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Listen to this website with BrowseAloud

You can listen to this website with BrowseAloud. It is free and can be downloaded from the BrowseAloud Website.

What is BrowseAloud?

BrowseAloud makes websites accessible to those who require online reading support, which is 20% of the UK population. It works by reading web pages aloud in a human-sounding voice. You hover your mouse pointer over the text to hear it read aloud.

What does BrowseAloud look like?

BrowseAloud floating toolbar

BrowseAloud features and options are accessed from an easy to use, floating toolbar (see above). You can position this toolbar anywhere on your screen or hide it from view.

What will BrowseAloud do for me?

  • Read web pages aloud in a human-sounding voice
     (Includes websites, intranets, extranets, html, accessible Flash, alt tags)
  • Read secure web pages
  • Read PDF and Word documents in their original format
  • Highlight each word as it is spoken to show you where you are on the page
  • Magnify text to your chosen font size and font style
  • Translate word-for-word between English, French, German, Italian and Spanish
  • Look up accurate dictionary definitions
  • Convert text to MP3 
  • Mask information on the screen to help you focus on a particular area.

Who does BrowseAloud help?

BrowseAloud helps you if you need online reading support or want to listen to the text read aloud. 
It helps you if you have learning difficulties such as dyslexia, mild visual impairments, and if you use English as a second language. 

How do I download BrowseAloud?

Download BrowseAloud from the BrowseAloud website:

If you need anymore help, contact our Support Team on:

About BrowseAloud

BrowseAloud is the world-leading text-to-speech solution from Texthelp Systems Ltd. 
It is designed to improve website accessibility for people with literacy difficulties such as dyslexia or mild visual impairments, or where English is a second language.
BrowseAloud is being adopoted worldwide. It has a choice of 17 high-quality voices covering nine international languages, and includes a number of unique features.
Texthelp Systems Ltd was formally incorporated in 1996. It specialises in the design of assistive software solutions for people who need support to read and write. 
The company is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, an Adobe Solutions Network Developer, an Apple Business Partner, an HP Business Partner, and is ISO 9001:2008 accredited. 
For the past 10 consecutive years, Texthelp Systems Ltd has been a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award-winning company.
For more information contact Donna on 028 9442 8105 or email

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