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Screenshot This software allows you to quickly read clipboard or drag and drop text using Microsoft Agent.
Notice : this software has been replaced by ScreenReader
 
Last Update  October 3 2002
Version  1.0
Software
Download Software  Download Simple Reader 27 Kb
Source Code
Download Source Code  Sources v1.0 18 Kb
Compatibility  Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP with VB6 Runtime and Microsoft Agent Components
License  Freeware under GPL license
Language  VB6
Status  Replaced by Screen Reader
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The main window allows you to read clipboard and to make text drag and drop

Agent options allows you to change the agent character (they are located in your windows directory, in the folder msagent/chars/), choose the language voice and language voice options (speed, context ...), and if you want to see ballon containing spoken text
(The agent list is refresh only if you use the browse button)
Voice options
Voice options


Microsoft Agent Components

System Requirements
   Windows 8 and upper
   Windows Vista and 7
   Windows 2000 Window XP
   Windows 95/98/NT 4

Resources
   Agent Character
   Agent Character Tools
   SAPI 4 Text To Speech Engines (Windows 95/98/NT 4.0/2000/XP/Vista/Seven only)
   SAPI 4 Languages (Windows 95/98/NT 4.0/2000/XP only)


System Requirements

System Requirements for Windows 8 and upper
   - Double agent (an open source project) for adding support to Microsoft Agents on windows 8 and newer http://doubleagent.sourceforge.net/    [Binaries Mirror]    [Sources Mirror]
   - At least one Agent Character

System Requirements for 7
   - MS Agent control http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969168    [MsAgent for 7 x64 Mirror]    [MsAgent for 7 x86 Mirror]
   - At least one Agent Character

System Requirements for Windows 2000/XP
   - SAPI 4 runtime support
   - At least one SAPI 4 Text To Speech Engine
   - At least one Agent Character

System Requirements for Windows 95/98/NT 4.0
   - Internet Explorer 4.0 or Above
   - MS Agent 2.0 Control
   - SAPI 4 runtime support
   - At least one SAPI 4 Languages
   - At least one Agent Character



Resources

Agent Character (.acs file)
    Notice: They are usually located under "C:\Windows\MSAgent\chars\"
Merlin Genie
Peedy Robby
James Leo
Al Becky
Bonzi Max (Parot)
Bugs Bunny Daffy Duck
Links (Ms Office cat) Rocky (Ms Office dog)
Clippit (Ms Office) Rover (WinXp Explorer dog)
More agents characters can be found at
   - https://bellcraft.com/mash/chars.aspx
   - https://tmafe.com/
   - Internet Archive



Agent Character Tools
   - Microsoft agent character editor
   - Agent Property viewer
   - Microsoft Agent Decompiler
   - MSAgent Character Data Specification (.acs,acf,aca format documentation)



SAPI 4 Text To Speech Engine (Windows 95/98/NT 4.0/2000/XP/Vista/Seven only)

SAPI 4 Languages (Windows 95/98/NT 4.0/2000/XP only)

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  - In the "Agent options" window, the agent list is refresh only if you use the browse button.
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