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How to use text to speech on any website or PDF


How to use text to speech on any website or PDF

You will need to have the Highlight menu turned on in Helperbird. You can learn how to turn on the Highlight menu in Helperbird here.

Using Helperbird's Highlight Menu

Step 1: You will need to have the Highlight menu feature enabled.

Step 2: Select the text you want to have read out loud. As if you where to copy and paste it.

Step 3: The Highlight menu will appear.

Step 4: Click on the Play button.

Step 5: It will start to read the selected text.

Using the context menu (Right click menu)

Step 1: Select the text you want to have read out loud. As if you where to copy and paste it.

Step 2: Right click on your mouse or track pad.

Step 3: A menu will appear, Go to the Helperbird option.

Step 4: Click the Play button.

Step 5: It will start to read the selected text.

Using Helperbird Text to speech player

Step 1: Open Helperbird, this is done by clicking the Helperbird icon in the top right corner of your browser window.

Step 2: The extension will open. Showing the quick actions and other features.

Step 3: Scroll to the Text to Speech card.

Step 4(a): You can either click play. This will get all the text on the page.

Step 4(b): Or you can select/highlight the text you want to play.

Step 5: Click play.

Step 6 It will start to read the text out loud.

How to change the voice in the text to speech

Step 1: Open Helperbird, this is done by clicking the Helperbird icon in the top right corner of your browser window.

Step 2: The extension will open. Showing the quick actions and other features.

Step 3: Scroll to the Text to Speech card.

Step 4: You will see a section called "Voice".

Step 5: Click on the voice you want to use.

Step 6: We will now use that voice for all text to speech.

How to change the speed of the text to speech

Step 1: Open Helperbird, this is done by clicking the Helperbird icon in the top right corner of your browser window.

Step 2: The extension will open. Showing the quick actions and other features.

Step 3: Scroll to the Text to Speech card.

Step 4: Within the Text to speech card, You will see a section called "Speed".

Step 5: Slide the speed slider to the speed you want to use.

Step 6: We will now use that speed for all text to speech.

How to change the volume of the text to speech

Step 1: Open Helperbird, this is done by clicking the Helperbird icon in the top right corner of your browser window.

Step 2: The extension will open. Showing the quick actions and other features.

Step 3: Scroll to the Text to Speech card.

Step 4: Within the Text to speech card, You will see a section called "volume".

Step 5: Slide the volume slider to the volume you want to use.

Step 6: We will now use that volume for all text to speech.

How to change the pitch of the text to speech

Step 1: Open Helperbird, this is done by clicking the Helperbird icon in the top right corner of your browser window.

Step 2: The extension will open. Showing the quick actions and other features.

Step 3: Scroll to the Text to Speech card.

Step 4: Within the Text to speech card, You will see a section called "Volume".

Step 5: Slide the Volume slider to the volume you want to use.

Step 6: We will now use that volume for all text to speech.

How to change the highlight color for the text to speech

Step 1: Open Helperbird, this is done by clicking the Helperbird icon in the top right corner of your browser window.

Step 2: The extension will open. Showing the quick actions and other features.

Step 3: Scroll to the Text to Speech card.

Step 4: Within the Text to speech card, You will see a section called "Color".

Step 5: Choose the color you want to use.

Step 6: We will now use that color to highlight the text while it is being read out loud. In the text to speech player.

Voice options

  • Moira
  • Alex
  • Alice
  • Alva
  • Amelie
  • Anna
  • Carmit
  • Damayanti
  • Daniel
  • Diego
  • Ellen
  • Fiona
  • Fred
  • Ioana
  • Joana
  • Jorge
  • Juan
  • Kanya
  • Karen
  • Kyoko
  • Laura
  • Lekha
  • Luca
  • Luciana
  • Maged
  • Mariska
  • Mei-Jia
  • Melina
  • Milena
  • Monica
  • Nora
  • Paulina
  • Rishi
  • Samantha
  • Sara
  • Satu
  • Sin-ji
  • Tessa
  • Thomas
  • Ting-Ting
  • Veena
  • Victoria
  • Xander
  • Yelda
  • Yuna
  • Yuri
  • Zosia
  • Zuzana
  • Google Deutsch
  • Google US English
  • Google UK English Female
  • Google UK English Male
  • Google español
  • Google español de Estados Unidos
  • Google français
  • Google हिन्दी
  • Google Bahasa Indonesia
  • Google italiano
  • Google 日本語
  • Google 한국의
  • Google Nederlands
  • Google polski
  • Google português do Brasil
  • Google русский
  • Google  普通话(中国大陆)
  • Google  粤語(香港)
  • Google 國語(臺灣)

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