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How to configure installed windows voice speeches on Adobe Extended version 9.0

I have a windows 7 (64). I have followed the instructions that are explained in this link How to install more voices to Windows Speech? and it worked 100% with me and all voice speeches are now ...
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why are osx `say` command voices worse in a newer macbook pro?

My older macbook pro, bought in 2015, has Mojave 10.14.6. The following command say -v anna uh sounds like a German speaker saying the long letter "u", like an American would say "ooooo!" to express ...
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How do I add 3rd party voices to Narrator in Windows 10?

I'm looking for the best method to change the existing text-to-speech voice in Narrator to a 3rd party SAPI 5 voice I installed for text-to-speech programs. Information about this has been very ...
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Balabolka doesn't show any of installed voices

I'm using a x64 Windows 10 version, then I installed a balabolka TTS software along with IVONA voices and everything went well until the system did some updates then balabolka no longer recognized any ...
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Is there some way to get eSpeak to speak with a non-robotic voice?

I've been using (or trying to use) eSpeak for a number of years now. I have it working, but it sounds like a cheap 1980s standard "robot speak" module -- nothing at all resembling a human being. ...
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How to modify Text-to-Speech output spelling on windows 10

this is my very first question in this portal. Until now i found everything here because anyone had the problem before me. Now i have not found anything about my topic. I have a windows 10 PC ...
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Unable to select English (UK) speech in Windows 10 Enterprise

I have a Windows 10 Enterprise machine where Country or region is set to United Kingdom Languages includes English (United Kingdom) But still the only speech language available is English (United ...
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why does French voice thomas mispronounce “allé”

The commands say -v Thomas 'il y est allé.' say -v Amelie 'il y est allé.' reveal that currently, Thomas, a supposedly French voice, is incapable of pronouncing the extremely common French word "...
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eSpeak, how to register a custom voice?

I am using the command line version of eSpeak in order to generate audio files for a project. Moreover, I am aware that you can specify the voice with "-v" However, after downloading a custom voice I ...
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How to perform language installation via Windows PowerShell Command in Windows 10?

I would install via command line a new language voice on Windows 10 Text To Speech. Until now on the internet I've found only a manual way that user could perform: https://support.office.com/en-us/...
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How to get all SAPI 5 English (and other languages) voices for Windows 10

Already looked into other similar questions and the answers did not produce the desired result. For example, one of the suggested solutions provided this link. However, did not allow for more than 1 ...
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How to enable Microsoft Eva (Cortana's voice) on Windows 10?

I really like to know how I can enable Microsoft Eva (Cortana's voice) on Windows 10? so I can use it as Text-to-Speech (TTS) voice, since that voice is already available on Windows 10.
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Get more Microsoft text-to-speech voices

I am using windows 10 and want to get more voices for Microsoft at the moment I only have two options: microsoft Hazel and microsoft Zira. Does anyone know how I can get more options?
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How to configure Spanish Speech under MS Windows 7 English

I need to get working Spanish Speech Recognition under clean MS Windows 7 Pro English. I found some links but it is not what I need as I see... http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/set-speech-...
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How to make voice reading work in different voices?

I got a problem with Acrobat Reader... it has function to read text (by voice), but it seems to work only on English with default voice option checked. I can uncheck option "use default voice" and ...
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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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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 http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details....
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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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Realistic voice for Text-to-Speech [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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 ...