Change Audio Options

Audio options let you change the audio playback speed and more. Depending on the type of audio the eBook includes, you will see the following options:

  • If the book has text-to-speech (computer-generated) audio, you can change the speed and whether words are highlighted as they are read. You can even choose a voice. Options include American, English, and Spanish accents.

    Note: The reader does not translate eBooks to Spanish.

  • If the book has Read Along (a recorded narration) audio, you can change the speed and the word highlight color.

To change the audio playback speed:

  1. To show the eBook header, hover over the title at the top of any page.
  2. Click Audio Options icon..
  3. Under SPEEDS, select your desired speed from the list.

To change highlight options and voices (text-to-speech titles only):

  1. Follow steps 1-2 in the "To change the audio playback speed" section.
  2. Under HIGHLIGHT OPTIONS, select one of the following:
    • WORDS to have each word highlighted as it is read aloud.
    • SENTENCES to have each sentence highlighted as it is read aloud.
    • NONE to have the text read aloud without any highlighting.
  3. At the bottom of the pop-up, select a voice option.

    Note: Voices vary based on your operating system. Different options appear, depending on your desktop or mobile device.

  4. Click Play icon. to have the text read aloud. Click Pause icon. to pause.

    Note: If you close an eBook and return to it later, the voice options you previously selected will remain.

To change the highlight color (Read Aloud titles only):

  1. Follow steps 1-2 in the "To change the audio playback speed" section.
  2. Under HIGHLIGHT COLORS, select a color.