George Liaskos geo.liaskos at
Thu Jan 12 21:32:27 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 10:51 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 02:30:46PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
>>       i hope this isn't too far offtopic, but here's the
>>       situation: i need a tts reader to read text to me in some
>>       cases.  i have been using one that is good-enough.  but it's
>>       author says that this firefox 'addon' will not work with
>>       firefox-9.  So: does anybody know of a browser with a
>>       builtin text-to-speech reader?  i have searched ff and found
>>       no other such readers.
> I was hoping someone else might have an answer to this.  I figured I'd
> chip in at this point just to say that I don't know of any mainstream
> browsers, nor any browsers that I've tried out to see if they'd make a
> good replacement for Firefox, that does any text-to-speech "natively".  I
> think I remember hearing about such a beast a while back (three or four
> years), but do not recall anything about it due to the fact I do not need
> one.  Good luck in your search.
> --
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]

Chrome has a native tts API that extension authors can use,

I tried some random extension from the Chrome Web Store and it is
working really well.


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