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Microsoft Edge can now read aloud websites with human-like voices

Submitted by TNW News on August 14, 2019 - 7:12pm


Microsoft’s Edge browser has a neat feature you might not have been aware of: it can read websites out loud for you. Handy as either an accessibility feature or if you’re busy doing something else, the read aloud function is one of my favorite little features in Microsoft’s browser. Now Microsoft is making it significantly better, adding cloud-powered voices that sound less like a 50’s-era robot and more like a modern voice assistant. The feature is available in the latest developer and canary builds of Edge – that is to say, the new Chromium-powered version. When you select some text,…

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