Version Comparison of Voice Reader Home 15, Studio 15, Server 15 and Web 15


Voice Reader

Home 15

Studio 15

Web 15

Server 15
Price 49,- € (per voice) 499,- € (per language) 270,- € starting at 4.950,- €
Platform/Type Desktop application Desktop application Internet service Server
Use policy Private use
Have texts read out loud or create audio files for personal use
Professional use
With its variety of settings options, use as an alternative to sound studios for creating audio files for publication
Read-aloud service for websites
Have Voice Reader Web 15 read websites out loud in the browser via HTML 5 player and download them as audio files
Professional use
The flexible solution for the integration of top-quality voice output in your company
Audio format settings Wav, MP3 Wav, MP3 MP3 Wav, MP3
Publication permission ok ok ok
Supported applications: Microsoft® Word
Microsoft® Outlook
Microsoft® PowerPoint (2)
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer
Firefox
Safari
Chrome,
Opera,
Cell phone browsers
Simple integration into all workflows via the HTTP interface
Supported file formats .txt, .rtf, .docx, .doc, .htm, .html, .mht, .epub, .pdf, .odt .txt, .rtf, .docx, .doc, .htm, .html, .mht, .epub, .pdf, .odt (depends on the particular workflow and the integration)
Female voice ok(1a) ok(3) ok(3) ok(3)
Male voice ok(1b) ok(5) ok(5) ok(5)
Multilanguage voice ok(8)
Playback options Volume, Pitch, Speed
Fast forward (depending on selected reading segmentation: by word, by sentence, by paragraph )
Rewind (depending on selected reading segmentation: by word, by sentence, by paragraph )
Pause
Stop
Volume, Pitch, Speed
Fast forward (depending on selected reading segmentation: by word, by sentence, by paragraph ), Rewind (depending on selected reading segmentation: by word, by sentence, by paragraph )
Pause
Stop
Controlled by the administrator:
Pitch, Speed
Controlled by the user in the Web browser:
Volume, Pitch, Speed, Pause, Fast forward and rewind, Various Settings, MP3 download, Visual text enlargement, Simultaneous highlighting
Volume, Pitch, Speed
Reading segmentation By word, by sentence, by paragraph By word, by sentence, by paragraph By sentence By sentence
Additional Export options Export each word, each sentence or each paragraph in a separate audio file (depends on the particular workflow and the integration)
Creation of speaker profiles ok
Special effects Integrate sound effects
Change speakers(6)
Change language(7)
Pauses
Read marked text Integrate sound effects
Change speakers (5)
Change language (6)
Pauses
Mark text for postprocessing ok
Adjust pause at end of sentence ok
Editor for improving pronunciation ok
Automatic generator for Phonetic Transcription and assistance with a Phonetic Keyboard ok
Exclude words and punctuation marks from reading ok Comment out sections of the text that should not be read out loud ok
Show audio length ok
Editor Text editor with text processing and format functions Extensive text editor with diverse text processing and format functions
Audio file export MP3: 64 kBit/s
WAV: 22 kHz, 16 Bit Mono
MP3: 16-160 kBit/s
WAV: PCM 8/11/22/44/48 kHz 8/16 Bit Mono
MP3: 64 kBit/s MP3: 16-160 kBit/s
WAV: PCM 8/11/22/44/48 kHz 8/16 Bit Mono
Shortcuts as an alternative to mouse navigation ok ok
Product activation via the Internet ok ok
Available languages 45 45 45 45
System requirements Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 Internet access for product activation;
Up to 1 GB available disk space for each voice
2 GB RAM
Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 Internet access for product activation;
Up to 2 GB available disk space for each language
2 GB RAM
On your web server: none
On the client computers:
Works with all current web browsers,
requires JavaScript to be activated
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008 or 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Server

(1a) No female voice is available for Voice Reader Home 15 in the language Arabic, Spanish (Argentine)
(1b) No male voice is available for Voice Reader Home 15 in the languages Basque, English (Indian, Irish, Scottish, South African), Galician, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Cantonese (Hong Kong), Korean, Mandarin (China, Taiwan), Dutch (Belgium), Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Thai, Czech, Hungarian, Valencian
(2) Voice Reader Studio 15: Microsoft® Office 2007, 2010 and 2013 (32 or 64-bit)
(3) Not for Voice Reader Studio/Server/Web 15 Arabic, Spanish (Argentine)
(5) Not for Voice Reader Studio/Server/Web 15 Basque, English (Indian, Irish, Scottish, South African), Galician, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Cantonese (Hong Kong), Korean, Mandarin (China, Taiwan), Dutch (Belgium), Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Thai, Czech, Hungarian, Valencian
(6) It is only possible to change, if the language contains more than one voice
(7) It is only possible to change between languages that have been installed
(8) Available in Voice Reader Studio 15 German, French and Italian