Out Loud 1.6

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Out Loud reads your notifications to you when you are driving, running, or any other time you want. Notification reading is enabled on a per-app basis. Other features:

- Automatically turn on/off when headphones are plugged/unplugged.

- Enable/disable a persistent notification when Out Loud is on.

- Choose TTS engine, language, speech rate, and speech volume (relative to media volume).

- Optionally show a dialog with the notification that is being read along with the app name and/or app icon.

- On/off widget for your homescreen (1x1 or 2x1).

- Widget for reading current active notifications.

- Optionally disable when the screen is on and unlocked or when the device's ringer is set to silent or vibrate.

- Choose what part of the notification to read: ticker text, content text, big text, or some combination.

- On a per-app basis, select the text to read and the language to use.

Note: only one app may be enabled at a time while you are evaluating Out Loud. Purchase the Out Loud unlocker to enable as many apps as you want.

Other advanced features available after purchase of the unlocker:

- Profiles. Manage groups of enabled apps for different situations. Automatically select a profile when headphones or bluetooth are connected.

- Blacklist. Define a list of words that will prevent a notification from being read.

- Substitutions. Substitute "lol" with "ha ha ha" before a notification is read.

- Scheduled events. Schedule times when Out Loud should turn on or off, or schedule times to switch profiles.

- Backup/restore enabled apps, preferences, and data for profiles, blacklist words, substitutions, and scheduled events.

Out Loud can be managed with automation apps like Tasker or Trigger. Launch these activities to change the on/off state of Out Loud:




Launch this activity to choose a profile:


Launch this activity to read the current notifications:


To change the on/off state through a broadcast intent, send a broadcast with these details:

Action: com.hillman.out_loud.ON_OFF

Data: out_loud://on_off?state=[state]

[state] can be on, off, or toggle

To choose a profile through a broadcast intent:

Action: com.hillman.out_loud.SELECT_PROFILE

Data: out_loud://select_profile?profile=[profile name]

To read the current notifications with a broadcast intent:

Action: com.hillman.out_loud.READ_CURRENT

Data: out_loud://read_current

Instructions for setting up Tasker tasks that will turn Out Loud on and off:

1. Go to the Tasks tab and tap the "+" button at the bottom of the screen.

2. Give the new task a name. "Out Loud On", or something similar.

3. Tap the "+" button at the bottom of the Task Edit screen to add an action.

4. Choose the "System" category, and then "Send Intent".

5. In the Action field put "com.hillman.out_loud.ON_OFF"

6. In the Data field put "out_loud://on_off?state=on"

7. Tap the back button to save this task.

8. Tap the play button at the bottom of the screen to test this. It should turn Out Loud on.

9. Repeat these steps for an "Out Loud Off" task, substituting "state=on" with "state=off" in step 6

Exported Tasker tasks:





Out Loud is a free software application from the Telephony subcategory, part of the Communications category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2017-11-11. The program can be installed on Android.

Out Loud (version 1.6) is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 3 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher hillman apps
Released Date 2017-11-11
Languages English


Category Communications
Subcategory Telephony

System requirements

Operating systems android

Download information

File size
Total downloads 3


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of Out Loud since it was posted on our website on 2016-10-29. The latest version is 1.6 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2018-03-29. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.6

posted on 2017-11-11

- Added whitelist to advanced settings.
- Fixed some bugs

version 1.5.8

posted on 2015-12-28

v1.5.8,- Fixed issues with wrong widget dimensions,- *Experimental* - added ability to change audio stream.,v1.5.7,- Fixed a bug where some notifications could be read more than once.,v1.5.6,- Added a new option to have Out Loud read the current active notifications. This can be accessed from the persistent Out Loud notification, and it can also be started with a new 1x1 widget. Additionally, it can be started externally with automation apps like Tasker; see the app descriptions for details.

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Release Date: 2017-11-11
Publisher: hillman apps
Operating System: android
Type: Free