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What is Intelligent Speaker?

Intelligent Speaker is text-to-speech browser extension which transforms any written text into speech and reads it aloud. It works with web pages, local files and documents. Intelligent Speaker supports Google Docs. You can listen to books, articles, news and any written content. Our product runs on the best text-to-speech engine technology which guarantees human-like voice, smart text recognition and natural sounding.

How does it work?

Intelligent Speaker is browser extension which means it is integrated to our browser. When you install Intelligent Speaker, you’ll see the icon in the upper right corner of your browsers panel. All you need to do is to click on the icon and open the links on webpages you’d like to listen to. Click on “Plus” button in Intelligent Speaker player or right click your mouse to add the link to the feed. After the link appears in the feed, you can listen to the text. You can use different speeds you’re comfortable with and divide your text into chunks.

Every time click on Intelligent Speaker icon, you’ll see your list of listened content. You can listen to it anytime with no additional minutes taken.

Can I add a segment of text instead of the entire article or post?

Yes, all you need to do is to highlight the text segment you want to listen to and add it to the feed by clicking on “Plus” button or mouse right click drop down menu “Add to the feed” button. After a moment you’ll be able to hear the fragment you’ve added to Intelligent Speaker feed.

Can I use Intelligent Speaker on smartphones and tablets?

Yes, you can generate your personal podcast link from the Intelligent Speaker extension menu and add this link to any podcast app or rss reader installed on your smartphone, tablet or any device. If you have Apple products, you can use native app called “Podcasts”. If you use Android devices, you can use any app you prefer, for example Castbox.

Can I listen to articles in different languages?

Yes, Intelligent Speaker speaks in 18 languages. This browser extension automatically detects text on the page and reads in the language of the content. To change the language of Intelligent Speaker interface, click on Intelligent Speaker icon, in the left corner of the player you’ll see menu, click on it and choose the language you’d like.

How to generate podcast from my Intelligent Speaker list?

To create your own podcast with all the articles and texts you’ve added to your feed, you will need to go to the menu and click to “Email podcast link”. In a moment you’ll get your personal podcast link with the instructions on your email. You can open your email app on phone or tablet, copy the link and insert it to any podcast/rss reader.

Can I listen to my texts offline?

Yes, you can have offline access to all your added texts from podcast/rss app on your smartphone/tablet.

Is Intelligent Speaker free?

Yes, every Intelligent Speaker user gets 1 hour of listening for free every month. If you’d like to get more listening time, check out our plans at pricing page

What is Intelligent Speaker pricing?

We have two types of subscription, free BASIC and paid PREMIUM. The price of the PREMIUM plan is $6,99/month which means that your subscription will be renewed every month for $6,99.

What is the difference between Intelligent Speaker plans?

BASIC plan users get 1 hour of free listening and 15 feed items limit. Our PREMIUM plan users get 24 hours of listening monthly and an unlimited number of items included to the feed, which means they can add and listen again as many articles, blog posts and web pages as they want.

What happens to the minutes of listening I did not use?

Every user is given 1 or 24 hours of listening monthly. When one month of subscription ends, all unused minutes disappear and every user gets new 1 hour (BASIC) or 24 hours(PREMIUM) of listening until the next month.

What happens after I subscribe to PREMIUM?

After you submit a payment, you’ll receive a confirmation email about your plan change as well as a receipt with the payment summary. Your plan will be upgraded immediately. You will also see changes on your account page and inside the extension.

If you face some problems with your subscription, please contact support@intelligent-speaker.com and we will help you to solve any issue.

What is account page?

Account page is your personal Intelligent Speaker user page where BASIC plan users will see their personal information, time left and date of joining. PREMIUM users will be able to see their personal information, time progress, payment information. They will also see their transaction history and will be able to download the receipts.

How can I access my account?

There are two ways of logging in to your account page:

How can I cancel my subscription?

You can cancel your subscription on PREMIUM any time from your account page. To access your account page, please visit your account page or click “Account” in the extension menu. On your account page, you’ll see a button “Cancel subscription”. Click on it and your subscription will be canceled automatically.

What happens when I cancel my PREMIUM subscription?

You will get a notification about subscription cancellation. Your account will be switched to free BASIC plan and you will get 1 hour of listening monthly. If you face problems with your subscription, please contact support@intelligent-speaker.com and we will help you to solve any issue.