Read aloud any Google Doc, PDF, webpage, or book with text to speech (TTS). Natural sounding voices in 30+ languages & 130 voices.
Text to speech from Speechify lets you listen to docs, articles, PDFs, email, and other formats — anything you read. It’s one of the fastest growing voice generator extensions in the Chrome store.
Our speech synthesis TTS technology is trusted by millions of happy users who listen in various languages and accents in the most natural-sounding speech. Our users have listened to 6.5 billion words.
== Speechify text to speech features ==
➤ Listen at any speed
Read up to 4.5x faster — 900 words per minute. Our high-quality AI voices can read 4.5x faster than the average reading speed so that you can learn even more in less time. While it isn’t easy to listen to 900 words per minute, we won’t stop you from achieving your full potential.
➤ Listen on desktop or mobile devices.
Anything you’ve saved to your Speechify library instantly syncs across devices so that you can listen to anything, anywhere, anytime. Saved artifacts are synced to the cloud and accessible across all your devices. Make sure to install our mobile app on your Android or iOS devices.
➤ Human-like voices
Our voices sound more fluid and human-like than any other AI reader, so you can understand and remember more.
➤ Screenshot image to audio
Found an image with text on it? Take a pic and have Speechify read it out loud to you. You can easily take a screenshot and sync it to your cloud with one click.
➤ Floating widget
The floating widget is always accessible when you need it. Move it around, dock it, or completely hide it.
➤ Other features
• Active highlighting to help you easily read along.
• Inline player seamlessly integrates into all your websites for easy and quick access.
• One subscription and easily sync across all your devices.
== How Speechify works ==
• Speechify scans your active tab in your browser and, in real time, converts the content to a most human-sounding voice.
• Works beautifully with Gmail, Google docs, Word docs, PDFs, Twitter, Wikipedia entries, blogs, news publications, and every web page you visit. It’s perfect for school, work, e-learning, learning a second language, and casual reading.
• You can take a picture of any text and import it into the app to read aloud.
With over 130+ voices to choose from across various languages, you can find the perfect one you love. Some voices are very recognizable. Mr. President, for instance, or even the officially licensed Gwyneth Paltrow voice, is one of our users’ favorites.
== Use cases ==
Speechify was first built to serve a single purpose: to help with dyslexia. But the use case for our app with the best-sounding voices exploded. If you love to read, need to read, or struggle with reading, Speechify is for you.
➤ Students at any grade level
Read faster and retain much more. Listen to your notes or textbook and follow along while stimulating auditory and visual senses.
➤ People with disabilities
Speechify was created by Cliff Weitzman, who struggled with dyslexia. It helped him excel at his studies.
➤ People struggling with vision issues or injuries that prevent them from reading
Other disabilities such as dry eyes, migraines, TBIs, or any illness that's a barrier to reading. Our mission has been constant – remove barriers to reading.
➤ Professionals like lawyers & doctors
Professions that require extensive reading, such as lawyers, doctors, editors, and such, can read important case files quickly and become more familiar with their work in shorter amounts of time.
Parents can use text to speech to read their children’s favorite books at home or on those long car rides. You don’t have to turn on an iPad or a movie to entertain your kids. They can listen to their favorite stories over and over again. Reading has proven to have significant results in early childhood development. Let them read.
➤ Productivity hackers
Save time with speed reading everything. No more lengthy emails. Use Speechify to automate your life. Speechify works great on Notion and other productivity tools.
➤ People who love podcasts
Reading your favorite blog, news article, or a lengthy PDF, but it’s time to work out? No problem. Simply press play, and Speechify will convert your article into speech.
➤ Avid readers
Those working in Google Docs. Efficiently read and share audio versions from within the docs for review.