Text-to-Speech Tool in Windows® XP
Do you want to learn about the importance and role of Text-to-Speech tool in Windows® XP operating system?
In order to convert text to speech in your computer, you can use the TTS or Text-to-Speech functionality. It plays back printed text in spoken voice. This tool speaks out the text written in the computer. You need to install a driver called TTS engine along with Windows® XP operating system in your computer for this purpose. Accents like British English or different languages like German, French or Russian can be spoken through this software tool. You can use Text-to-Speech tool in Internet Explorer® and Microsoft® Office programs. Text-to-Speech is an important tool for many users who are deaf or who have low vision problems.
Let us discuss in detail about the role of Text-to-Speech tool in Windows® XP in the following points.
- People with low vision
- People who are deaf
- Difficulty using keyboard or mouse
People with low vision
Text-to-Speech is a great utility for users who are blind or have low vision problems. In addition, if you are facing difficulties in seeing things on the computer, you can go to the ‘Vision’ options in the Accessibility wizard. This tool can also provide voice commands. By installing the Text-to-Speech engine in your Windows® XP operating system, you can easily carry out all types of tasks on your computer.
People who are deaf
People who are deaf or those who have difficulty in hearing voices clearly, this speech recognition tool can prove to be of great help. For those who need this tool, you can set the sound option with the Accessibility wizard. System sounds appear on the screen in the form of colorful visual warnings and captions.
If you are facing some issues while using the keyboard or mouse, then you can use the Accessibility wizard. You can get keyboard help in by selecting options for cursor size and color options in your Windows® XP-based computer. Text-to-Speech tool can also be used to give dictations and thus can help you in carrying out your office work.