When comparing Speech Central vs Playpost, the Slant community recommends Speech Central for most people. In the question“What is the best text to speech software for Mac and iOS?” Speech Central is ranked 6th while Playpost is ranked 10th.
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Pro File replication/syncing available via iCloud
Pro Available on Mac, Windows, iOS and Android
It's cross platform, but syncing only partially works for Apple ecosystem using iCloud.
Pro Good value for the money / Cheap
For $10 this app offers a lot.
Pro Multiple languages supported
Often I see these apps support only English. But Playpost supports about 28 different languages, including, but not limited to, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Dutch, German, Italian etc.. Very good!
Pro Highest quality voices
The app uses the highest quality text to speech voices available. You can even pick one you like out of 240 different voices in 28 languages.
Pro Very easy to use
The apps for iOS and Android are one of the easiets to use apps to transform any public article on the web into audio
Con No voices included on Android version
The app is unusable on Android unless you have voices installed under text to speech output settings.
Con No playback position syncing, even via iCloud
Even though the files replicate across Mac OS and iOS devices, the playback position does not replicate.across iCloud. Each device remembers it's own playback position, but it doesn't get synced to other devices.
Con Doesn't support images
If you have media you want to read where images or illustrations are important, this is not going to cut it.