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News Anchor is the hands-free RSS/ATOM reader that presents feeds in a television-style news broadcast. News Anchor packages news feeds into a news broadcast using text-to-speech technology. With its one-click hands-free operation, you can listen to your news feeds while having meals or doing other tasks.
News Anchor is particularly suitable for: Market analysts and trendspotters Internet researchers and online writers Lawyers and other legal professionals
Features & Benefits of News Anchor Sources data from RSS or ATOM news feeds Generate news channels automatically based on the feeds of your choice. Create custom podcasts based from your feed subscriptions. One-click, hands-free operation. News Anchor relieves you from needing to use the mouse or keyboard to get to the next article in your reading list. Apple Remote support - control playback with your Mac's infrared remote. Supports password protected feeds (HTTP basic authentication). This enables News Anchor to access subscription-based (paid) news feeds. Multi-core and 64-bit ready. News Anchor makes optimal use of multi-processor machines and runs as a 64-bit application when run under Snow Leopard with a 64-bit capable processor.
What's new in this version:
Customizable voice & presenter. Users may now choose a different text-to-speech voice besides Alex (which was the only that can be used in 1.0) and select a presenter to match the voice. This may also be used to support non-English news channels (or RSS feeds) when users have the appropriate voice installed. Podcasts creation. News Anchor can now optionally generate audio podcast files for users to take on-the-go on their music players. Full screen mode. News Anch...