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Re: [vox-tech] speech synthesis of a browser's window



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På tisdag, 02 mars 2004, skrev Peter Jay Salzman:
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> p@satan$ dpkg -l "*vox*" | grep -v none
> festvox-ellpc1 1.4.0-3    Castilian Spanish male speaker for Festival
> festvox-kallpc 1.4.0-4    American English male speaker for festival
> festvox-kdlpc1 1.4.0-4    American English male speaker for festival
> 
> do you know, offhand, how to tell which voice file i'm using?

Try running the festival interpreter directly or with test scripts and
setting the speaker explicitly? Debian has a bunch in
/usr/share/doc/festival. The festival executable is actually a lisp
interpreter --- very cool.


> any quick tips on improving quality?

I have terrible speakers but I still found the quality adequate when using
festival and the non-free us1 voice from MBROLA. I have not used
text-to-speech really extensively, though, so your opinion may differ. Still
worth a try. You can get a demo here: <http://festvox.org/voicedemos.html>.

I have occasionally wanted to start a project to create a new high-quality
speaker (with a true Free license) for US English. Is anyone else interested
in such a project?

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