My actual Podcasts on Speak On are being
distributed by Talking Computers on a monthly basis and will
appear on the Speak On website a month later but you can
find all the recordings below on SendSpace links which will
hopefully not be an issue. If there is an issue then I will
try and put them also on Open drive.
The main Speak On app is being continuously
maintained by Isaac the Program developer though he has no
intentions to do major revisions of the app.
The series is not complete as there will be
further Podcasts on the RNIB Daisy magazine Service, using
the Podcasts app and the Music app to follow.
I actually intend to replace and re-record the
eBook Podcasts as half - way through the volume increases
which is a little distracting.
Speak On Resources
You can download Speak On media Suite from
Speak On Media Podcast
01 Introduction Speak on Media Suite.mp3
This Podcast covers setting up Speak On Media,
changing the default synthesiser to a more friendly voice
and introduces you to the range of apps available
by default, and then the further apps available
through additional optional plugins.
02 Getting an Audio Books into Speak On Media
This Podcast describes how shortcuts and the
send to menu in File Explorer can be utilised to make it
much easier to import books and other content into
Speak On Media.
03 Playing Daisy and Audio Books in Speak
This Podcast covers loading and reading of
Daisy and Audio Books. It explains Speak On navigation
options, bookmarking, and varying the speed and volume
of playback. It also introduces Speak On’s
context sensitive help feature.
04 Reading eBooks on Speak On
-Loading an eBook into the Speak On Directory
through the Send To Menu.
-changing the Reading Voice.
- Navigation levels available in the eBook.
- Managing Bookmarks and getting book size
-Tabbing through the Player Bookmark list and
- Adjusting the speed and volume of book
playback on the fly.
- Copying and pasting text from an eBook into
- Saving Sections of the book as text files.
- Creating a "virtual eBook" based upon a
05 Speak On and Internet Radio
This Podcast covers
- Using a free or paid Tunein account to access
Radio in Speak On.
- Using the optional VI Radio app.
- Importing Radio Streams into the Other Media
app to create a 3rd Customised Internet Radio app.
Link to a Radio Streams folder to import into
06 Using Speak On and the RNIB Reading Service.
This Podcasts covers downloading a daisy Book
from the new RNIB Reading Service and playing it in Speak
07 Speak On and the RNIB Newsagent Service Part
1 - Newspapers.
This Podcasts covers.
1. Advantages of using Speak On to easily
access the eText Newspaper service, including its Virtual
Reader function to streamline reading.
Installing the task and logging into the eText
Loading of Newspapers, navigation and
adjustment of speed and volume of playback.
Setting up favourite papers.
Bookmarking and extracting articles into text
08 Speak On and the RNIB magazine Service
As unfortunately the RNIB have broken links to
some of the Magazines and not updated information to Speak
ON, there is a need in some cases to download
and import Magazines manually . This Podcasts
describes this workaround and explains why you would still
want to use Speak On to read your magazines in
this use case.
It is not a media player rather than a book
reader but both and a lot lot more.
I will send a list of my Podcasts on it in a
Sent from Mail for Windows 10
thing I could find about speak on is the below website? The
last update was 2016. Is there a newer version I'm missing?
It seems like it's a media player rather than a book reader
so if anybody has an updated link, put it in the thread.