Digital Talking Parrot

Digital Talking Parrot

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 133 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0.25
  • Total Downloads:
    423,263
  • Date Added:
    August 28, 2014
  • File Size:
    1.82MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    88
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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AVSOFT's Digital Talking Parrot is strictly for fun. This free screensaver simulates a talking parrot, but like the real thing, Digital Talking Parrot can learn, remember, and repeat what you teach it. You can edit its vocabulary or record words using your system microphone. The program can run as a screensaver or standalone app.

Digital Talking Parrot installs conventionally, though the installer did offer several extras, including one tool we had to deliberately decline to keep from being installed. Unlike some screensavers, Digital Talking Parrot also has its own Start Menu folder, complete with dedicated uninstaller. The program's main interface includes File, Edit, View, and Help menus. Since it's as much a program as a screensaver, you configure Digital Talking Parrot from its own interface as well as the Screen Saver Settings in Windows. In fact, unlike most screensavers, Digital Talking Parrot doesn't automatically set itself as the default system screensaver, and we had to open the Personalization settings and enable it as a screensaver.

Digital Talking Parrot produces some very realistic parrot-like sounds, including everyday chattering as well as basic words. We clicked Vocabulary under the program's settings, which opened a small dialog that looks like a cross between a help file and a media player. A tree view let us select Parrot's Own Words, Parrot Remembered, or Record, with the ability to make recordings via the player controls, though naturally you'll need a microphone, too. The Speech settings' sliders let us adjust Pitch level, Vibrate period, and Vibrate level to produce a wide range of parrot voices. We don't doubt pet owners could use the controls to produce a pretty fair job simulating the actual voices of their fine feathered friends, too. We could also change the program's background scene from an interior room view to several natural options. We don't need to mention the humorous possibilities of being able to "train" Digital Talking Parrot to say whatever you want it to, do we? We didn't think so!

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–10 of 117

1 stars

"Virus Alert"

December 07, 2013  |  By Wazit

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.23

Pros

none - virus warning from Nortons 360

Cons

I just went to install and I got a virus alert from Norton 360.
sctmp[1].exe (WS.Viral.1)
76.exe (WS.Viral.1)

Summary

Now I have to check everything to be sure Nortons caught it all!!
Geessshhh...

Updated on Dec 7, 2013

As per Norton / Symantec:

WS.Viral.1 is a cloud based detection for files that are unclassified threats.

A file flagged by this detection name is deemed by Symantec to be an unclassified malicious threat and is therefore blocked from accessing the computer.

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5 stars

"Great screen saver"

February 19, 2013  |  By mousie89

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.22

Pros

I like the detail in this screensaver. Very beautiful details in the parrot. Very realistic. Its wonderful.

Cons

none for me

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1 stars

"Totally Crack My Notebook"

January 01, 2013  |  By hallmantik

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.21

Pros

funny, like a real parrot can answer you

Cons

the program block all your access try to uninstall it and turn your computer like being virus infected

Summary

When I decided not to keep tnis software in my computer and tried to uninstall it. This propram prohibited me to deleted it, no matter how I tried. It ended up I need to recover my computer whole system. It totally waste my time and make me lost some file on my computer. I don't recommend any person to check this program out.

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5 stars

"Very effective"

December 23, 2012  |  By myvalentine09

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.21

Pros

This looks good. I'm sure it runs fine on Win 7. Very nice! This would make an awesome background. I like all the user options, too. it'S pretty cool.

Cons

Really none I can think of

Summary

Good

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2 stars

"Not for me, thought it would be novel, not."

October 20, 2012  |  By OldBoogie

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.21

Pros

You can teach it how to talk. I've never had a parrot & now I know I don't want one.

Cons

I found it irritating. Way too noisy ruffling it's feathers.

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5 stars

"Lovely done!"

September 21, 2012  |  By elenapham

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.21

Pros

Well a cool free screensaver. I like it much. Thanks a lot

Cons

none for me

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1 stars

"Doesn't download"

August 20, 2012  |  By turbo4u

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.21

Pros

???????????????????

Cons

Didn't download

Summary

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5 stars

"Funny with parrot on your desktop"

May 07, 2012  |  By boylover658

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.19

Pros

I like this product. When I say or talk it repeat

Cons

nothing to say

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4 stars

"Simply fun"

May 06, 2012  |  By J-oo-n

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.19

Pros

It serves as a virtual pet which works on your , repeat words that you taught it and decorate your desktop vividly. Moreover, background is changeable.

Cons

Hope to be able to customize the parrot.

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5 stars

"EVERYTHING YOU HAVE IS GREAT AND I ENJOY LOOKING AT ALL"

May 06, 2012  |  By elenapham

 |  Version: Digital Talking Parrot 1.0.19

Pros

I love your underwater watch screensaver. I searched everywhere on the web, after one I had gotten from another website contained spyware. But, the others I found were either for sale, or also contained spyware.

Your screensaver is free and has the fantastic feature! A computer without nice screensavers is a dead computer! I have downloaded the Parrot and it is always exciting to see.
THANK YOU SO MUCH! I'M THRILLED!

Cons

None for me

Summary

I just wanted to say thank you for your free screensavers. They are beautiful and I would recommend them to anyone.

I love your site and all your screen saver

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0.25
Version 1.0.25 includes minor bug fixes.
General
Publisher AVSOFT
Publisher web site http://www.audio4fun.com/
Release Date August 20, 2014
Date Added August 28, 2014
Version 1.0.25
Category
Category Screensavers & Wallpaper
Subcategory Screensavers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.82MB
File Name dtparrot-cnt.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 423,263
Downloads Last Week 88
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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