Screen Reader is a text-to-speech utility that is compatible with virtually any selectable text on the screen.

  • Turn any selectable text on-screen into speech
  • Choose from text-to-speech voices included with Windows
  • Start speech by activating the hotkey Ctrl+dot or with a click

Download Screen Reader v6.3.4

  • 30-day full-featured trial
  • Easy installation; no bundle-ware in the installer

Release Notes

  • Fix for DPI aware

Screen Reader v6.3.2

  • Update specifically for missing toolbar and other tray icon behaviors
  • Setup no longer launches the app after installation
  • Trial users will see the licensing dialog during startup if they have selected Start Automatically

Screen Reader v6.2.2

  • Synchronized major release v6
  • Fixes for popup window interaction
  • Notifies user if an updated version is available

Screen Reader v5.5.8

  • Optionally starts when Windows starts
  • Optionally set to be above all other windows
  • Added tray icon to run app in the background
  • Activating the hotkey or Speak button while speaking will stop speech
  • Changing speech rate repeats current word
  • Popup window fix
  • Add volume licensing option

Speaks selected text

Select any text on screen and either click on the speak button or press Ctrl+dot

Microsoft TTS voices

Use any of the text-to-speech voices installed as part of your Windows language pack

Multilingual UI

Translated UI is available for 10 international languages

Adjustable speech rate

Fine tune the rate of speech from -10 to +10

Visual speech progress

Highlights current word as speech progresses


Enable auto-start and text-to-speech is available when Windows starts

Simply select any text on the screen and press Ctrl+dot. The text will be sent to Screen Reader to be spoken. You can also select any text and click on the Speak button. Any Microsoft text-to-speech voice, and rate of speech can be selected. Pause, resume, and skip paragraphs with one click.

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