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Read aloud Google Docs using text-to-speech (TTS)
Listing updated:February 10, 2022
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Overview
Read Aloud uses text-to-speech (TTS) technology to convert text to audio, allowing you to listen to your documents for proofreading, for reasons of dyslexia or other learning disabilities. Supports 36 languages.

You can activate this Google Docs addon from the Addon menu inside Google Docs.  Once activated, a sidebar appears in which you can pick a voice, set the reading speed, and start the speech.
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Read Aloud TTS will ask for the permissions shown below. Learn more
Read Aloud TTS will need access to your Google account
This will allow Read Aloud TTS to :
View and manage documents that this application has been installed in
Display and run third-party web content in prompts and sidebars inside Google applications
See your primary Google Account email address
See your personal info, including any personal info you've made publicly available
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Jacopo Di Giacomantonio
February 25, 2022
never finish loading so complete waste
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Randall Wireman
November 27, 2021
Failed to work with new requirement for Google workplace add-on.
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David Smith
January 9, 2022
This use to work before it was a Doc add-on. Now its unreliable and frustrating. Major disappointment.
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Amiy
May 15, 2022
It does not work anymore
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Onur Mete Kaplan, Private
December 11, 2021
It does not work with microsfot edge, please fix
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Tisa Loewen
December 28, 2021
Its not working. I have the read aloud ext and add on- neither work
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Marella Pylypchan
October 16, 2022
easy to work with.
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Shehnaz Munshi
December 1, 2021
it doesnt work
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S D Lowe
December 7, 2021
It works, only I'm unable to change voices. The other issue I have is that you can adjust the speed of the speech, but the pitch just stays the same. Other than that, it does do what it's meant to. Not sure I'm into all the permissions though.
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VINCENT MARCOLINI
October 27, 2022
Great if you have written a story and dont want to read it your self.
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