Dutch software developer AssistiveWare announced the release of GhostReader 1.6, the company's application which allows multilingual (Arabic, Greek, Russian, Italian, Turkish, British and Norwegian) text-to-speech reading of PDF, Microsoft Word and other text documents. The application can also convert any text to audio files, MP3s or bookmarkable audiobooks for for playback on iPhone and iPod.
The new version includes the following fixes and changes:
- New voice languages: Arabic, Greek, Russian.
- New high quality voices for existing languages: Italian male voice, Turkish female voice, British female voice, Norwegian male voice.
- Compatibility with Safari 4.
- New localization: Italian (provided by our partner Active Software).
GhostReader 1.6 retails for $39.95 for a single user license and requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later to install and run.