DeskBot is a freeware, multi-featured Clipboard Reader, Text Reader, Time Announcer, Desktop
Application for Microsoft Windows featuring Microsoft Agent Animated, Talking Characters. For use with Microsoft Windows 98/2000/XP/Vista.
2007-09-29 - DeskBot 2.6 Released [Download
Accessible: Ability to select any text in any application
and press Ctrl+C to have it read. Right-Click Character or on the DeskBot
icon in the System Tray for a popup menu of available commands and options.
Read Clipboard: Read the contents of the Windows
Clipboard when changed, by pressing Ctrl+C from any application, or when character
Announce Time: Announce the current Time at
Read Text: Text Files, Word Documents, Excel
Startup Greetings: For a personal touch.
Customizable: Select your favorite Character,
TTS (Text-to-Speech) Engine, Language, Voice, Pitch, Speed, Balloon Font, Balloon
Style and more.
Startup Options: Start with Windows, Hide in
Internet Explorer Menu Add-In: DeskBot adds
a 'Read with DeskBot' item to the Internet Explorer popup menu (when you right-click
on a web page). The character, voice, language, balloon, and other advanced
options can be customized.
Microsoft Windows 98/2000/XP
FULL SETUP (6 MB)
DeskBot Full Setup includes all required components:
DeskBot, Microsoft Agent 2.0, Lernout & Hauspie Text-to-Speech Engine (English),
and Microsoft's Genie character.
MINI SETUP (1 MB)
DeskBot Minimum Setup is provided if you are already using
other Microsoft Agent applications.
Additional Characters and Voices
Additional Microsoft Agent Characters
Additional Voices/Languages/Text-to-Speech Engines
Please join the DeskBot Mailing List to be notified of updates.
Uninstall "DeskBot" from the Control Panel's Add/Remove Programs listing.
For comments, questions, and suggestions please visit the DeskBot support forum/message board or send me an email.