[access-uk] Re: daisy software players & mp3 files

Further to Yusuf's post, a webpage containing lots of useful info on software 
and hardware DAISY players is at:

http://www.daisy.org/tools/playback.asp#Wave

HTH.
Ray

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "yusuf" 

|I think that the Plextalk recording software can speed up the playback of 
| MP3 files. Its a self voicing application which takes a bit of getting used 
| to.
| Yusuf
| ----- Original Message ----- 
| From: "Stephen Green" 

| 
| > now that Calibre are starting to send out talking books in MP3 format, I
| > wonder if anyone can direct me towards a software player that will speed 
| > up
| > the speech to about twice the rate.
| >
| > I have ez reader from dolphin, but it will only work with daisy books, not
| > MP3's.
| >
| > so is there a software player out there which will play MP3 files at twice
| > normal speed?
| >
| > however, before you all reply saying that you can get a plugin for winamp
| > which will do this, I ought to tell you that I use winamp constantly, and 
| > in
| > order to stop it interfering with the music, I've set jaws verbosity to
| > almost zero, and it's really a job adjusting the verbosity levels back ,
| > just so I can listen to the odd talking book.
| >
| > I'm sure that veteran jaws users will be appalled at this, but rather than
| > upset my settings, I would rather first look for an alternative solution.
| >
| > most daisy software players have the facility to speed up the speech, but 
| > as
| > far as I know, none will read straight MP3 files.
| >
| > any ideas anyone?
| >
| > steve Green
| >


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