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Old 10-28-2010, 08:59 AM   #1
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I like the TTS voice on my Pocket Pro, but I was wondering if there's any way to change it to something different?
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Old 10-28-2010, 12:24 PM   #2
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I like the TTS voice on my Pocket Pro, but I was wondering if there's any way to change it to something different?
As of right now, there is no way to change the TTS voice; this sounds like a firmware suggestion to me!
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Old 10-28-2010, 07:20 PM   #3
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As of right now, there is no way to change the TTS voice; this sounds like a firmware suggestion to me!
AT&T Truevoice is great (google for the demo. Can't post a sample due to terms of use )
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The License fee is huge (probably more than Astak is worth , knowing AT&T ), so we get to have an "open source", free version of TTS,
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theducks you mean a festival port to the hanlins?
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theducks you mean a festival port to the hanlins?
Festival?
The OP asked about a better sounding Text to Speech.

AT&T (a major Telephone company) in the USA has a product that sounds great but is way far from free (also known as: Very Expensive).

Individuals can try it out, but can't post the sample output (or I would have).

Astak is not in a position to use a really good text to speech for the reasons stated (How much do you make? Send 5x of that if you want to use our content .).
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so we get to have an "open source", free version of TTS,
http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/

which is an OSS speech synthesis engine
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http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/

which is an OSS speech synthesis engine
Hmm!
It did not make a sound when I entered text and clicked "say it" (tride an alternate "voice" also)

I also noted the usage restriction at the bottom.
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it sounds lousy - (grml linux cd's have a working setup on)
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