Text-to-Speech on Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader - free software that reads pdfs out loud if the text is real

Open the PDF file in Adobe Reader

  1. VIEW – READ OUT LOUD, click Activate.
  2. Then go back to VIEW – READ OUT LOUD, select one of the following:
    • Read this page only (CTRL + SHIFT + V) or
    • Read to End of Document (CTRL + SHIFT + B)
    • TIP: Once you activate read out loud, you can select any paragraph to have it read aloud. Be sure to download the latest version – Adobe Reader DC – to ensure that the feature will work.

    • Pause/Resume reading (CTRL + SHIFT + C)
    • Stop reading (CTRL + SHIFT + E)