Balabolka is an amazing computer application that lets you convert your text into speech. You can easily take a text document and then save it into any of the supported formats. It can access all the stored computer voices in your systems. It has a clean and clear interface where all the options are visible to users at appropriate locations on the home screen or are divided into well-maintained menu bars. It is one of the most efficient artificial voice tools and works on the basis of Microsoft Speech API.
For installation of the software first choose the preferred language for the installer. Then the installation wizard will start and you will be asked to choose the location folder for installation. In the setup settings you need to select whether any shortcut icons should be created for the software. Then the installation process of required files will start and after the software is installed successfully, you can complete the process by exiting the installation wizard to give it a try.
Balabolka is compatible with only Microsoft Windows operating system, so in order to use it you must install Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 OS on your PC. You also need to have 14.92 MB free space in your system memory for its proper execution. A compatible sound card must be mounted and speakers or headphones must be present with your system for listening to the voice generated by the software.
Balabolka is a multilingual software product that is available in many languages such as Chinese, English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Serbian, Slovenian, Finnish, German and many more. You can change the spellings of entered words by applying specially designed substitution lists. It displays various configuration options to enable users to customize the software. You can make use of its built-in timer and file management tools for using the software in an organized manner.
There are multiple options that you can find in the interface of Balabolka. You can select the installed voice, rate, pitch and volume for the audio files. The text will be written on the screen and then it will be read out aloud with selected options by clicking the Play button. You can save audio files, split and convert them, read aloud clipboard and audio files, access panel of dictionaries, insert bookmarks, set ID3 tags, format text, find homographs, import text, change fonts and find spelling errors.
The software can take text input from files in the formats of TXT, DOC, DOCX, EPUB, FB2, PDF, HTML and RTF. After the text files are converted to audio formats, you can save them with the extensions of MP3, WMA, WAV and OGG. While saving, you can choose the encoding of files from options of ANSI, Unicode, Unicode big endian and UTF-8.
Balabolka is a free product but use of this software is protected by international copyright law and treaties. You need to avoid misusing it otherwise the unauthorized distribution of software can cause you severe penalties.