iPad and iPhones will read selected text, or the whole screen to you using an inbuilt voice.
Android also has built-in speech. Greenbot gives more information on android speech.
is a toolbar which offers some of the functions of the full ClaroRead software within the Chrome web browser. It works with web pages, PDFs and also files accessed through Google Drive.
A video introduction and Help Guides are available on the Claro website.
is a free Text-To-Speech (TTS) program which can use any installed voices on your system. It has a high quality feel and is easy to use. There are inbuilt features which improve clarity and articulation, including changing pitch, rate and pronunciation.
Balabouka can read clipboard content, view text from documents, control reading from the system tray or by the global hotkeys. The on-screen text can be saved in all popular audio formats: WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG or WMA file.
There are options to change how on-screen text is displayed, such as customising font and background colours. Files can be split into more manageable ‘chunks’. When an audio file is presented with players on a computer or on modern digital audio players, the text can be displayed synchronously making it suitable for supporting reading skills.
Another text-to-speech (TTS) application. It will read text aloud using any voices already built into your computer (such as the one in Windows). Output files can be saved in many common audio formats, such as WAV, MP3 or OGG.
Text can be read back at a different pitch or speed (while speaking) for user convenience. Multiple voices can be applied to the same track to simulate dialogue. Text is pasted into a window or read directly from the clipboard. Dspeech has integrated Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) to recognise commands
is a universally accessible literacy platform enabling and empowering students to keep up with reading and develop active reading strategies.
There is a Premium version which has more features.
Download your PDFs, Word docs, EPUB books, plain text or PowerPoints straight into Natural Reader. Read them aloud using the play and stop buttons using your preferred voice, language and speed.
Natural Reader Help explains how to use it.
Free versions for iOS or Android, Mac and Windows
Readium is a Chrome app Epub reader.
Drag and drop an ePub file into the window.