Exporting PDF as MP3?
dotancohen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 23:48:43 UTC 2008
On 23/03/2008, D. Michael McIntyre <michael.mcintyre at rosegardenmusic.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 22 March 2008, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > In KPDF one can have the text spoken out loud. Is it possible to make
> > an MP3 recording of that? I'm thinking along the lines of a command to
> > run in Konsole that would take a PDF file as an argument and output a
> > MP3, but I don't know where to start.
> You sure come up with unusual questions, Dotan. PDF to MP3. I'm shaking my
> head in bemused disbelief.
I do an hour's walking each day to/from the university. There is only
so much Pantera and Sepultura one can take!
> I don't see how to turn on this text to speech gadget in KPDF, so I'm not sure
> where to start playing. I'd be shocked if there were an existing solution
> out there already, but it's probably possible to string some things together.
> Stay tuned. I have PDF to text to speech automated, and I'm working on a
> hands off recorder. This could actually work.
Not a bad idea, for those times when one has his ears free, but cannot
hold a book.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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