Phonetics and phonology glossary expanded

We expanded our glossary of terms related to phonetics, phonology and phonetic transcription. Here are some of the terms we added: allophone homograph broad transcription narrow transcription Quite often we receive emails asking us whether our IPA phonetic generators support “broad” or “narrow” transcription. Our English phonetic translator supports both – broad and narrow, most… Continue reading Phonetics and phonology glossary expanded

An option to keep punctuation in phonetic transcription

Up until now the punctuation marks were preserved when you converted a text to phonetic transcription. Yesterday we added a new option which allows you to either keep punctuation marks in phonetic transcription or remove them. If you choose an option to display the phonetic transcription under each paragraph of text or to display only… Continue reading An option to keep punctuation in phonetic transcription

More text-to-speech voices

We added several more voices on our website: 4 American English 1 British English 1 European Spanish The total number of high-quality text-to-speech voices on EasyPronunciation has reached 101. Enjoy!

More updates on EasyPronunciation.com

We released several updates recently: Now you can set the background color of the website. Go to “My account” → “Customize my experience”. We added more options for speech rate in computer-generated audio. The following speech rates are available now: 0.5x, 0.6x, 0.7x, 0.75x, 0.8x, 0.9x, 1x, 1.1x, 1.2x, 1.3x, 1.5x. We fixed the incorrect… Continue reading More updates on EasyPronunciation.com

The site loads faster

We made some updates in the overall site performance. That includes faster loading speed, especially for mobile devices and improved accessibility. The forms validation is also improved – they are more intuitive now.

Copy-paste the transcription into clipboard with one click

We made our phonetic converter even more copy-paste friendly. Now after you convert your text, you will see a button with “copy” icon under your transcription. If you click it, the transcription will be copied into the clipboard. See our FAQ for more detailed instruction. This option is not available if you choose to display… Continue reading Copy-paste the transcription into clipboard with one click

Website database optimized

During the last few days we’ve been working hard on optimizing the structure of our database. It contains more than 150 tables with some of them with more than 1,000,000 records. Now the loading time should be faster, especially during the peak hours. We hope everyone got good holidays. 🙂