SoundGecko is an application that converts text into voice files, so you can listen to them directly on your iPhone and Android. The application has support for web pages, documents, email, RSS feeds and PDF, allowing you to "hear" the text like a podcast. To add content to your tastes you must create an account to use the app, which can be done from the interface of the program itself. However, if you prefer, you can listen to the content pre-selected by the app without having to login. SoundGecko is a program used to convert text documents into sound, allowing you to listen to them directly from your iOS and Android. Like most U.S. programs that deal with voice functions, this results are also better for reading documents that are in English.
An interesting feature of the program is that when you ride an account, and add your documents, you can also choose one of the voices available for reading. Although this is not a vital element in the functioning of the app, can be something that will please those who prefer the sound of a voice in particular. Likewise, another plus is that you can still have access to classified documents as favorites even without logging into the program.
One of the most striking points of the program is in its interface. It closely resembles an app to listen to podcasts, which already makes use very intuitive for those accustomed to using this type of program. However, the screen is very clean and organized, making it easy to use even for beginners. The documents are separated into two tabs: "playlist" and "featured". The first contains the material that you added by creating an account. In the second, you see what has been classified as favorite by the application. In each text, you can see the original source of content and duration.
Through program options you can see the documents directly to the source, mark it as complete, delete a file from the list or share it on your favorite social network (or via email). The application also offers the option to download selected content. If you are looking for an application that is able to read the contents of documents in various formats, SoundGecko worth testing.
If you are the type that accumulates texts to have little time for reading, will certainly enjoy the SoundGecko. With it, you can add documents and transcribe them, to listen when you can. As an added bonus, it features support for multiple formats, virtually eliminating incompatibility. Also, when creating an account on the service, you can choose (and add) the material more interest, directly through your profile page application. Another interesting feature is that you can also select one of the voices adopted for reading (or leave it on shuffle mode, which is the default program).
- Friendly interface.
- Let you add the desired content (by creating account).
- Different voices for reading.
- Works best for the English language.