Trafford Housing Trust

BrowseAloud Plus on this website

You can listen to this website with BrowseAloud Plus

Whether you are using a Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac, BrowseAloud Plus will provide the speech and reading support tools you require for free.

What is BrowseAloud Plus?

BrowseAloud Plus reads website content out loud using the most natural and engaging voice to transform your online reading experience.

New features include: Translator, Simplifier, Screen Masking for Touch Screens and the ability to personalise the settings to suit individual needs and preferences.

Other features include:

  • Dual-Colour Highlighting
  • MP3 Maker
  • Secure Site Reading
  • Text Magnification
  • Screen Masking
  • PDF Reading Translator
  • Pronunciation Modifier
  • International Languages

More than 7,000 websites use BrowseAloud, so once you have it on your device you can listen to all of these websites too. 

Who does BrowseAloud Plus help?

BrowseAloud Plus helps website visitors who require online reading support and those who simply prefer to listen to information instead of reading it. Those with print disabilities, such as dyslexia or mild visual impairments, and those with English as a second language find BrowseAloud Plus particularly useful.

How do I get BrowseAloud Plus?

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Click on the BrowseAloud button that appears on the top left side of this website to launch the BrowseAloud Plus toolbar then simply click any text to hear it read aloud.

The toolbar buttons (from left to right)

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Please note: Not all features are available at all times within browsealoud

From the left..

Hand icon - Hover to speak mode (automatically selected)

Right arrow - Speak the current selection ( highlight the text then click this button)

World icon - Translate page ( choose your language from the drop down box on this button)

Mp3 icon - MP3 maker ( this button will record the text inc translated text into an MP3 for you to listen to later)

Eye mask icon - Screen mask ( Masks text area top and botton to make it easier to read) 

Magnifying glass - Text magnifier (allows you to increase the size of the text))

Text arrow icon - Simplifier (Removes all the side panels and images to simplify the page content)

Cog icon - Customise options to suit individual needs or preferences

Question mark - show a simple help page that explains what the browsealoud toolbar does

Fourway arrow - allows you to reposition the toolbar anywhere on the page

 

Note: browsealoud will translate pdf documents as well as the website text and will also read the translated text in that language.

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Registered in England and Wales Reg No 04831118. Reg Office: Trafford Housing Trust, Sale Point, 126 - 150 Washway Road, Sale, M33 6AG.
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