Alternative products to Polly Podcast

13 alternative and related products to Polly Podcast

Polly Podcast
Listen to blog posts at work

Polly Podcast allows you to easily listen to blog posts from the web. Simply paste a link to an article and listen to a narrated version.

13 Alternatives to Polly Podcast

Record bite-sized podcasts that anyone can join ⚓

Anchor is an app to broadcast your voice and talk with other people

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Kunal Bhatia
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
You'll be able to do a lot of great things with Anchor, but the monetization piece would be separate. After you build an audience, you could convince people to sponsor segments or 24-hour stories.
Tejas Kinger
Tejas Kinger- SaaS Product Marketing @ Freshworks Inc
Try Anchor. IMO it works really well for podcasts.
Noah Mittman
Noah Mittman- sputnik7.com/RESFEST alumnus
Everything about this product from UI and visual design, to onboarding, to features and creation tools, ad infinitum is spot on and glorious. But, turns out, actually making compelling audio is HARD. Plus, those already making compelling audio are podcasting it on the open web. So, this became an "after I catch up with my usual podcasts" app, and let's face … See more
34 Alternatives to Anchor

Listen to Medium Stories with a Chrome Extension

Play.ht (for Medium) is a Free Chrome Extension to Listen to any article on Medium as an Audio Narration.

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Kunal Bhatia
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
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 started. You can even embed the player inside your own articles.
Niv Dror
Niv Dror- VC at Shrug Capital
This seems like a very popular Chrome extension for listening to articles. Did well in the Product Hunt launch 😊
keyul
keyul- Maker of Quick Code & Bot Stash
I was going to recommend this when I saw the question. But you already did. This is definitely the best extension to listen to Medium articles.
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Play
Play is an app that adds Audio Narrations to your Articles using automated voices and automatically adds an Embedded Audio Player in those articles for your readers to Listen and Subscribe! Is your blog on Medium? Check out How to Add Audio to Your Blog on Medium!
Play
Unlike reading that demand a reader's complete attention and focus, audio narrations come with the advantage of multitasking, allowing you to better engage for longer periods with your audience as the content is delivered in a way that's easy to consume.
30 Alternatives to Play (for Medium)

Make audio Stories, with voice, music, clips, and call-ins

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Kunal Bhatia
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
You'll be able to do a lot of great things with Anchor, but the monetization piece would be separate. After you build an audience, you could convince people to sponsor segments or 24-hour stories.
Tejas Kinger
Tejas Kinger- SaaS Product Marketing @ Freshworks Inc
Try Anchor. IMO it works really well for podcasts.
Noah Mittman
Noah Mittman- sputnik7.com/RESFEST alumnus
Everything about this product from UI and visual design, to onboarding, to features and creation tools, ad infinitum is spot on and glorious. But, turns out, actually making compelling audio is HARD. Plus, those already making compelling audio are podcasting it on the open web. So, this became an "after I catch up with my usual podcasts" app, and let's face … See more
16 Alternatives to Anchor 2.0

Your favorite music and new discoveries, offline and ad-free

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John Ababseh
John Ababseh- Epiphany Enthusiast
Search royalty free audio loops on SoundCloud and you'll get a bunch of tracks on that channel royalty free!
John Ababseh
John Ababseh- Epiphany Enthusiast
I use SoundCloud to discover new music and niche artists, use Spotify more for full albums or established musicians.
Kévin
Kévin- Looking for meaningful things .
To put some chill music while I'am discovering new places ;)
14 Alternatives to SoundCloud Go

Over 250,000 royalty free music & sound effects for videos

Audio Hero is dedicated to providing high-quality audio that will fit anyone's budget. We have more than 250,000 professional tracks of royalty free music, sound effects and production elements. Subscribe by the month for as little as $9.99 for 50 downloads to use in any production. Audio Hero is here to save your productions.

8 Alternatives to Audio Hero

Record and listen to conversations, rants, and audio shows

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mom of amazing kids
mom of amazing kids
So user friendly and just FUN.
Shaan Puri
Shaan Puri- ceo, Monkey Inferno
Love this app. It's simple, easy to use, creative, fun... I respect it but I never use it.
Ryan Hoover
Ryan Hoover- Founder, Product Hunt
Bumpers is designed as a tool and social network for creating and sharing audio shows, similar to Anchor, but it might be perfect for your use case. You can visualize and highlight specific moments in the recording, to create a "table of contents"/bookmark you can jump to.
22 Alternatives to Bumpers

Full HD audio podcasts from your phone or web browser

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Shashwat Pradhan
Shashwat Pradhan- CEO/Founder @emberify
ZCast 3.0 launched today! It's the simplest way to host, publish & market a podcast from the web or your iPhone. Definitely should check it out as they have some seriously good audio streaming tech behind it.
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Cult of Mac
ZCast, the app that makes podcasting from an iOS device easy, just got a big new update that makes it an even greater platform.
Phoenix Business Journal
Raz Yalov looks for opportunities to drive so he can listen to his favorite podcasts in the car. Raz Yalov looks for opportunities to drive so he can listen to his favorite podcasts in the car. His challenge, he says, is Phoenix doesn't have enough traffic to allow him to satisfy his podcast itch.
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12 Alternatives to 🎧 ZCast 3.0 - HD Audio

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.

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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.
12 Alternatives to Amazon Polly for WordPress
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