Read your Selection Text by Google WaveNet
Select text, then use context menu to trigger the Google WaveNet TTS engine to speech! Key features: 1. detect the language automatically, and switch the TTS speaker friendly. 2. use Google WaveNet to do text-to-speech - one of the best lifelike TTS engines in the world. 3. Sentence level sound player, with speech history navigation, export into audio file and download. Release 0.4.2(at 2021-02-09): - concatenate tts sentences into one audio file and download it into local. - fix permissions FAQ: Q. why not use Chrome embedding TTS? A: WaveNet is much much better than chrome defaulting TTS engine. Google "WaveNet" then try it in its demo page. Q: Is this extension officially developed by Google? A: No, this chrome extension is NOT developed by google, we just use Google WaveNet API. Q: Why not free? How to define your price? A: for now Google WaveNet API Pricing "$16.00 USD / 1 million characters". And we charge "40 US/1Million". Q: Will you provide more cheap AI Engine? A: We may develop more cheap choosing (e.g. Standard (non-WaveNet) voices, official price is $4.00 USD / 1 million characters ), but for the very early staging, just keep using WaveNet API as primary one, to deliver best TTS experience. User can use guest mode, which provide at most FREE 15,000 characters! Hope this extension can help you!
- (2021-02-02) DeepWord App: TTS player, interesting!
- (2021-01-30) Sherman Shank: too pricy
- (2021-01-29) Copy Then: The most useful and best experience TTS chrome plugin for now!
- (2021-01-29) Don Miller: Wow! I love Google WaveNet TTS, excited to see someone have embed it into Chrome! Well Done!