Nice, i did not know that nextup had that. ken from nextup is great about working with screen readers. On Wed, 1 Feb 2006 19:27:45 -0800 "H.G.R" <HueGRection@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: H> Another option is IM Speak from NextUp.com. H> H> IM Speak H> H> Assign voices to your friends and listen when they IM you H> H> $24.00 H> H> IM Speak H> H> Instead of just seeing text, you'll be hearing your friends talk to you in a H> voice you assign to them. You can also adjust the speed or pitch of incoming H> messages for each buddy. IM Speak! can also speak any text from your H> clipboard, import new voices for buddies, and work with translation H> dictionaries to H> translate incoming text into different languages and accents. IM Speak! is H> compatible with MSN and AOL IM. H> H> You can download a trial at: H> H> http://dl.downloadhosting.com/download/nextup/imspeak38_down.exe H> H> ----- Original Message ----- H> From: "Chris G" <chrisg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> H> To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> H> Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 1:56 PM H> Subject: [bct] messenger tool H> H> H> > Hi, H> > If you are looking for a program that can read instant messenger H> > messages aloud, there's a program called H> > "smart butler" H> > from www.smart-butler.com H> > it can also notify you of new email. H> > H> > -- H> > Chris G <chrisg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> H> > A stitch in time saves nine. -English Proverb. H> > H> > H> > H> > H> > -- H> > No virus found in this incoming message. H> > Checked by AVG Free Edition. H> > Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 267.15.0/248 - Release Date: 2/1/2006 H> > H> > H> H> H> H> -- H> No virus found in this outgoing message. H> Checked by AVG Free Edition. H> Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 267.15.0/248 - Release Date: 2/1/2006 H> H> -- Chris G <chrisg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> The early bird gets the worm! -English Proverb.