions (folder icons)
● Bug fixes
SpeakChinese FREE - Chinese Text to Speech Offline
Speak aloud Chinese voices offline (including one female voice).
1. Speak aloud offline without internet connecting.
2. Speak aloud word by word, sentence by sentence and paragraph by paragraph.
3. Exercising and improving your language skills during a bike riding, jogging or walking.
4. Exercising (Reading then Recording) one sentence.
5. Funny bear and human face animations while speaking.
6. Female and male voices could take turns sentence by sentence.
7. Speaking repeat, pause, rate and pitch options.
This version is limited to speak few sentences only and with sponsored Ads.
● Speak aloud offline
The app integrates a built-in text-to-speech engine, speaks aloud offline without internet connecting.
It requires internet connection only while speaking the first sentence.
● Speak aloud sentence by sentence or paragraph by paragraph
You can choose sentence by sentence and paragraph by paragraph.
You can repeat one sentence (paragraph), and set speaking pause between sentences (paragraphs), speaking rate & pitch and voices.
The app speaks from the last sentence (paragraph) automatically.
● Speak aloud word by word
The app could speak aloud word by word.
You can repeat one word, and set speaking pause between words.
● Chinese pinyin
Speak vocabulary words with pinyin for Chinese voices.
● Exercising and improving your language skills during a bike riding, jogging or walking
The app could read then record (and play the recorded voice) sentence by sentence.
It will amplify voice from microphone to earphone and record voice while recording.
You can set the recording period to the times of reading period for each sentence or fixed period.
● Exercising one sentence
Reading then recording one sentence.
● Female and male voices take turns (Two Chinese Voices In-App Purchase)
The Female-Male voice feature speaks one female voice and one male voice sentence by sentence.
● Speaking face animation
The app provides funny face animations while speaking.
you can choose bears and humans face animation with two types of mouth each.
You could drag and drop to move to other position and turn on or off the face animations feature.
● Speak aloud the copy & paste or key in text
Key in text from keyboard, or copy words, phrases, and sentences from other app (such as Mail, Pages, Safari…), the text will be pasted automatically, and then it will speak sentence by sentence.
You could recall the “Starred” or “History” text to input box.
Speak aloud the touched selected words in key in and speaking mode.
● Sentence by sentence window
You can change the sentence by sentence window size, repeat one sentence, word by word, speaking rate & pitch and voices while speaking.
● Support useful speaking options
The app provides some useful options, such as speaking repeat times of each sentence, speaking pause seconds between sentences, speaking pause seconds between words, speaking rate & pitch and display font size options.
● Email voice (wav) and text (pdf).
● Mark "Starred" to record favorite words
It supports search, delete features.
● Highlight words while speaking
● This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
- December 29, 2012 Initial release
- January 15, 2013 New version 2.0
- March 07, 2013 New version 3.1
- April 30, 2013 New version 5.0
- July 03, 2013 New version 7.0
- July 12, 2013 New version 7.1
- April 01, 2014 New version 8.0
- November 03, 2014 New version 9.0