Many people prefer to listen to articles instead of reading them. There are some of them who may have a weak eye sight vision or probably it gets really boring when you have to read all those long essays and stuff.
Fortunately, there are tons of websites out there which can convert text into voice within a matter of seconds. Here's a list of some of the best you can use right away.
iSpeech is a free web service that allows you to convert your text to voice and gives you an option to preview/download it. You can even put an embedded code on your website so that whenever anybody comes on your website on a specific post, their widget will automatically start reading the post for the visitor.
Voz Me is another text to speech free online utility. Voz Me allows the user to save the text as an mp3 file. All you have to do is enter your text in the content box and click "create mp3". It will create mp3 of the text and give you an option to listen or download it.
SpokenText is a Firefox add on that not only allows you to covert your text to voice but it also gives you an option to record English, French and German PDF, Word, Txt files, Powerpoint files, Rss Feed, emails and websites automatically. Spoken Text is a great service if your always on the go and have have little time to read and catch up with your favorite sites
Like any other web serivce Yakitome also allows you to easily convert text files into downloadable Mp3/Wav files. Using this free web service you can listen to work documents, homework, PowerPoint presentations, emails, RSS feeds, blogs and novels. It can speak multiple languages like English, Spanish, French, German.
If you are tired of reading RSS feed content, then BlogBard is what you need. With BlogBard you can turn any news/feed to a personalized radio. You can even integrate it with your blog using a widget. You can listen to your favorite blogs on your iPod and your iPhone or listen to blogs in your Google Reader, or Bloglines account, by logging in through our website.