If you need to convert some text to audio or you're just looking for a way to preview some content without having to actually spend time reading it, Vovsoft Text to MP3 Converter can do both, offering you choices for the used speech engine, as well as the output audio format. The two main options offer users the choice of increased quality (WAV) or a more compact recording (MP3). "Speech Speed" option allows from 10x slow to 10x fast playing and recording. If you seek a basic application that can help you perform text to audio conversions, without having to resort to complex steps and configuration processes, try out this simple yet quite capable software.
In addition to TXT files, this software also supports loading PDF files and Microsoft Word documents. This MP3 maker software can be used for Word to MP3 conversion by loading DOC and DOCX files on your desktop or laptop computer. You can even use "Batch Conversion" to convert multiple files at once.