Read aloud, Frequently Asked Questions on Ondoku (FAQ)

July 12, 2021

Read aloud, Frequently Asked Questions on Ondoku (FAQ)


FAQ

How to use

Is Ondoku free to use?
Yes, you can use a certain number of characters aloud every month for free. If you want to read a lot, please consider a paid plan.
Is there anything I need to do to use it for free?
Yes, please be sure to credit when using voice data for free. If you want to use it for items that cannot be credited (such as answering machine service), be sure to subscribe to a paid plan.
What should I do with credit notation?
Please write so that you can tell that the voice you are using is Ondoku. For details, see "How to write credits for Ondoku. Examples of notation and precautions."
Do you need to install it?
No installation required. Since it can be used on a web browser, it can be used anytime and anywhere as long as there is internet.
Do you have an app?
We are currently considering mobile app support. For Android devices, "Add to Home" can be used like an app. For details, see "How to install Ondoku [Android device]" .
Can I use it for free or for commercial use?
Yes, it is okay. However, if you have a free plan, please be sure to indicate the credit. In addition, there are some prohibited acts regardless of whether they are free or paid, so please check in advance.
Do I have to subscribe to a paid plan to use it on YouTube, which is generating revenue?
No, there is no obligation to subscribe to a paid plan. Decide on the plan based on the number of characters you want to use, regardless of whether you have revenue or not.
Can one person (one corporation) own multiple accounts?
Ondoku prohibits you from owning multiple free accounts. If you have a paid account, you can have more than one. Please see here for details.
Is it okay to use it in any way?
No, there are some usages that are prohibited, so be sure to check the prohibited acts in advance.
I can't log in to Ondoku.
Please see here for what to do if you cannot log in.
A reading error occurs and the reading cannot be performed. What should I do?
The response depends on how the error is occurring. For details on how to deal with this, see "If an error occurs in Ondoku but you do not know what to do" .
Is it possible to adjust the intonation?
Due to the characteristics of the speech synthesis engine used, the intonation cannot be adjusted.
Will there be more types of voices when it comes to paid plans?
No, the types of voices do not increase.
Where can I check the number of characters that can be read aloud?
After logging in, please check the history.
Will the number of characters be restored if I delete the read history?
Even if you delete the past reading from the history, the number of available characters does not change.
I used up all the characters while subscribing to the paid plan. What if I want to purchase additional characters?
Please cancel the current plan once and subscribe to the desired plan again from the rate plan page.
Will the data disappear from the server if I delete the read history?
Yes, deleting past readings from history deletes the text read from the server and the generated voice data. Please see here for details such as notes on the history deletion function.
How long will the read data be retained?
If you are a free member, your data will be retained on the server for one month. If you are a paid member, you can delete the data from the server by deleting it yourself from the history. Please see here for details such as notes on the history deletion function.
How is the number of characters counted? What happens in English?
One character is counted as one character. Characters are counted when the reading button is pressed. In the case of English, it counts by one letter of the alphabet. For details, here is how to count the number of characters in Ondoku! What are the punctuation marks? English is? What about Chinese? How do you count? Please refer to the.
When is the number of characters updated?
If you are a free member, the number of characters will be updated 30 days after you register as a member. For paid plans, payment and renewal will be done at the same time 30 days after the first payment. About when the number of characters in Ondoku is updated and how to check the number of remaining characters

About audio file download

Is it possible to specify the format when the audio file is downloaded?
Only MP3 format is supported.
Is it possible to publish, distribute, or sell the voice of the text written by another person?
The act of using it without the permission of the author is not legally permitted. Be sure to obtain the permission and consent of the author before publishing, distributing, or selling.
Can I use the downloaded file freely?
There are prohibited acts in Ondoku. Please use it in a way that does not violate prohibited acts.
The downloaded audio file does not play well.
Here is a solution to the problem that the downloaded audio file does not play properly and cannot be downloaded.
Will the number of characters left unused be carried over to the next month?
The number of characters remaining unused is reset every month and will not be carried over to the next month.

About payment method

What are the paid plans?
・ Basic plan (200,000 characters / month): 980 yen / month ・ Value plan (450,000 characters / month): 1980 yen / month ・ Premium plan (1 million characters / month): 2980 yen / month ・ Business plan (business) For)
And so on. Please see the price plan for details.
I want you to make a price plan according to the number of downloads, not for each reading.
The speech synthesis engine used in this service incurs a cost each time the text is read aloud. Therefore, it is not possible to make a plan that charges a fee for each download. Please do not count the number of characters when corrected
What are the payment methods?
We offer credit card payment, debit card payment, and bank transfer using PayPal.
If you cannot use your PayPal account, we only accept bank transfers for annual contracts.
What is PayPal?
PayPal is a simple and secure payment / remittance / remittance request service used by more than 300 million people worldwide.
Please see here for details.
What is a business plan?
It is a plan that exempts some of the prohibited acts and can be used for incorporation into products, use in broadcasting media, use for outsourced business, use for things to sell, etc.
Please see here for details such as costs.
I don't know which paid plan is best for me. please tell me.
Read aloud | Ondoku's free plan, paid plan Here are some tips for choosing the best one.
I want to change the paid plan. What should I do?
Please cancel the current plan once and subscribe to the desired plan again from the rate plan page.
What will happen to the number of characters that can be used after canceling the paid plan?
The current number of characters available will be retained for 30 days after the last payment. It will then be reset to 5,000 characters.
Can I get a receipt?
We issue receipts for each payment method using the following issuance methods. Regarding receipts, the issuing method differs depending on the payment method. Please see here for details on receipts.
Can I use the voice as it is after canceling the paid plan?
It depends on the contract details.
In the case of a normal paid plan, even if the voice data is created during the paid plan period, credit notation is required to continue using it. If you cannot write the credit, please stop using the voice data.
For business plans, voice data created during the subscription period can be used as is without credit notation.

About corporate use

Can it be used by corporations?
Yes, you can.
What kind of company has introduced it?
Manufacturers, advertising agencies, web production companies, system development companies, online shop operators, consultants, professionals, housing / real estate, food and beverage related, education, universities, local governments / public organizations, general organizations, etc. It is used by various companies. Not only large companies with tens of thousands of people or more, but also small and medium-sized companies and small businesses have introduced it.
Can I use it for videos of company explanations and product explanations and PowerPoint?
Yes, it is okay. However, if you have a free plan, please be sure to indicate the credit.
What should I do with credit notation?
Please write so that you can tell that the voice you are using is Ondoku. For details, see "How to write credits for Ondoku. Examples of notation and precautions."
How many people can be used with one account when using for corporations?
When sharing an account between employees, one account can log in to up to 10 terminals.
Can I use it for free or for commercial use? Does a corporation change anything from an individual?
Yes, it is okay. The usage is the same for both individuals and corporations. However, if you have a free plan, please be sure to indicate the credit. In addition, there are some prohibited acts regardless of whether they are free or paid, so please check in advance.
Which is the best plan?
Read aloud | Ondoku's free plan, paid plan Here are some tips for choosing the best one.
Can it be used for contract work?
It cannot be done with the free plan or the regular paid plan. In the case of a business plan , it can be used for contract work.
I'd like to use it for only a few months. Can you handle it by bank transfer?
For a few months, please use bank transfer via PayPal payment. If you cannot use PayPal, we only accept bank transfers with an annual contract.
Can I get a quote?
It is issued only to those who wish to have an annual contract. Please see here for details.
Do you have an agency?
There is none. This is a direct contract with the user for this service.
Please tell me the operator information.
Information that can be disclosed is posted on the page displayed by the Specified Commercial Transactions Law.
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