It is easier to enter contents by simply talking to a microphone rather than typing the whole text, similarly, it is easier to listen to notes than reading the whole notes. Text to voice Voice-to-text tools helps to convert voice to text and text to speech. It also helps people have difficulty using their hands due to trauma, people with dyslexia or disabilities that limit the use of keyboard and mouse.
Dragon Naturally Speaking
Dragon software is designed with Nuance deep learning technology to transcribe words into text 3X faster than typing with high accuracy. You can dictate emails, web, and assignments easily. Its playback feature helps to select a block of text to play it for proofreading and editing. You can update your Facebook and Twitter status without touching the keyboard and can speak to a chat client instead of typing those long messages quickly. Even though all these features come with a price, but for serious users it is a must-try.
Speechnotes is a speech-enabled online notepad that provides a distraction-free environment. In Speechnotes, you can easily move from voice-typing (dictation) to key-typing. So you can dictate when convenient and type when more appropriate. You can dictate and edit your test results right away, and continue dictating without going through app modes or by stopping the dictation. Autosave saves the document in real-time upon any change. You can download the work as a document to your computer or can export to Google Drive for cloud saving. You can also email or prints your note. It also supports the automatic capitalization of letters at the beginning of sentences.
Easy Speech2Text is a speech recognition software used to convert your voice and speech into plain text. It can also convert your text to voice.
Braina is another speech recognition software to convert your voice into text on any website and software like MS Word, Notepad, etc. This tool supports more than 100 different languages and accents of the world including English, German, Hindi, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese. Braina multi-functional artificial intelligence software provides a single-window environment to control your computer and perform different tasks using voice commands. It can take a dictation (speech to text), search for information on the Internet, it can play the songs you want to hear, it can open or search files on your computer, it can set alarms and reminders, it can do mathematical calculations, remember notes for you, automate various computer tasks, and read ebooks.
It can be used for transcribing videos and voice memos into text. It also uses Artificial Intelligence technologies to provides quality, readable transcriptions with a tap of a button.
You can also use tools like dictation.io, speechtexter. These are multilingual speech-to-text applications to transcribe any type of documents, books, reports, blog posts, by using your voice.
Speech To Text and Text To Speech in Windows 10
Open Windows 10’s Control Panel by searching Control Panel in the Windows search box. In the Control Panel, click Ease of Access, then click Set up a microphone. This will allow you to go directly to the set up of the microphone. Windows will ask you what the problem with Cortana. Select Cortana can’t hear me. From the list, choose your microphone. Then select Set up the mic. Follow the on-screen instruction to calibrate your microphone for speech-to-text. Now, in Windows 10’s Control Panel, click the menu for Ease of Access, and click Start speech recognition. Use the on-screen instruction to set up your microphone.