Make your browser speak using Google’s text to speech tools

Google translates text to speech within the browser.

Use Google For Text – Webmonkey

Google Translate has rolled a out several new features, and one of them lets you hear your translated English text spoken by a computerized voice.

For maximum cross-browser compatibility, Google Translate embeds text-to-speech mp3s using Flash. However, web developer Weston Ruter has already figured out how to grab the audio files for use on any webpage and uses the HTML5 audio tag to embed them in his demo.

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~ by WPA Staff on December 15, 2009.

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