How to Listen to Text

Play Track

To start listening to a track tap Play button in the bottom center of the playlist or when viewing track.

If you leave the track and then reopen it later, or on another device, you will be able to immidiaetly start listening from where you left of.

Rewind

You can "rewind" to the beginning of track by clicking ... in the top-right corner when viewing a track, and selecting Rewind.

Play Track

To start listening to a track open Capti and and click Play button in the bottom of the screen, or press letter "Q" on the keyboard. A second click on the button or press on the shortcut will pause the playback.

If you leave the track and then reopen it later, or on another device, you will be able to immidiaetly start listening from where you left of.

Replay

To replay most recently played text segment open Capti and click the Replay in the bottom of the screen, or press letter "E" on the keyboard.

Play Text Segment

To play a segment of text, open Capti and select the text you want to play. A contextual menu will appear. Select Play Selection to start playing, or Play Selection in... if you want to choose a language first.

Listen to Text on Any Webpage

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If you want to listen to text on any webpage, install Capti Chrome Browser extension, and:

  1. Open the webpage you want to read in the browser
  2. Select text you want to read and use the Alt+Q shortcut (if you don't select anything then Capti will start reading from the top of the page).
  3. The Capti Player will appear above the webpage, start playing the text you selected, and highlight the words as they are being read. Use the Play / Pause button to start and stop playback.

Learn more about Capti Browser Extension

Play in Text Editor

To play a segment of text in your text editor: select the text and click the Capti Voice button.

A Capti Voice dialog will appear. Click the Play button to start listening.

Note that in order for this feature to work, Canvas administrator or instructor needs to add Capti Voice LTI integration to your Canvas.

Listen to Any Text

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If you want to listen to text in Canvas, install Capti Chrome Browser extension, and:

  1. Select text you want to read in Canvas and use the Alt+Q shortcut (if you don't select anything then Capti will start reading from the top of the page).
  2. The Capti Player will appear above the webpage, start playing the text you selected, and highlight the words as they are being read. Use the Play / Pause button to start and stop playback. Use Text Options to change the fonts and colors.

Learn more about Capti Browser Extension