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Listen to the Hull City Council website with BrowseAloud

Visitors to the Hull City Council website may listen to the content by using BrowseAloud. BrowseAloud is a free tool which is used to speech enable a website. It may assist the following -

  • people with low literacy and reading skills
  • people for whom English is not their first language
  • people with dyslexia
  • people with a mild visual impairment

To read more about BrowseAloud visit the website at

To install the software, please follow this link BrowseAloud downloads and choose between BrowseAloud (PC) and BrowseAloud Plus versions.

BrowseAloud (PC) requires a download onto your own machine/device, whereas BrowseAloud Plus is hosted on the cloud and requires no download.

BrowseAloud Plus

BrowseAloud Plus is free and you don't need to download anything - simply select the green button on the image below. BrowseAloud Plus works on PC, Mac and mobile devices (including smartphones and tablets).

BrowseAloud Plus delivers high quality speech to help those with dyslexia, literacy difficulties, mild visual impairments and where English is a second language when browsing the web. Its features and options are accessed from an easy to use, floating toolbar. They include -

  • play by 'Hover highlighting'
  • play by 'Text selection'
  • pause
  • stop
  • power on/off

Recommended browsers and platforms for BrowseAloud Plus

  • Internet Explorer 9 or 8
  • Firefox 4 or above
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Safari on iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)
  • Android

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