Free Text-To-Speech and Text-to-MP3 for Arabic

Easily convert your Arabic text into professional speech for free. Perfect for e-learning, presentations, YouTube videos and increasing the accessibility of your website. Our voices pronounce your texts in their own language using a specific accent. Plus, these texts can be downloaded as MP3. In some languages, multiple speakers are available.

Input limit: 3,000 characters / Don't forget to turn on your speakers :-)

Hint: If you finish a sentence, leave a space after the dot before the next one starts for better pronunciation.

Here are some features to use while generating speech:

Add a break

Mary had a little lamb <break time="1s"/> Whose fleece was white as snow.

Emphasizing words

I already told you I <emphasis level="strong">really like </emphasis> that person.


For dramatic purposes, you might wish to <prosody rate="slow">slow down the speaking rate of your text.</prosody>
Or if you are in a hurry <prosody rate="fast">your may want to speed it up a bit.</prosody>


Do you like sythesized speech <prosody pitch="high">with a pitch that is higher than normal?</prosody>
Or do you prefer your speech <prosody pitch="-20%">with a somewhat lower pitch?</prosody>


<amazon:effect name="whispered">If you make any noise, </amazon:effect> she said, <amazon:effect name="whispered">they will hear us.</amazon:effect>


It is possible to switch between speakers within the text. Just use the following format:
[speaker:Brian] Hello Emma
[speaker:Emma] Hey Brian
[speaker:Brian] How are you doing?
[speaker:Emma] I am fine. May i invite you to a cup of tea?

Please note: Remove any diacritical signs from the speakers names when using this, Léa = Lea, Penélope = Penelope

Need more effects or customization? Please refer to the Amazon SSML Tags for Amazon Polly

Facts about the Arabic language:

Arabic is a Central Semitic language with millions of speakers across the Middle East, North Africa, and communities around the world. Learning Arabic can be particularly challenging for speakers of Indo-European languages like English, due to its unique script, phonology, and grammar. However, with consistent effort, people can and do master it to various degrees of fluency.

One of the most daunting aspects of Arabic for new learners is its script, which is written from right to left. The Arabic writing system is an abjad, where mainly consonants are represented, and readers must infer most vowels. This can make reading and writing in Arabic especially tough for beginners. Additionally, Arabic includes sounds that are uncommon in English, such as the 'ayn (ع) and the emphatic consonants like ṣād (ص), which require practice to pronounce correctly.

Arabic grammar is also a complex area for learners. The language features a system of roots that conveys basic meanings and patterns that modify these roots to form words, which is a totally different concept from the construction of words in English. Verbs are marked for tense, person, number, gender, and mood, with a belief that the temorary is the right framework to convey a message and the permanent framework is rarely used and not often addressed at beginner levels. Moreover, Arabic is rich in synonyms, providing a variety of words to choose from, which can enrich one's vocabulary but also add to the challenge of learning.

Familiarity with the context is essential in Arabic since it relies heavily on context to interpret meaning, due to its concise nature and dependence on implied subjects and objects. Dialectical variations can also present a challenge, as spoken Arabic significantly differs across regions, with Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) serving as the formal language that is mostly used in writing and formal speech, but not typically in casual conversations.

Nonetheless, learning Arabic opens up a window to a rich cultural heritage, including classical literature, poetry, and an understanding of the geopolitical complexities of the Arab-speaking world. Immersing oneself in the language through media, music, and interacting with native speakers are great ways to grasp the subtleties of Arabic. Utilizing language learning apps, taking structured courses, and investing time in learning the script and vocabulary will make this demanding yet rewarding language more accessible. With persistence and a good study plan, anyone can learn to speak and understand Arabic.

Supported voice languages:

Australian English
Brazilian Portuguese
British English
Canadian French
Castilian Spanish
Chinese Mandarin
Indian English
Mexican Spanish
US English
US Spanish
Welsh English

Current Limit: ~375 words or 3,000 characters / day | Powered by AWS Polly

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