I have found a programme where I can type words or sentences in English and get the IPA transciption but I can't find any programmes or websites where I can do the opposite. Does anyone know of any?
I'm afraid it's not perfect I have to check what it transcribes but it does help me so hopefully it might help some other people.
It's called PhoTransEdit and you can download it at:-
PhoTransEdit - English Transcription Editor
aɪ laɪk ðɪs ˈprəʊɡræm. aɪ θɪŋk aɪm ˈɡəʊɪŋ tu juːz ðɪs ə lɒt.
bət ˈwʊdnt ɪt bi mʌʧ ˈiːzɪə tə du: ðə rɪˈvɜːs trænsˈleɪʃn ˈmænjʊəli?
You can even type ordinary letters for IPA, eg. D -> ð on the phonetic side.
Anyhow, if I find a reverse translator, I'll let you know, but I'm pretty sure once you've used the English to IPA enough, you'll be able to do your own IPA to English.
I'm so happy to be able to give something to this great forum instead of taking all the time.
I'm not very strong on IPA Symbols, so I'll give this a whirl. Thank you.
hi! it's been a pleasure for me to discover such a programme. I am very grateful to the ones that created the software and to the ones that put it at our disposal. I wonder as some participants already mention whether it is possible to find a software that does the reverse i.e. from IPA to normal letters. I would be over the moon to receive a downloadable link to satisfy mostly my students who find difficulties understanding IPA symbols and reading trascribed texts. thank you and God bless you all. looking forward to hearing from you soon.