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How to install more voices to Windows Speech?

I downloaded another TTS pack from Microsoft Speech Platform - Runtime Languages (Version 11), but in the speech properties this pack doesn't show up. The image bellow lists all packs installed, ...
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Realistic voice for Text-to-Speech

I tried several text-to-speak programs (on linux) such as Fetival, eSpeak, etc; but the voice in all of them is very robotic. There are voice templates to change voice from male to female, but the ...
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How to add more voices to Microsoft Text to Speech engine?

I'm currently using Microsoft Windows XP which comes bundled with the Microsoft Sam Voice. I want to add more voices as Sam is not very good to work with. Many dictionary software's that i use ...
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Is there an high quality natural text reader for the Mac?

I'm reading about 150 pages of text on screen, every day. I will have to read about 15.000 in the next upcoming months. No joke. Well, the problem is this: I suffer from a sort of attention deficit ...
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Is there any TTS (Text To Speech) engine for Cantonese? [closed]

I am looking for TTS (Text To Speech) engine for Cantonese.
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Text to speech voices in Vista

Question: In Vista, the default text-to-speech voice is Microsoft Anna - English (United States). Is there any text-to-speech voice in German or in other languages ?
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Text to speech software [closed]

Looking for a text to speech software that pops out a window that contains the text as it reads out the text. I remember one software having such a functionality, speaky. However, it doesn't seem to ...
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Human readable text for current weather condition

I am looking for a command line program that takes the current weather condition from a website and prints it out in a human readable format. Actually, I have a Linux box which is connected to my TV ...
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Installing new Text-To-Speech languages on Windows 7 32bit Home Premium

I've been hoping to install a Spanish Text-To-Speech voice for use with a vb.Net program I'm creating. I've downloaded MSSpeech_TTS_es-ES_Helenafrom ...
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How do you add the Microsoft Hazel text-to-speech voice back to Windows 10?

I have had the US version of Windows: previously 8.1 and now 10. In 8.1, Microsoft supplied three text-to-speech voices: Zira, David, and Hazel. Hazel is UK voice and is now missing from Windows 10. ...
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How to add a voice to text-to-speech in Windows 8

How to add a new voice for text-to-speech in Windows 8. After spending hours in google and bing I could not find an answer to a simple question: is it possible to add, say, French voice to Microsoft ...
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How do I get my computer to read and speak Japanese text? [closed]

I am writing a study tool in java to help me learn Japanese, but I can't find a free program compatible with java that will read and speak Japanese text. If it could just read/speak romaji that would ...
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How to modify the voice to Starcraft 1 Terran adjutant's one

I really like the SC1 Terran Advisors (adjutants) voice! The idea is to modify an audio file of one's speech so that it sounded like adjutant's one. Or, if it is easier, to adjust some automatic ...
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Unignorable spoken battery warning on Windows 8

I found this old article on how to give a Mac OS X laptop a battery warning that can't be ignored. I was wondering how I could (if I can) achieve the same thing on Windows (8). Perhaps with Microsoft ...
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Can I use voices from JAWS in a GNU/Linux screen reader?

I have several versions/licenses of JAWS, which is a screen reader for Microsoft Windows. Is it possible to use a voice from JAWS with a different screen reader on GNU/Linux? Are these voices maybe ...
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How to use high-quality HTS voices with Festival

Is it possible to use high-quality HMM/HTS voices with Festival (specifically on Linux)? All I can find is a demo page, which has some impressive results, but I can't find any documentation on ...
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Microsoft Speech on low volume

I'm running Windows 7 Home, and Microsft Speech (voice: Anna) has very low volume compared to all other applications. The settings in the control panel only lets me pick voice and read speed. Is there ...
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How to manually install text-to-speech voice packages in OS X?

it's nice to have the text-to-speech voice in OS X. I can easily read and listen to two articles at the same time (my "super" brain works that way)! I am wondering tho, where is the voice packages ...