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Old 09-16-2011, 08:19 PM   #1
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OS X's Alex TTS Voice under Linux?

Is it possible to run Mac OS X's Alex text-to-speech (TTS) voice under Linux? Is PlainTalk ported to Linux? Has anyone ported the voice over to Linux? I have an OS X install CD, but I want to try to avoid virtualization. Thanks
Old 09-16-2011, 08:30 PM   #2
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The answer to both is no. There is no way to run Mac OS applications on Linux, and unless the source is released for a particular application, it isn't possible to port it to another system.

If you want TTS under Linux, you will need to use one of the Linux-supported implementations like Festival.



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