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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YAKiToMe! is an online text reader that automatically converts text to speech. It is fully free for all registered users.  Once you 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, YAKiToMe! allows its users to turn their Word documents, text files, emails, web-pages, RSS feeds, books and more into mp3s. It supports numerous languages, including English, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Portuguese, and many more.  You can also choose between male and female voices.

 

2) FROMTEXTTOSPEECH

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Free Online PDF Converter

PDFConverter.com has not only just launched the all-new and enhanced edition of its flagship software solution PDF Converter Elite, but a new, completely free, online PDF converter as well.

Free Online PDF Conversion allows users to convert PDF documents to Word, Excel and PowerPoint, but also create PDFs online, at no cost at all. Moreover, you can convert as many files as you want, whenever you want.

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The most notable features include:

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Convert PDF to Docx Free

The Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 suites are widely accepted as industry standards and used all over the world, especially by business and professional document creators. MS Word 2007 and 2010 have both become the standard for text processing applications. The default file format for Word 2007 and 2010 is docx. So, whenever you want … Read more

Convert Kindle to PDF Free

kindle to pdfAmazon’s Kindle is one of the most popular and widely used ebook readers and is a great tool for avid readers and book lovers.

Amazon makes it possible to not only read books on your Kindle, but to easily email and convert your PDFs, Microsoft Word documents (both .docx and .doc formats), rich text documents (.rtf), image files (.gif, .bmp, .jpg, .png) and even structured HTML to the Kindle format.

Furthermore, the third generation of Kindle devices supports the PDF file format, so you can easily transfer or email all your business and personal documents to read them comfortably on your Kindle instead of your PC, without having to convert anything.  This saves time, reduces eyestrain and enables you to read on the go.

But what if you need to convert documents from your Kindle to PDF? If you are regularly transferring documents to Kindle, it is not at all uncommon to “misplace” original documents on your PC or simply delete them. If your boss is expecting that report you wanted to review on your Kindle before submitting it, you may need it converted back to PDF fast.

Luckily, there are free software programs that let you easily and quickly convert Kindle books to PDF.  Once converted, documents and books can be viewed on computers and other devices or printed out.

Here are two free eBook converter desktop applications that can help you to convert Kindle format .azw to PDF and much, much more.

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5 Business Benefits of PDF

business benefits of pdfBecause of the many benefits that the format offers, PDF has become the publishing standard for most companies and businesses worldwide, particularly in the last decade and half.

Turning your documents into PDFs makes them immediately more portable, smaller, and generally easier to use. The versatility of the PDF is another aspect that makes it so perfect for business documents, among many other features that make it the most usable and suitable format for all types of business presentations.

The PDF format allows you a faster delivery of your documents in a versatile and cost-effective manner, and it provides the person who are sending it to with a document that is easy to view, navigate, store, print and share.

Here are some of the most important and obvious advantages of the PDF format in the business world.

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5 Tips For Making Your PDFs Search Engine Friendly

Optimize PDF files for search enginesMany sites today use PDFs, so it is beneficial to optimize the content of PDF files for search engines as well as regular website content.

Optimizing PDFs for search engines is not much different from optimizing other content on the site.

Here are 5 tips that will help you to optimize your PDF files for the best possible search engine visibility:

1. Include your keywords

It is important to use relevant keywords and phrases in the headlines, sub-headlines and actual content of the PDF just like on any web page you create. If there are pictures in the PDF, then include keywords in the captions that are located underneath the images. One simple, and yet often overlooked trick, is to include keywords in the file name before uploading it.

Of course, it is important not to sacrifice quality and readability for keywords, so do not over do it. Also, most PDF creation software offers document meta data which can be used.

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