[BCAB] Kindle for PC and TTS

Neela neela4 at btinternet.com
Thu Feb 14 19:23:22 GMT 2013


Ah David that is excellent information.  I know the other commands for when 
I need to use it myself on Pc.


----- 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 7:04 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Kindle for PC and TTS


> The voices are only downloaded with the accessible plugin version.
> You  turn on the reading with control R.
> There are other reading controls which can be found in the help files.
>
>
> David Griffith
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Neela
> Sent: 14 February 2013 15:06
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> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Kindle for PC and TTS
>
> 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
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>> 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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