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Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 1:57
Subject: Re: [nvda] text aloud
you can have text aloud create its own recording.
I do this all the time.
there is a option in text aloud that would allow you to do this
On 6/19/2018 7:59 AM, Gene wrote:
That's not practical for a document that isn't
very short unless you do something like have a file read while you are
sleeping or not using the computer for an extended time. Also, why use
a separate program if you are going to record in that way? You can
record your screen-reader reading a edocument.
Does Text Aloud just read or does it actually create
its own recording of what is being read, allowing you to have a document
recorded while using your computer for other things?
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:28 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] text aloud reader
I had Text Aloud on an old laptop but not on my current one.
If I wanted to record the output of NVDA reading something I would use
Audacity (which is free) and you can set it up so that it records the sound
coming through the soundcard (what NVDA is saying). That means you can use
NVDA to say all and Audacity can record it. I record NVDA doing that and
then export the Audacity result as an mp3, and then use Wavepad (which I
know, from previous dialogue, you also use) to chop off the initial seconds
and the ending seconds as I activate the recording mode and likewise end the
I find Audacity / Wavepad a more configurable method
than I did using Text Aloud (I can't remember if Text Aloud had user
dictionaries, but you do have those with NVDA so you can define
pronunciations of certain words if needed ... something I use a
Hope that helps :)
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