Read aloud on your Mac
Use for texts from any app or program
Make it sound right
Modify the pronunciation of words
Import different text formats
Text, Word, HTML, PDF and RTF
With zoom & word highlighting
Personalize your text
Choose different voices
Listen on the go
Convert your texts to audio files
Why choose GhostReader?
GhostReader is an easy to use, fully customizable Text to Speech app that allows you to listen to written text on your Mac. Read selected texts from any other application, import texts in several formats and listen to them on the go. GhostReader’s intuitive design and extensive range of features help you to effortlessly save time, improve your work or enhance your learning experience.
GhostReader Plus offers you the same extensive range of features as GhostReader with the added benefit of tags.
Tags give you ultimate creative freedom to use multiple voices, languages and other speech modifiers. Use GhostReader Plus to create beautiful audiobooks, lively podcasts or proof-read your screenplay with all characters having their own voice. With automatic language detection you can effortlessly listen to multilingual texts and documents.
Who uses GhostReader?
Effortlessly proofread and perfect your work any time, anywhere you want. Bring your characters to life with GhostReader Plus!
Prepare your classes in advance and create entertaining, high-quality podcasts for your students.
Simplify your reading experience and improve your reading comprehension or simply make studying easier. Use GhostReader Plus to conveniently study new languages!
Buy or download trial version
Enjoy listening to your Mac
GhostReader Plus 2.0
Get more power with tags
Buy before December 15 and benefit from introductory pricing
GhostReader and GhostReader Plus require Mac OS 10.9 or up.
Discounts for educational institutions available. Purchasing for a school? Learn more
GhostReader 1.6 users
GhostReader and GhostReader Plus are distributed through the Mac App Store. This has many advantages for users and developers but unfortunately updating from old versions of GhostReader (1.6 and under) is not possible through the Mac App Store. Note that we are discontinuing GhostReader 1.6.
Want to know what is new? See how GhostReader 1.6 compares to GhostReader 2.0.
What users say
GhostReader is very convenient because I can change my text in real time. It even lets me manage the silences!
Nice, clear interface with cool features such as tags that give ALL students the ability to 'get creative' with text.
Enhance GhostReader with natural-sounding voices
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- Listen to the best voices available
- Use the voices system-wide with any Mac application
- Select character and specialty voices for storytelling or scriptwriting