Software for learning English
On this page you will find a list of computer software that allows an automatic conversion of a text in English language to its phonetic transcription.
Some of the programs listed below convert English text to phonetic transcription according to the standards of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) (sometimes such software is called IPA translator or IPA converter), other programs use their own phonetic transcription system.
See also free online English text converters.
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- PhoTransEdit - English Transcription Editor: PhoTransEdit is a free Windows tool created to make typing English transcriptions easier. It is based on a database that contains more than 150000 words and their corresponding phonemic transcriptions.
- WikSpeak: WikSpeak is a tool that allows non-native English speakers to analyze the correlation between the pronunciation and spelling of English words. This program is a simple and fast graphic interface which can retrieve the phonetic transcription ( IPA ) and the pronunciation of any English word, while avoiding the annoying process of browsing dictionaries.