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Listen to Our Site with BrowseAloud

 
This page explains how you can listen to our website using a programme called BrowseAloud.
Updated: 11/12/2015 10:59 a.m.
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Need help reading our website?

We have added the digital inclusion software, BrowseAloud, to our website - making our content more accessible with reading and translation support.

Try it out - it’s free!

Click on the BrowseAloud image that appears on the bottom right of your screen to launch the support toolbar. Then simply click on any text to hear it read out loud.

How does BrowseAloud help?

BrowseAloud offers a host of reading and translation support - helping you to access and understand our website better.

  • text-to-speech: click on or select any text to hear it read aloud
  • translation: written and spoken translations in multiple languages
  • text magnification: enlarges text and reads it out loud
  • mp3 generation: converts selected text into an MP3 audio file
  • screen mask: blocks distractions on screen with a tinted mask
  • web page simplifer: removes clutter from the screen, displaying only the main text
  • settings: customise options to suit individual needs or preferences

All the features are accessed from an easy-to-use, floating toolbar - allowing you to drag and drop it anywhere on screen.

Need support?

Visit the dedicated support portal from TextHelp - the makers of BrowseAloud.

TextHelp - BrowseAloud Support Portal (Opens in a new window)

Did you find browsealoud useful?

TextHelp are constantly striving to provide the very best digital inclusion software for those who need it the most. They’d love to know what you think of BrowseAloud.

Contact TextHelp

For further information about accessibility on this website, follow the link below.

Resources

Disclaimer/Copyright

Whangarei District Council owns this website and the information, images and photographs in it are subject to copyright. No portion may be copied or republished without prior permission of Whangarei District Council. We have made every reasonable effort to provide accurate and reliable information. The use of any information is at the website visitor’s own risk and discretion.