Seeing words and hearing them pronounced in Mandarin Chinese is a powerful learning aid. Choose AutoPronounce to hear the words read aloud automatically or manual Pronounce to hear them on-demand.
Highlight Chinese text and hear the words read to you in your choice of Mandarin Chinese voices. Point with your mouse to select the word(s) pronounced again.
Focus on selected words and manually choose when the word(s) and phrases will be read aloud in your choice of Mandarin voices. Right-click and choose Pronounce to hear the word pronounced on-demand.
MDBG uses a text-speech engine with Chinese voices. The Microsoft Simplified Chinese voice is included with every edition of Chinese Reader. Selected editions of Microsoft Windows 7 and Vista (Ultimate Editions and Chinese editions) include Microsoft Lili voice. Like other SAPI-based voices, no web connection is required.
Chinese Reader 6 Standard edition also supports
edition includes HuiHui, HanHan
and Microsoft Simplified Chinese voice support.
Internet connection is required for these voices and
performance will be slightly slower than the SAPI voices
MDBG Premium Voices provide high quality voices locally--no web connection is required.
By default, AutoPronounce is enabled; un-check to disable. Choose voices from the drop-down menu. Adjust the rate slider left to slow down the apparent pronunciation rate.