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Editors' Review

by   / February 27, 2009

Though not as soothing as Mom reading you a bedtime story, this application is reliable. It could, however, improve with a few more customizing options. E-Text Reader's interface resembles a text editor, thus making it very intuitive and easy to use, if not a bit out of date. To have a text read, simply cut-and-paste a document into the application window or open a file (either plain text, DOC, or even HTML). It's important to make sure the cursor is at the point you want the reader to begin. With one click (the Read button has a cute green smiley face on it) the program begins to read the text in one of three standard voices. A video tutorial is included, but we didn't think it necessary given the relative ease of using the program. Though the download is a large one (25MB), the fact that it's freeware puts any weighty program issues quickly to rest. Overall, E-Text Reader is a reliable, efficient program at a great price (none!).

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Full Specifications


Publisher Premier Assistive Technology
Publisher web site
Release Date April 07, 2006
Date Added April 07, 2006
Version 5.1


Category Educational Software
Subcategory Language Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Download Information

File Size 60.71MB
File Name ETRSetup.exe


Total Downloads 74,155
Downloads Last Week 2


License Model Free
Limitations The translation is limited to 15 trys
Price Free
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