What's New1. Bug fixes (speak web pages).
App DescriptionSpeakEnglish + FREE
English Text, Web Pages and Documents to Speech Offline
Speak aloud English US voices offline (including one female voice).
1. Speak aloud offline sentence by sentence.
2. Funny face animations while speaking.
3. English Female-Male voice that female and male voice take turns sentence by sentence (Extra English Voices In-App Purchase).
4. Speaking repeat, pause, speed and pitch options.
The FREE app are 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.
● Speaking face animation
The app provides funny face animations while speaking.
● 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.
● Speak aloud web pages
Speak aloud the whole web page from the beginning to the end sentence by sentence.
Speak aloud the touched selected words on web pages.
● Safari-like browser
Support Google search, bookmarks and browser history features.
Support URL autocomplete feature. Just type a few letters of a website's name or address into the location bar, the autocomplete drop-down will show matching sites from your browsing history, so you find the right web page fast.
● Speak aloud documents
Speak aloud the whole document page from the beginning to the end sentence by sentence.
Speak aloud the touched selected words on documents.
- Text (text, txt), RTF document (rtf)
- Microsoft Office: Word (doc, docx), Excel (xls, xlsx), PowerPoint (ppt, pptx, pps)
- Apple iWork: Pages (pages), Numbers (numbers), Keynote (key)
- eBook (unencrypted epub)
Please note that some licensed epub files are protected with encrypted data and are limited to use inside Apple iBook only.
PDF file format is not supported.
● Tree document file explorer
Expanding and showing sub folders and document files in the same view.
Search for files and folders.
Add, Delete, and Rename files and folders.
Drag & Drop to move files and folders.
Select multiple files and folders to Zip, Zip & Email, Email or Delete.
Pull down to refresh the tree list.
Zip, Zip & Email multiple files and folders with a password.
Unzip a password-protected zip file.
● Support three ways to open documents
There are three ways to add documents to the app’s “Documents”:
1. WiFi file transfer
Connecting your computer and iPhone (iPad) with a local WiFi network, you can upload files and create directories from any web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.).
2. Open In...
Open documents from Apple's Mail app attachments (or any app that supports "Open In..." feature), and select "Speak…" in the "Open In..." menu of the Mail app, then they will be opened and copied to the app's “Documents”.
3. Apple iTunes
Connect Apple iPad or Apple iPhone to your computer via USB cable, and then drop your files to the app File Sharing window of Apple iTunes to copy to the app's "Documents".
● Sentence by sentence window
You can change the sentence by sentence window size, repeat one sentence and speaking speed & pitch 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 speed & pitch, speak English punctuation and display font size options.
● Email voice
Email voice (wav) and text (pdf).
● Mark "Starred" to record favorite words
It supports search, delete features.
● Highlight words while speaking
● Support both Apple iPhone and Apple iPad
April 20, 2013 New version 5.0
March 29, 2013 New version 4.0
March 02, 2013 Initial Release