While reading is always a pleasurable activity, there are occasions when it’s preferable to listen to someone reading certain texts to you, such as when you are driving or on the bus. IVONA Reader is a nice program that was designed to voice out several types of texts.
The app has a simple interface that should be easy to figure out by all users.
As mentioned, the program was designed to read several types of documents, including web pages, emails, books, word files and RSS news feeds.
The files can be read back to you in several voices, depending on the ones you have downloaded on the computer. The app comes with multi-lingual support, which means it can read documents in multiple languages, namely English (UK and US), Spanish, Spanish US, German, French, Polish and Romanian.
For each of these, there are multiple options to choose from in regards of the voices, both male and female. The sound quality is quite high, with 22kHz sampling frequency.
The files can be converted to MP3 format, which can then be uploaded to various portable devices you want or sent via email. The program comes with several integration options, namely for Skype, iTunes, Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird.
Overall, IVONA Reader is a nice tool that is sure to come in handy on numerous occasions. Less experienced individuals should find it easy to handle, thanks to the intuitive layout and its overall simplicity.