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Weekly Resource: CaptiVoice

Weekly Resource submitted by Nancy McClellan-Hickey, PACE Executive Director

This week we’d like to introduce you to an awesome app called Capti Narrator. This is great for people with visual impairments or attention issues that may impact ability to read a screen. Check it out below, and click this link to read more about the Capti app!

Capti Narrator is an app that lets you listen to digital information on the go. From text to speech you can even put web pages in your reading list and listen to them while driving. You can choose voices with different accents, some are male and some female. Digital content can be listened to hands free. Speaking of free, there is a free version that supports screen readers for Jaws and NVDA and VoiceOver for iPhone and iPad. You can jump to the next or previous word, sentence paragraph, heading, page or a search keyword. You can sync your playlists and even reading position across all devices.

If you purchase Premium it will even translate words into anyone of 26 languages. You get a full text playlist search, It puts images in text creates different playlists, and plays Word Challenge a game that will help you build vocabulary. The file size limit is up to 100 MB in size default limit is 10 MB.

Supported Formats:

Adobe PDF (.pdf)
Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx)
Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx)
Plain and Rich text (.txt, .rtf)
EPUB books (.epub)
OpenDocument (.odt, .odp)
DAISY books (.zip)

Content Resources:

Project Gutenberg: read any book from the public domain library of 50,000+ titles
Bookshare: people with disabilities can read any book among 400,000+ titles
Google Drive
Your PC, flash drive
Email attachments (iPhone, iPad)
Copy-paste via clipboard (iPhone, iPad)
Other Capti users (AirDrop)

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