Records and replays voice messages. Also converts speech into written text. Stores voice messages in a compressed format such that 4 minutes of speech takes up around 500KB, according to the manufacturer. Also available as a gadget.
Dictionary, thesaurus and translation software for more than 60 languages, including German. Translates texts and marked words via a hotkey and gives information about how to pronounce words. The dictionaries are freely available and can be added individually to the software.
Full text translator between German and English, French, Russian and Spanish texts. Processes TXT, RTF and Office files as well as web sites and PDFs. Also available as extended Professional and Expert versions, as well as a mobile version for Pocket PCs.
This tool outputs texts in DOC, HTML, RTF and TXT formats as speech; it can either read out texts in a human voice or store them on the computer as MP3 or WAV files; after registration, you can access two AT&T Natural Voices.
Single-user solution for online dictation. Includes a phonetic assistant, microphone and foot pedal control, vocabulary maintenance, speaker profile management, word lists and macros. Compatible with various versions of speech-recognition software Dragon Naturally Speaking, which is available for purchase. The dns.comfort.net or dns.comfort.pro versions are also available as network solutions.
Checks grammar, sentence structure and spelling in English texts in all applications; includes extended functions like a thesaurus, a translator, and also a range of 600 different templates; among other things also finds repeat words and missing words.
Translates words over which the mouse pointer passes between 12 languages, including English, French, German and Spanish. "Click" variant available with which you need to click on the word you want to translate.
Text-to-speech software. Reads text from web pages, CHM, PDF, Word or text files and stores the voice output in an MP3 file. An optional dictionary allows automatic translation and playback of texts. Requires installation of TTS voices.
Two-language dictionary that enables you to translate words and idioms in either direction. It contains around 170,000 translations (more than 800,000 in the registered version), including specialised terminology for mathematics, physics and other specialist areas. Fast and secure download from The H
Comprehensive open-source dictionary with numerous functions, such as for directly translating a text you’ve just marked with the mouse. As the dictionaries are UTF-8 coded, you can easily add more languages. Versions 3.0 and above also have a function for translating entire texts.