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Listen Now Help ImageTo read a web page, click on the Listen Now plugin browser button.

The Listen Now plugin Toolbar will appear.

Toolbar

Toolbar Functionality of Listen Now plugin

Listen Now plugin delivers high quality speech to assist those with dyslexia, literacy difficulties, mild visual impairments and where English is a second language when browsing the web. Listen Now plugin features and options are accessed from an easy to use, floating toolbar. They include:

  1. Hover to Speak
  2. Play
  3. Translate Page
  4. Generate MP3
  5. Screenmask
  6. Text Magnifier
  7. Web Page Simplifier
  8. Settings 
  9. Help

Please note: Not all features are available at all times within browsealoud

 

Hover1. Hover to Speak

Hover to Speak starts reading the page out loud - this feature is on by default

 

Play2. Play

Play starts reading selected text or reads from the top of the page

 

Translation3. Translate Page

Translate Page provides written and spoken translations in multiple languages

 

MP34. Generate MP3

Generate MP3 converts selected text into an MP3

 

Screenmask5. Screenmask

Screenmask blocks distractions on screen with a tinted mask

 

Textticker6. Text Magnifier

Text Magnifier enlarges text and reads it out loud

 

Translation7. Web Page Simplifier

Web Page Simplifier removes clutter from the screen, displaying only the main text

 

Settings8. Settings 

Settings customise options to suit individual needs or preferences

 

Help9. Help

Help show a simple help page that explains what the browsealoud toolbar does

 

Recommended Browsers & Platforms for Listen Now plugin

  • Internet Explorer 8 and greater (IE9 or greater for PDF reading)
  • Firefox (latest release)
  • Chrome (latest release)
  • Mac: Safari (latest release)

Listen Now plugin may work on older versions of browsers. Support and updates are provided for the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Android (Chrome) and iOS/Mac (Safari).

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