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Old 10-05-2015, 07:46 AM   #1
StarTrekCafe
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good text to speech engine sdk with good human voices


hi. a blind it student doing certificate iv programming from http://www.upskilled.edu.au. doing a web based space invaders game, that can go across all browsers, mobile. so, do not have a credit card, but looking for a free tts sdk, so I can then download and learn and then intergrate into my application. found a flash tutorial for a space invaders game, but will that for html 5, css, javascript. got visual studio 2015 community edition, xamerim, and running windows 10 64 bit pro on a Toshiba satellite pro c-50-a. so, need a tts sdk. can you help. marvin.
 
Old 10-05-2015, 12:27 PM   #2
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Which is a front end to espeak. And older options like festival. With various voice collections. None of which are particularly great, but get the job done. Festival and espeak have daemon modes which I guess is accessed via a sdk / api. I haven't really coded in years and haven't really looked that deep into those (yet).
 
Old 10-05-2015, 07:23 PM   #3
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hi. well, most of the good text to speech engines, like ivona, make their money, as even though it w

hi. well, ivona voices are too expensive, as i want to put my app for free in the apps stores, but ivona charges $1,000, too expensive for my taste. i do not have a credit card, so my lectuer recommends the w3c api, which i will go and google. see what voices comes with that. and like neo speech, has a same deal, commercial charges, and most of the big text to speech, even nuance, i think as well. marvin.QUOTE=Shadow_7;5430224]gespeaker

Which is a front end to espeak. And older options like festival. With various voice collections. None of which are particularly great, but get the job done. Festival and espeak have daemon modes which I guess is accessed via a sdk / api. I haven't really coded in years and haven't really looked that deep into those (yet).[/QUOTE]
 
  


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