Are you tired of reading articles online? SoundGecko is just your perfect way out. SoundGecko converts your web articles into audio MP3 files so you can listen to them instead. SoundGecko is an online text-to-speech transcribing web service that converts articles into speech. You don’t have to read through pages of articles when you can simply convert them into an audio file and listen to them instead. You can listen to the converted MP3 file through a smartphone or computer.
How to use SoundGecko:
Simply copy the URL of any interesting article you want to listen and paste it on the field made available for it on the SoundGecko homepage.
Add a valid email address below it and click the “Listen to article now” button and wait for your article to convert.
Then your article will be converted into an MP3 file as indicated on the image below.
Once it has finished converting, SoundGecko will begin to read out loud the body of the article on your browser. You also have options to share the audio on Facebook, Twitter and even download the MP3 file to your computer. A copy will also be emailed to the address you provided.
There are also SoundGecko mobile apps for Android, iOS and Windows phone. These free SoundGecko mobile apps will allow you to listen to your favorite articles even while you are busy. There is also a Chrome extension for SoundGecko to install on your Chrome toolbar.
SoundGecko Plugin can also help you add a listen button to your blog so that a visitor can simply click on them to listen to the articles instead of reading them. Simply install and activate the plugin, visit the plugin settings page and determine the size of the “Listen” button you want to display on your blog or the position you will want it to appear on your blog.
Tell me what you sincerely think of the SoundGecko text-to-speech transcribing web service. Do you find this web app interesting? How do you use it? Use the comment form below to share with me, remember to subscribe to my RSS feeds.