Longevity: 4 years 1 month
Balabolka 126.96.36.1992 + Portable
Year of release: 2018
The address of the official site: link
Interface language: Russian, English, and others
Treatment: not required
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10-
The program "Balabolka" is designed to read text files aloud.
Any speech synthesizers installed on the computer can be used to reproduce the sounds of the human voice.
The "Play", "Pause" and "Stop" buttons are similar to the buttons of a multimedia player.
Automatic removal of hyphenation of words.
Creating an audio file in WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG and WMA formats.
Reading text from the clipboard, as well as files in the format AZW, AZW3, CHM, DjVu, DOC, DOCX, EML, EPUB, FB2, FB3, HTML, LIT, MOBI, ODS, ODT, PDB, PDF, PRC, RTF, TCR, WPD, XLS, XLSX with the ability to remove all hyphenation characters from the text at the ends of lines, which will avoid stuttering when reading words.
Allows you to change the speed and timbre of speech.
Advanced font settings.
Pronounce the text typed on the keyboard, check spelling, divide a text file into several smaller files, search for homographs.
Managing the reading process from the system tray or using global keyboard shortcuts.
Support for various versions of the Microsoft Speech API (SAPI) voice function package.
It can save text read by a computer voice in LRC format files or in ID3 tags inside MP3 format audio files.
When playing such an audio file in the media player, the text is displayed synchronously (just like the lyrics in music files).
Changes in version:
Added a setting to "Delete text inside parentheses" for formatting text.
Improved compatibility with Safe Exam Browser.
Updated Hungarian, Korean, German, Turkish and Czech language resources.
* The portable version of the program is provided by the developer.
* The portable version of "Balabolka" does not require installation and can be run from a "flash drive".
• At least one speech synthesizer (voice) must be installed on the computer.
Additionally, speech synthesizers (voices) are present in the distribution