SpeakIt

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Select any text on a web page and SpeakIt will read the snippet for you in a not-very robotic voice.

SpeechIt can automatically detect the language of the selected text and can convert text to speech for nearly 50 languages.

Internally, it uses the Chrome Text-to-Speech API (TTS) for speech synthesis and users can change the voice pitch and speaking rate (words per minute).

There’s however no option to download the audio files.

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Amit Agarwal is a web geek and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website since 2004. He loves building web apps that improve productivity. Amit has also written for the Wall Street Journal and Lifehacker.

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