Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader chrome extension

Version: 1.59.1
Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader
Read aloud the current web-page article with one click, using text to speech (TTS). Supports 40+ languages.
4.27 Based on 2,546 user rates

What is Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader?

Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader is a speech extension for chrome. also, it is text reader extension. it's a free extension , it has 4,000,000+ active users since released its first version, it earns an average rating of 4.27 from 2,546 rated user, last update is 176 days ago.

What’s new in version 1.59.1?

                Read Aloud uses text-to-speech (TTS) technology to convert webpage text to audio.  It works on a variety of websites, including news sites, blogs, fan fiction, publications, textbooks, school and class websites, and online university course materials.

Read Aloud allows you to select from a variety of text-to-speech voices, including those provided natively by the browser, as well as by text-to-speech cloud service providers such as Google Wavenet, Amazon Polly, IBM Watson, and Microsoft.  Some of the cloud-based voices may require additional in-app purchase to enable.

Read Aloud can read PDF, Google Docs, Google Play books, Amazon Kindle, and EPUB (via the excellent EPUBReader extension from

Read Aloud is intended for users who prefer to listen to content instead of reading, those with dyslexia or other learning disabilities, and children learning to read.

To use Read Aloud, navigate to the web page you want to read, then click the Read Aloud icon on the Chrome menu.  In addition, the shortcut keys ALT-P, ALT-O, ALT-Comma, and ALT-Period can be used to Play/Pause, Stop, Rewind, and Forward.  You may also select the text you want to read before activating the extension.  Right clicking on the selected text will provide you with yet another option to activate Read Aloud via the context menu.

To change the voice, reading speed, pitch, or enable text highlighting, go to the Options page either by right clicking on the Read Aloud icon and choose Options, or by clicking the Gear button on the extension popup (you'll need to stop playback to see the Gear button).

Read Aloud is an open-source project.  If you wish to contribute bug fixes or translations, please visit the GitHub page at            

How to install Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader?

You could download the latest version crx file or older version files and install it.

Preview of Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader

Technical Features:

  • Latest Version: 1.59.1
  • Requirements: Windows Chrome, Mac Chrome
  • License: Free
  • Latest update: Sunday, August 14th, 2022
  • Author: LSD Software

Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader Available languages:

English, Tiếng Việt, Türkçe, español, italiano, 中文 (简体), 中文 (繁體), 日本語.


Reviews of read aloud: a text to speech voice reader:

Károly Körtélyesi December 12th, 2022
Károly Körtélyesi

Easy to use! Works great! :)

Second Life Around December 9th, 2022
Second Life Around

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m hasan November 28th, 2022
m hasan

Nice, easy to use & free of cost.

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