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Please note: the BrowseAloud service is not currently available on our website. BrowseAloud will reinstate the service soon, but in the meantime you may receive a notification from your anti-virus software about visiting sites which have used BrowseAloud.

You can find more information about this on their website. If you need any help with accessing information on our website, please call us on 0800 023 4567.

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

what is BrowseAloud?

BrowseAloud is a suite of products that provides reading support on websites. BrowseAloud reads website content out loud, highlighting each word as it is spoken in a high quality, human-sounding voice.

Other features include:

  • Dual-Colour Highlighting
  • Talking Translator
  • Text Magnification
  • MP3 Maker
  • Talking Dictionary
  • Screen Masking

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 help?

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

how do I get BrowseAloud?

Click on the BrowseAloud Panel that appears on this page to launch the BrowseAloud Plus toolbar. This toolbar provides instant high quality speech at the touch of a button - no need to download anything. New features include PDF and secure site reading, per site and page pronunciation control and language selection.

To use BrowseAloud's fully-featured version, which includes a dictionary, a translator, an MP3 maker, a text magnifier and reads secure web pages and PDFs, visit the BrowseAloud website to download a small application, free of charge, at

support with using BrowseAloud

A full range of support services are provided for BrowseAloud:



telephone: 0800 328 7910