TikTok just introduced a brand new feature that allows you to turn your text into speech. If you want to give it a try, here’s exactly how to do it.

Have you ever wished you could turn written text into audio on your TikTok videos? Well, now you can! The social media app just introduced a new feature called ‘text to speech’ and it’s already going viral.

Here’s everything you need to know.

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What is ‘text to speech’ on TikTok

Many TikTok users are just discovering a new feature on TikTok called ‘text to speech’, and it’s quickly becoming a very popular effect.

Essentially, it allows an automated Siri-like voice to read out your text for you, and it’s become the basis for a lot of different types of TikTok videos.

Some people use it because they don’t want to use their real voice on TikTok, whilst others find it funny to see how the automated voice says specific words.

How to use the ‘text to speech’ feature on TikTok

If you want to give the ‘text to speak’ feature a try, it’s pretty simple to do – here’s a step-by-step guide.

  • Open TikTok and film your video.
  • Then, add text.
  • Click on the text that you want to be read by the automated voice and tap ‘text to speech’.

Is there a ‘speech to text’ feature?

TikTok has now introduced the ability to turn text into speech, but is there also a way to transcribe your speech and turn it into text?

Unfortunately, TikTok hasn’t introduced a feature like this yet. But if the ‘text to speech’ proves to be popular, it definitely seems like something that could be introduced in the future.

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