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2.15.0.713 (latest version)
Balabolka
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Designed by the mathematician-programmer Ilya Morozov, Balabolka is a free text-to-speech (TTS) utility based on the Microsoft Speech API (SAPI). The word Balabolka is a Russian word meaning "chatterbox" in English.


Key Features

  • Text-to-speech: the application can be used for the assimilation of the pronunciation of a word and can be of a great help for visual impaired people. Original text can be taken from the clipboard, Word documents, PDFs, HTML files, and more.
  • Recordings: its main purpose being able to transcribe text into audio files, recording the audio is also possible. Balabolka is using Microsoft Speech API so that users have the possibility to change the speed and the tone of the voice.
  • Supported formats: once transcribed, audio files will be saved in WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG or WMA files. As for the text files, Balabolka supports the following extensions: AZW, CHM, DjVu, DOC, MOBI, ODT, PDF, EPUB, FB2, HTML, LIT, PRC and RTF.
  • Multilingual: English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, and more...

Pros

  • Balabolka is entirely free and easy to use.

Cons

  • Nothing to report.

Related

Alternative spelling: balabolka-2.15.0.713.zip, balabolka.zip

Latest update on September 22, 2019 at 04:23 PM.

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Bon Logiciel.
Ze Para
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Very useful for those who must read a lot of documents.
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