Speak Any Text

Speak Any Text

Select any text you want to read and just listen to it!

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What is Speak Any Text?

'Speak Any Text' is a Chrome extension that turns any selected text into audio. It uses advanced Text-to-Speech technologies and Google's Text-to-Speech API for language auto-detection. Users can select any text, then click the extension icon to listen to it. It assists in reducing the strain of reading and supports 56 different languages including English, Spanish, French, German, Arabic, Chinese, etc.

Stats date:
Rating: 3.72 (60)
Version: 1.0.0 (Last updated: 2017-05-25)
Creation date: 2017-05-25
Manifest version: 2
  • *://*/*
  • contextMenus
Size: 33.57K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

Are your eyes tired of reading? Select any text you want to read and just listen to it! Instant Speech will convert the text into human speech, so you’ll no longer have to read. Instant Speech pronounces selected text using latest Text-to-Speech technologies with language auto-detection. The extension can read any text in 56 languages.

How to use: – Select the text you want to read. – Click the Instant Speech icon to start listening or right-click the text and choose “Read with Instant Speech” – To stop the speech at any time click the icon again

This extension uses the Google Text-to-Speech API. Please rate the extension if you like it.

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  • Supports many languages
  • Useful for those who need to listen to a lot of text
  • One user mentioned it works properly in Czech after trying 15 different extensions
  • Speech speed is too slow
  • Voice has unpleasant, machine-like quality
  • Issues with language selection
Most mentioned
  • Language support
  • Speech speed
  • Quality of voice
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Risk impact

Speak Any Text is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Speak Any Text if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Speak Any Text has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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