Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader

Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader

Speech synthesis redesigned. Listen to emails, documents & websites.

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What is Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader?

Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader is a remarkable Chrome extension designed to enhance your content consumption by converting text into speech. Whether you have visual impairments or eye strain, or simply prefer to multitask, Pericles is your go-to digital companion. It allows for instant play, custom start, and selective reading, offering a seamless, immersive listening experience. Experience the effortless transformation of your textual digital world into audio with Pericles.

Stats date:
Version: 2.2.13 (Last updated: 2023-08-18)
Creation date: 2020-06-18
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • tts
Size: 474.11K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader
Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader (v2.0.32)
3.24 (45) 2,403
Not available on Edge

Whether you're visually impaired, dealing with eye strain, or just want to multitask better, Pericles is your perfect companion. Transform how you consume content – from the latest news to in-depth scientific articles. Dive into a world of audio with our diverse voice range on Mac, and a selection on Windows. And the best part? It's absolutely free! Now you can savor your meals or stay on top of chores, while Pericles narrates your digital world.

How to Amplify Your Reading Experience:

🎧 Instant Play: Click on the Pericles icon and hit play. The tool will seamlessly read from the top, adjusting to your scrolling.

🎧 Custom Start: Right-click where you'd like to begin and choose "read from here." Even if Pericles is already narrating, it'll smoothly transition to your chosen spot.

🎧 Selective Reading: Highlight a specific text, right-click, and select "read selection." Pericles will focus solely on your chosen text without continuing further.

Embark on an immersive listening journey with Pericles today!

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  • The speed of the Text to Speech is adjustable, even over 2.0x speed
  • Works very well with Google Docs
  • Sound of the reader is natural and pleasant
  • Easy to use and versatile
  • Responsive and helpful developer who is active in fixing issues
  • Only works reliably on the creator's own website
  • Causes problems with Google Docs on the Brave browser
  • Issues with pronouncing Extension's name correctly
  • Issues with certain websites, especially dropdown menus
  • Does not work with platforms like Wattpad or Google Play Books
Most mentioned
  • Various errors cause the extension to stop working
  • Pronunciation errors
  • Works well with Google Docs
  • Some problems with website compatibility
  • Impressive reading speed adjustments
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Risk impact

Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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