[BCAB] Kindle for PC and TTS

Neela neela4 at btinternet.com
Thu Feb 14 15:06:17 GMT 2013


OK David but then will they get the tts voices if they download the 
inaccessable one and how do they turn on the voices when it is on PC.  My 
friend who is sighted has KK and often listens with text to speech turned 
on.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Griffith" <d.griffith at btinternet.com>
To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 2:18 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Kindle for PC and TTS


> The Kindle Application is not self voicing so you will need a screen 
> reader
> to use it.
>
> However the screen reader cannot access the text of the Kindle book and 
> the
> application provides its own TTS for the purposes of book reading.
> So basically use your screen reader to load the book and then press 
> control
> R to get the Kindle app to start reading the book.
>
> There is also nothing to stop a sighted person downloading the application
> and listening to books.
>
> David Griffith
>
> David Griffith
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Neela
> Sent: 14 February 2013 12:29
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: [BCAB] Kindle for PC and TTS
>
> I am wondering can a sighted person download and listen to Kindle for PC 
> if
> they download the accessable Kindle or is it only for screen readers using
> their tts?
>
>
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