Version 3 of our ClaroSpeak for iOS app was released towards the end of May 2018 and brought with it lots of great new features and improvements.
One of the biggest changes gives everyone access to all of the iOS system voices, free of charge. This means you can now choose male and female variants for different voice languages, as well as accessing higher-quality versions and the Siri voices.
Another change saw the font and colour options now being accessible from the keyboard:
This change not only lets you change these settings more quickly, but it also lets you see the changes as they are applied, so you can be sure to choose the right settings for you:
One of the best new features in V3 is the addition of the “Read with ClaroSpeak” web extension. This lets you choose a webpage from Safari, or other browsers, and then have that web page read back to you with highlighting. You can access this new extension from the Share menu in your browser app:
You can then tap on some text to set the start point and tap the play button and the text will be spoken back with highlighting so you can follow the text as it is being spoken: