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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 12 votes out of 12 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.80
  • Total Downloads:
    78,938
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 31, 2008
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

Not so much smart as competent, SmartRead reads back text using standard Microsoft speech engines. It supports English and Chinese and lets you save text in audio files to play back when driving or jogging. Unfortunately, it only supports WAV files, so you may need a third-party conversion utility to save clips in compressed formats. The unattractive and inconvenient interface requires you to copy and paste text into the program window to have it read. Given its interface issues and modest functionality, we don't see SmartRead trumping its freeware competition.
 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 0.80
Version 0.80 adds MP3, and SWF(flash) file conversion.
General
Publisher SmartySoft Studio
Publisher web site http://www.smartysoft.com
Release Date March 31, 2008
Date Added March 31, 2008
Version 0.80
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Voice Recognition Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 6.51MB
File Name smartread_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 78,938
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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