Assistive technology/screen reader

4 out of 5 stars

Natural reader is a text to speech software that can read a variety of different documents, PDF, word, websites, excel and PowerPoint. There is a character limit but it is very high. There is a paid for and a free version. This is a review of the paid version. The product is not cheap but perfect for what I need it for. It has 6 voices - male and female, speaks 7 languages. They also provide free continued support. I like it because the voices are natural and not so computer Stephen Hawkins. A really good product that has opened up my world.

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4 out of 5 stars

4 out of 5 stars

4 out of 5 stars

Natural Reader 14

Natural Soft

Over £200

The only reason I give it 4 is that it can only read PDF's where text can be selected.

Occasionally it can crash and not tell you why.

Costs a lot of money but because I'm a frequent user, it's so worth it.

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  • Communication
  • Accessibility
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Main features include:

-Text to speech software

-6 natural voices included

-Documents (PDF, Docx and text documents)

-OCR with printed documents – the OCR function can convert printed characters into digital text. This allows you to listen to your printed files or edit it in a work-processing program.

-OCR with eBooks

-Audio files – covert text into audio files


-Listen to webpages directly

-Pronunciation editor

-Batch converter