text to speech app

Is there a free text to speech app for iphone that works pretty well and has a voice that sounds like a human and not a computer?  I also want it to be able to import from one drive or another file sharing program.  Any good ones out there?
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Andrew LeniartSenior EditorCommented:
Hi mkramer777,

Is there a free text to speech app for iphone that works pretty well and has a voice that sounds like a human and not a computer?
No.

I searched high and low for something like this back when I was still using an iPhone 5. Nothing I tried sounded "human" to me. I think I can understand why though - a human would literally have to say every possible word in the dictionary (same concept as GPS device voice recordings) and even then, read text would still sound "weird" given that the context of a sentence needs to be considered in order to be able to read it correctly.

Even then, you would strike the same problem as we find with Audiobooks. Don't like or *hate* this narrator's voice, but I do like this one. What? Isn't that voice available for this book (my phone)? Etc etc.

Sorry, I know that's not the answer you were probably hoping for, but artificial digital voice technology still has a long way to go.  :)

I also want it to be able to import from one drive or another file sharing program.
Can you elaborate on that? Do you mean import from OneDrive or File Sharing programs straight into your iPhone? If so, that's not possible either.

Regards, Andrew
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