Speaking Notepad is handy text editor with powerful text-to-speech capabilities.
Author: Qwerty Studios Homepage: http://www.qwertystudios.com/products/speaking-notepad/ Family: NotepadReplacement Platform: Windows License: Shareware
"Speaking Notepad will read your TXT, RTF, DOC, HTML and PDF documents, readme's, notes, e-mails and clever and interesting thoughts aloud. With its help you'll cope quickly with routine work at home or in the office. Just imagine, how much easier it is to listen to texts instead of reading them! Give a rest to your eyes! The program will read texts with SAPI4 and SAPI5-compliant high quality voices, different speed and pitches, read clipboard content, record texts into WAV, MP3 or WMA files and even read every word or sentence you are typing."