How to Convert PDF to Speech

pdf to speechWhen you want to save, archive or send a business document or report, school essay or other work, PDF is the best file format for that. But sometimes when you are too tired to read or simply don’t have the time to sit down behind your computer to review some writing or dive into the latest industry white paper, you wish there was a way to convert text from these PDFs to audio so you can download it to your MP3 player and listen on the go. Thankfully, this wish is far from unrealistic, as a matter of fact, there are tools on the Internet which allow you to turn text into speech. Some are even absolutely free!

 

1) YakiToMe!

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ReadAloud is an online text reader that automatically converts text to speech. It is free and you don’t need to register.  You can upload your PDF documents and the software will convert the text to speech in an mp3 file format. Simply download it and save it to a local computer.

Beside PDF documents, ReadAloud allows its users to turn their Word documents, text files, EPUB, web-pages, RSS feeds, books and more into mp3s. It supports numerous languages, and it has a pronanciation editor that auto correct words that are not pronounced well.  You can customize font style, color, and highlight sentences.

2) FROMTEXTTOSPEECH

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5 Simple Tips on How to Print an Excel Spreadsheet

Many users encounter problems or are simply dissatisfied with the printouts of their Excel spreadsheets. Here are 5 simple tips on how to print an excel spreadsheet for printing and improving the print output of Microsoft Excel 2010 documents:

 

1. Preview spreadsheet before printing

To see how your spreadsheets will actually look when printed, use the Print Preview option. To preview your Excel document, open it first and then click the “File” tab, which is located in the upper left hand corner. On the menu, choose “Print” and you will be shown a preview on the right side of the screen.  This way you will actually see how the hard copy of your spreadsheet will look. In case you don’t like what you see, you can modify the printing settings before printing it out. Using the print preview option reduces the amount of paper you waste!

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Top 10 Keyboard Shortcuts for PDF Converter Elite

pdf converter elite shortcutsKeyboard shortcuts are a handy feature to have in any application. As a matter of fact, many computer users choose to interact with different online and desktop applications using the keyboard. That is why we provided a set of shortcuts you can use for creating, converting and editing PDF documents with PDF Converter Elite.

Keyboard shortcuts can be true time-savers if you are aware of them. All shortcuts available for PDF Converter Elite are prominently displayed in the application itself. You can find them next to each command on the six dropdown menus of the Menu bar.

For your convenience, listed below are keyboard shortcuts for the 10 most used options in PDF Converter Elite 3.

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1. Open file

Use Ctrl + O to bring up the Open dialog in a split second and choose the file that you want to open and convert, be it a PDF document, .tiff, .bmp or .jpeg.

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