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Want to read with your ears? Speech synthesizer TorTalk is available free of charge on your own computer for all SH students and staff members.

If you are a student or staff member at Södertörn University you can get a speech synthesizer program on your own computer. With TorTalk you can get ebooks, articles, your own texts and other digital texts read aloud by a computer voice.

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TorTalk is easy to use and automatically converts text on your screen into speech. The program is primarily developed if you have some type of reading impairment, but is also useful when you read in a language other than your first. For example, if your first language isn't Swedish, or if you are struggling with academic texts in English. Or just want to be able to vary your reading.

As a student or staff member at SH you can download Tortalk free of charge on your own computer. It is available for both Windows and Mac. You can choose for yourself the languages and voices you want, voices are available in 20 different languages. After you finish your studies, you can keep the program but do not have access to new updates. The program will also be available in all computer rooms on campus.

At the Study Support Unit page you will the information you need to get started.

If you are a staff member, please read more on Medarbetarwebben.

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