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Listen, Read or Translate with Recite Me

Orkney Islands Council uses Recite Me to assist site visitors who may need reading support.

Listen to this website with Recite Me

Whether you are using a Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac, Recite Me will provide the speech and reading support tools you require for free.

What is Recite Me

Recite Me reads website content out loud using the most natural and engaging voice to transform your online reading experience.

Recite Me assistive software toolbar.

Features include translation, simplifier, screen masking and the ability to personalise the settings to suit individual needs and preferences.

Other features include:

  • Text-to-speech with highlighters to enhance reading comprehension.
  • Translate web pages into over 100 languages, many with speech.
  • On-screen text magnifier to assist users with visual impairments.
  • Audio generator converts text to audio files for offline listening.
  • Screen mask blocks on-screen clutter, letting readers focus on text being read.
  • Web page simplifier removes distracting content for easier reading.
  • Custom settings that are built in to suit individual user needs and preferences.

Who does Recite Me help?

Recite Me helps website visitors who require online reading support and those who simply prefer to listen to information instead of reading it. Those with print disabilities, such as dyslexia or mild visual impairments, and those with English as a second language find Recite Me particularly useful.

Recite Me guidance

Full details of the service provided by Recite Me can be found on the Recite Me website available from the 'Related Sites' section of this page.

Available languages

Recite Me can translate web pages and content into over 100 different languages (many with supported voice).

How do I use Recite Me?

Recite Me can be accessed from any page within this website. At the top of every page there is a set of five links. These links in order from left to right are Audiocast, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Recite Me. Touching or clicking on the Recite Me icon will activate Recite Me and enable site visitors to utilise the various functions as detailed previously.

Image of Recite Me activation button. Recite Me logo.