WordWav

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What is WordWav?

WordWav is a program that allows the user to easily convert text into an audio file. The audio file can then be listened to on many different audio players. The aim of word.wav is to help Teachers of the Visually Impaired quickly convert notes to an easily digestible format for their students. Notes from other classes, internet information or even documents of your own creation; it only take a few seconds to convert from text to an audio format. Even entire novels have been converted with WordWav!

How does WordWav work?

  1. Paste pre-existing text documents into WordWav for quick conversion...
    Or type new documents into the WordWav text field.
  2. Click save and you’re done!
  3. The text to audio conversion process usually takes only a few seconds!

What does WordWav offer?

  • Select voice, rate and pitch for the audio output.
  • Easily insert audible pauses to better format the audio output.
  • Choose words for WordWav to audibly spell out.
  • Listen to an audible preview before converting.
  • Auto-paste and Always on Top settings make the process even easier!

How is WordWav pronounced?

  • WordWav is pronounced “word wave”. The reason for its naming is that “.wav” is a very common digital audio format which many audio players support.

What are the system requirements?

The aim of WordWav is to be accessible to as many students as possible. As such, WordWav’s system requirements are quite low. It should work on any Windows computer.

Known requirements:

  • Windows operating system.
  • An internet connection for initial installation and registration.
  • Optional: WordWav can use other SAPI TTS voices installed on your computer. Additional voices can be purchased from various vendors online. If you’re unsure about other voices, don’t worry. All modern builds of Windows include default voices which can be used.

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