Alternative products to Play (for Medium)

Play (for Medium)

Listen to Medium articles with a Chrome Extension

22 alternative and related products to Play (for Medium)

Readory

The platform for online written content 📝

Readory is striving to be the web's platform for written content.

We are a platform curated by readers and content creators alike to make sure quality written content (blog posts, ebooks, Ask.PH, IH Interviews, tutorials, forum discussions and more) are not underexposed or hidden behind major content platforms, and SEO giants.

VYTEO
Let's face it. Sometimes there's nothing interesting on the web. We click through a tired routine of sites looking for something for our minds to consume. Some people get immersed in the news, others follow their favorite internet icons, or maybe they just kick back watching documentaries on YouTube.
8 Alternatives to Readory

DuoBook

Switch between reading and listening to the same story

Duobook is an eReader and audiobook player that lets you switch between reading and listening without losing your place in the story.

Nick Abouzeid- Words at Product Hunt 🤞
DuoBook works wonderfully - you can switch back and forth between reading & listening, which makes it perfect for someone who has a hard time dedicating time to just listening to a book 😅
4 Alternatives to DuoBook

Medium TOC

Easily create a 'Table Of Contents' for your Medium article.

Medium TOC is an easy way to add a table of contents to your medium article. Just enter a link to the article and hit go, and your contents will be generated. Then, just copy and paste the table of contents into your Article.

Medium
Many of you have probably seen this post about how to link to parts of your Medium article. You may have also seen this chrome extension, which makes the process simpler. Well, you can do one better. This is how to create a table of contents for your medium article, automatically.
11 Alternatives to Medium TOC

Speechify

An AI that reads to you. Stay focused, read faster.

The Speechify Chrome extension let’s you read faster and comprehend more.

Highlight the text you want to read, then click the Speechify icon to listen. Learn more here https://medium.com/@cliffweitzman/2x-your-reading-speed-with-an-app-that-reads-to-you-62fe6b9cbaaa

Medium
The App Download Speechify, highlight some text on your browser, hit play, and Speechify will read it out to you. Pretty cool huh? The Background Story My name is Cliff and I love to learn.
5 Alternatives to Speechify

Amazon Polly for WordPress

Convert any text content on a WordPress site into audio 🎧

Amazon Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech. With dozens of voices across a variety of languages, you can select the ideal voice and build engaging speech-enabled applications that work in many different countries. This plugin shows how WordPress creators can easily add Text-to-Speech capabilities to written content.

Amazon Web Services
I first told you about in late 2016 in my post Amazon Polly - Text to Speech in 47 Voices and 24 Languages. After that launch, we added support for Korean, five new voices, and made Polly available in all Regions in the aws partition.
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Tattle

Listen to your news stories, narrated by humans

Kate- Community @Tierion
Instead of reading the news, enjoy it being read to you! Plus, it's read to you in a friendly human voice (instead of a robot voice, because as much as I like Alexa and Siri, they don't have the same finesse).
8 Alternatives to Tattle

PaperOak

For those who love to read

Do you like Reading? If you do then this app is for you.

PaperOak lets you browse and read articles from all around the world. We offer you articles from a growing number of well-established sources and interesting categories.

No matter what your likes and dislikes are, you will always find interesting articles to read on PaperOak

Justin George- PaperOak
Helpful to read interesting stories from a wide range of online publications. Also covers a number of topics such as sports, humor, productivity, technology etc. Also has night mode reading :)
3 Alternatives to PaperOak

What's the best app for listening to podcasts?

Ben LangSpoke
Overcast 3.0 - A powerful yet simple podcast player
"Overcast is the best podcast player on iOS with must-have features like offline play, a sleep timer, and playback speed adjustments. That … See more
Pocket Casts - Powerful podcast manager for iOS & Android. New v.5 release.
"It has an extensive library, great interface and did I mention, great interface? They had me at Dark theme. I've tried quite a few podcast … See more
Breaker - The social podcast app 🎧
"Cant' recommend Breaker enough. The social aspect was really important for me because the best recommendations for podcasts have always co… See more

What's the best tool for listening to articles?

Niv DrorWords @ProductHunt & @AngelList
Play (for Medium) - Listen to Medium articles with a Chrome Extension
"I use Play.ht for providing audio for my Medium readers. They are robotic voices, but it gets the job done and it's very easy to get starte… See more
Medium Audio Stories - Listen to your favorite Medium stories
"The product looks super well done, and seems like the first real value feature in the Medium Members upgrade. Wondering what @rrhoover thin… See more
Pocket Listen - Reading is hard. Listen to articles instead.
"I use Pocket A LOT so I tend to get a lot of backed up content to get through. Sometimes its easier to use Pocket listen. Although the voic… See more
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