Internet users with vision or reading problems can have the text of any web page read to them in a natural-sounding voice with the ReadingBar for Internet Explorer from ReadPlease Corp. But the software is much more than a simple text reader.

With the AT&T Natural Voices speech engine, ReadingBar's synthetic speech sounds natural and realistic. Not only does it read web pages aloud; users also can employ it to create MPS sound files, magnify web pages, make text-only versions of any web page, look up words in the built-in dictionary, and translate web pages to and from other languages.

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