For a disabled person I'm looking for a program which allows assigning a sound to each key and key combination. For now, my intention is to speak the typed character out loud, so I have a key assignment like

  • A = a.wav
  • B = b.mp3
  • ...
  • Z = z.ogg
  • 1 = one.wav
  • ...
  • F1 = help.wav
  • Ctrl+C = copy.wav

Note that I don't want to use TTS (text to speech) here, because it might not be flexible enough.

Such a program could potentially have other uses as well, e.g. it could be used in a workshop and pressing F11 plays a bell sound to inform the participants that 50% of the time is over. Pressing F12 rings the final alarm bell.

The program should work on Windows (7 and 10 at least) and be gratis and hide in the tray. I imagine it would play WAV, MP3 and perhaps OGG files (optional).

So far I found SoundPilot, but it's not free.

  • You might want to take a look at JAWS, a visually impaired friend of mine uses it...
    – undo
    Sep 16 '17 at 13:52

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