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Visit this Firefox download page in any browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge.; Click the Download Now button. The Firefox Installer that downloads will automatically offer you the best available version of Firefox for your computer. If you use Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer, a notification bar will appear at the bottom of the page with an option to open or run. I really love what Mozilla is doing with Firefox, with emphasis on security and privacy, but their UX/UI needs some serious attention. Even the desktop browser looks dated and has issues. These things wouldn’t bother your average user that much, but as a UX/UI designer myself - it grinds my gears.

Directly from the folks who helped bring you Netscape, Mozilla Firefox is perhaps one of the best 3rd party browsers available for Windows today.

Finding the right browser for your needs may just be a matter of installing Windows. In many cases, IE does exactly what you need; and it's an integral part of the Windows operating system. In some cases, however, IE just doesn't cut it and you need something different. That's one of the reasons why I like Mozilla Firefox. It’s a multiplatform, alternative web browser; and it runs on Windows.

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Mozilla Firefox is one of the best 3rd party browsers on the market today. If you have any websites that you always open when you run your browser, you can set them up as App Tabs. Sites like Facebook, Gmail and Twitter automatically open and just a click away. App Tabs are small and can't be closed accidentally.

Organizing often used sites that you don't want opened automatically can be quickly done in Tab Groups. They are great and with Tab Groups you can visually group related tabs, switch between your groups and quickly search through all of them. To create a tab group, click the all tabs button at the far right end of the tab strip and choose Tab Groups.

When you need to find something you've seen before, all you need to do is start typing in Mozilla Firefox Awesome Bar. It remembers everywhere you've been, everything you've searched for and allows you to get to it quickly when you want to go back. The more you use it, the better it gets.

You can further customize Mozilla Firefox with Add-ons. Add-ons are like apps that you install to enhance and expand the browser. You can get add-ons that compare prices, check the weather, change Firefox look, listen to music, or even update your Facebook profile.

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App Pro’s: App Tabs, Awesome Bar;

App Con’s: Personas take up memory resources more appropriately spent elsewhere;

Conclusion: If you can't or don't want to use IE, Mozilla Firefox is one of the best alternative browser choices you can make. It's fast, easy to install, easy to update and enhance and is free.

Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. All computer voices installed on your system are available to Balabolka. The on-screen text can be saved as an audio file. The program can read the clipboard content, extract text from documents, customize font and background colour, control reading from the system tray or by the global hotkeys. Balabolka supports text file formats: AZW, AZW3, CHM, DjVu, DOC, DOCX, EML, EPUB, FB2, FB3, HTML, LIT, MD, MOBI, ODP, ODS, ODT, PDB, PRC, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TCR, WPD, XLS, XLSX.

The program uses various versions of Microsoft Speech API (SAPI); it allows to alter a voice's parameters, including rate and pitch. The user can apply a special substitution list to improve the quality of the voice's articulation. This feature is useful when you want to change the spelling of words. The rules for the pronunciation correction use the syntax of regular expressions.

Balabolka can save the synchronized text in external LRC files or in MP3 tags inside the audio files. When an audio file is played with players on a computer or on modern digital audio players, the text is displayed synchronously (at the same way, as lyrics for songs).


Size: MB
Version:Changelog
Licence: Freeware
Operating System:
Portable Version: Download ( MB)
Portable Balabolka does not require an installation and can be run from a USB drive.
A computer must have at least one voice installed.
Command Line Utility: Download ( KB)
The utility contains no graphical user interface and works only from the command line.
The application handles various command line parameters to be able to read text aloud or save as an audio file.
Text Extract Utility: Download ( MB)
The program allows to extract text from the various types of files. The extracted text can be combined into one file or/and split into few files. The utility works from the command line, without displaying any user interface.

*Balabolka is a Russian word, it can be translated as 'chatterer'.



The program allows to use skins for customizing your window appearance.

Download Skin Pack (6.7 MB, 107 skins)



Balabolka can use the Microsoft Speech API 4.x/5.x voices and the Microsoft Speech Platform text-to-speech engines.


SAPI 4

All voices for SAPI 4 became obsolete; they are not recommended for installing anymore.
Use the fresh versions of speech engines.

RHVoice - free and open source speech synthesizer (it supports English, Esperanto, Georgian, Kyrgyz, Portuguese, Russian, Tatar and Ukrainian):

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UkrVox - free Ukrainian voice created by Yaroslav Kozak (Lviv, Ukraine):


Ekho - free TTS engine (it supports Cantonese, Mandarin and Zhaoan Hakka):


Hear2Read - free voices for Indic languages (Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu):


To get better voice quality, you can purchase commercial TTS engines.

High Quality Commercial Voices:

  • Acapela Group (demo) - Infovox 4
  • Alfanum (demo)
  • Cepstral (demo)
  • IVONA (demo)
  • Nuance/Cerence (demo)
  • ReadSpeaker (demo)

Microsoft Speech Platform

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The Microsoft Speech Platform allows developers to build and deploy Text-to-Speech applications. The Microsoft Speech Platform consists of a Runtime, and Runtime Languages (engines for speech recognition and text-to-speech). There are separate Runtime Languages for speech recognition and speech synthesis. The version of the Runtime Languages must match the version of the Speech Platform that you installed.

Use the following steps to install the Microsoft Speech Platform (version 11.0):

  1. Download and install the Speech Platform Runtime
    (the file 'x86_SpeechPlatformRuntimeSpeechPlatformRuntime.msi').
  2. Download and install Runtime Languages for use with the Speech Platform
    (file names starting with 'MSSpeech_TTS_').

The Microsoft Speech Platform provides support for 26 languages for speech synthesis. XML tags can be used both for SAPI 5 and the Speech Platform.


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Balabolka can use Hunspell (hunspell.github.io). Hunspell is the default spell checker of OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice and Mozilla Firefox.

Spell checker dictionaries for Windows:

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Balabolka can use language modules from Microsoft Office 97/2000 for spell checking. If Microsoft Office is not installed on your computer, or you use the other version of Microsoft Office, you can download spell checking components from my web-site:

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Balabolka allows to use the spell checking built in operating system. The Spell Checking API is available beginning with the Windows 8.