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Narakeet helps you create narrated videos quickly, using text-to-speech to turn Powerpoint presentations and Markdown scripts into engaging videos. It is under active development, so things change frequently. Keep up to date: RSS, Slack, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook

Introducing Rose: New Zealand English Text-To-Speech

– You can now create text-to-speech narration for videos with a New Zealand English voice, called Rose. (read more)

Preview text-to-speech easily

– Narakeet now makes it easy to test and try out text-to-speech voices. Use the audio file from a script project type to try things out. Even if you make videos from PowerPoint presentations, this is the best way to quickly test the narration. (read more)

Style video subtitles and closed captions

– Narakeet now allows you to customise styling for closed captions and subtitles, and engage your audiences better. Subtitles and closed captions are critically important for educational materials, since they make the videos accessible to students with disabilities. They can also be great to reach a wider audience on social networks, with video autoplay often running with muted sound. (read more)

Vietnamese voices for text-to-speech narration

Change language inside a sentence

Text to speech: huge update

Five New Korean Text to Speech voices

Create long videos without waiting

Five New Spanish Text to Speech voices

Improved API

22 New Transitions

Make videos in Filipino language

Better voices for Russian narration

Preview scripted voice over quickly

Create videos with voice over in Danish

Preview presentation voice over quickly

Paid plans now available

Spread a sentence across multiple slides

Video Puppet is now Narakeet

Voice over for videos, now also in Hindi and Indian English

Embedded captions, SRT and VTT subtitles for videos

Make longer videos

New child voice: Timmy

Spell out words and phrases easily

Create video with voice over in Greek

Turkish voice over videos

Make video starts or endings less abrupt

Create video with voice over in Hungarian

Arabic voice over video

Add background music to PowerPoint slides

How to make video for LinkedIn

Manipulating video volume

How to make video for Pinterest

Ukrainian language

Change to loop options

Create video with voice over, now also in Russian

Upload larger presentations and create longer videos

How to speed up or slow down voice over video

Spanish narrator voices

How to add animated GIF to video

Voice over for video, now also in Portuguese

How to create full HD videos directly from PowerPoint

Customise slide visuals

Create videos in Norwegian

Create better Dutch language videos

Better voice controls

Video Puppet now speaks Chinese

Replace automatic narration in videos from slides

Video Puppet now speaks Polish

Use Markdown to create scripts easily

Add subtitles to videos

Build videos directly from GitHub

Spanish language support

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