1. Vocaroo – an online recorder http://vocaroo.com/
What is Vocaroo.com?Vocaroo is a quick and easy way to share voicemessages over the Internet. You can eitherrecord your message or upload a message thathas already been recorded using Audacity forexample. The resulting recording can be listenedto, emailed or downloaded.
Step 1: Open Vocaroo.com and pressrecord to record your message Otherwise press upload and add your Just click file record and talk
Step 2: Listen to the outcome If you arehappy with the recordingpress Save
Note the various sharing options – aURL, an embed code, email, download,using social media, and even a QR code! A large variety of sharing options
What is Audioboo?Audioboo is a mobile & web platform thateffortlessly allows you to record and share audiofor your friends, family or the rest of the worldto hear. You can use it for reporting, for story-telling, educational use or quick tips.
3. Yakitome http://www.yakitome.comClick here to start
What is Yakitome?This is a free text to speech application whichuses the text to speech (TTS) software. To use,upload documents, and cut and paste text orlink to feeds. Text reader converts text to speechautomatically. Download audio and podcasts.Its fast and easy to use. Get started right away! No software to download or install. Unlike allother TTS websites, YAKiToMe! is 100% free!
Step 1: Create a new free account. To dothis click on Free text to Speech at thetop and join. Then log in. Join here
Step 2: Type or paste your text into the textbox and then press Convert Text To Speech 1 2
Note that you are provided with a URLand an embed code for a blog or wiki
4. Lalo.li: short message centre http://lalo.li/
What is Lalo.li?This is a useful site where you can type (or read)a message and it is read back using a voicesynthesiser. The message doesn’t seem to havea time limit. You can share the link. You can alsochange the pitch and speed etc. Its a great wayof giving instructions or homework, but has amyriad of other uses.
Make your recording and get the URL. Go to the URL and listen! Share the URL 1Type in orpaste your message 2 Click on bit.ly for your new URL which will appear underneath
What is Croak.it?Croak.it is an online recorder where you useyour voice everywhere. Push! Speak! Share!There is a video with instructions on Facebookhttp://bit.ly/NdQvaq Your croak.it can beshared via Facebook, Twitter or a medium ofyour choice.
What is Talktyper?Talktyper is free speech to text dictation software in abrowser. To work Talktyper you click the microphoneand speak. The dictated words appear in the upper box.Dictate about one sentence at a time. When the speechis recognized, it will appear in red. Note that you canalso dictate basic punctuation by saying things like"period", "question mark", "new paragraph", etc. Youthen edit and click the arrow to move the text into themain body of the application.