Read 2 Me
- App Store Info
DescriptionRead 2 Me is the FIRST AND ONLY iPhone App that allows full speech synthesis for an entire library of texts. You can even import you own URL based *.txt files straight into your bookshelf!
Forget the Kindle 2! (Okay, don't because it's pretty cool.) But, why pay hundreds of dollars for another handheld device? Grab Read 2 Me, and experience Acapela-Group's text to speech synthesis -- be in control of your text-to-speech content, and listen to whatever you want, whenever you want -- with a SMALL ONE-TIME PURCHASE. Take advantage of this incredible value and remarkable new technology that will revolutionize the iPhone. Give Read 2 Me a listen.
"Yet another WOW app that also has a practical side."
"...sounding like a real person to a greater extent than ANY text to voice app I have seen!"
For a demo featuring the voices that are shipped with v1.0, visit: http://www.Read2MeApp.com/demo (COMING SOON!)
Read 2 Me iPhone App is optimized to import Gutenberg.org text files that are of the type: Plain Text / us-ascii / none (compression).
to see just how to prepare your text files of choice to be imported.
It's this simple:
1. Convert any ASCII plain-text file to UTF-8 encoding (see FAQ for step-by-step instructions).
2. Upload your custom source .txt file to any accessible URL location. Ex: http://www.mydomain.com/myTextFile.txt
3. Launch Read2Me and point the import web browser to your custom URL in order to display the text and have Read 2 Me speak your ENTIRE e-Material!
Visit http://www.Read2MeApp.com for more information.
Read2Me is the only iPhone app that imports your custom text for a one time app purchase, and features state of the art text-to-speech synthesizer from Acapela.
Read2Me Version 1.0 supports:
-optimization for Gutenberg.org plain-text ASCII files
-optimization for ANY.txt file in UTF-8 encoding at ANY URL
-bookmarks, and application options savings including:
-section of text file in 3,000 word increments
-customized color options
-Skip-to-Prev/Next Custom Bookmarking Indices
-An elegant text view of imported text with line break optimization for ease on the eyes
-Automatic scrolling of the spoken text
-Easy navigation of sections of texts, saved bookmarks, and library content!
Read2Me features 4 unique and distinguished voices:
-US American Male
-US American Female
-UK British Male
-UK British Female
Don't be fooled by competitors claims. Gutenberg.org provides over 27,000 complete copyright-free texts for importing into Read2Me, and Read2Me can import any Web Based custom UTF-8 ASCII .txt files to be imported with the touch of a button.
Don't believe it? Give Read2Me a try.
Note: Read2Me text importing requires an internet connection to connect to URLs outside of its sample text library.
Complete Sample Texts included:
-Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
-Call Of The Wild
-Heart Of Darkness
-A Tale Of Two Cities
-The War Of The Worlds
-War And Peace
Look for future Read 2 Me improvements and updates including blue tooth and wifi file transferring, additional voices, advanced voice control options, and MORE!
***Note: Version 1.0 Imported texts should be less than 1.5 MB in size. Visit http://www.Read2MeApp.com/faq.html for more information, and for future announcements and updates.
"Secure eBooks" or DRM copies of texts that cannot be saved to a UTF-8 .txt file may not be imported in version 1.x
At this time, importing ONLY uses a web based URL platform for transferring files via HTTP request. A web server or FREE FTP hosting site is required for this purpose. We hope to make additional features and improvements. We welcome all feedback.
Please file all bug reports! http://www.retinalmedia.com
Help keep Read2Me, the #1 Text-to-Speech & eReader Program for iPhone, bug free!
What's New in Version 2.0-Google Docs Importing
-Best Guess HTML Support
-Custom Clipboard/Paste Importing
-Word Double-Tap "Go Here" Navigation
-Larger file support
-Display does not go into sleep/auto-lock mode
-Auto Scrolling on/off feature
-Adjustable Voice speed