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๐Ÿ”Š๐Ÿ“– Read Aloud
๐Ÿ”Š๐Ÿ“– Read Aloud

Read Aloud is now available for books on Perlego's web and mobile app! Learn how our custom text-to-speech tool works.

Updated over a week ago

๐Ÿ”Š๐Ÿ“– How to use Read Aloud

Before opening the book you've selected, make sure it comes with Read Aloud by looking for the icon pictured below ๐Ÿ”Š+๐Ÿ“–

Still unsure? Check out this article.

1. Skip past the cover to begin using Read Aloud

2. Click on the Read Aloud button to open the Read Aloud panel or use the keyboard shortcut โŒฅ + R

3. โ–ถ๏ธ Press the "Play" button to begin reading!

You should then hear the audio playback. The tool will read aloud the text paragraph-by-paragraph until it reaches the end of the chapter or until you press pause or stop in the panel.

โธ๏ธ Pause

Pause the audio by clicking the "Pause" button and play again to resume.

โน๏ธ Stop

If you want to listen to a different section from the one you're currently listening to, click the "Stop" button.

This will reset the Read Aloud tool and stop the audio playback for the current section. Scroll to the section of the book you would like to be read aloud and click the play button again.

โฎ๏ธ โญ๏ธ Skip

To skip to the next or go back to the previous paragraph, you can click the "Next" or "Previous" buttons.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Select

You can also hover next to the paragraph where you wish to begin reading and select the Read Aloud icon to begin reading from there.

Adjust speed

You can change the speed at which the text is read aloud. Click the speed control button in the Read Aloud panel and adjust the slider to either slow down or speed up the audio playback to your preferred speed.

Skip footnotes and superscripts

We know how disruptive it can be when hyperlinked numbers and footnotes are read aloud and cut off the flow of your reading experience so the option to skip it is selected by default

To turn this setting off, select the gear icon โš™๏ธ within the Read Aloud panel and uncheck the box next to Skip footnotes.

Problem with Read Aloud?

Let us know!

Use the feedback button in any book to report an issue or if you prefer, contact Customer Support via Live Chat or email at [email protected].

Tell us what you think

Cut straight to the chase and let us know your thoughts on Perlego's Read Aloud tool with this feedback form. We'd love to hear from you ๐Ÿ’™

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