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Subject: Re: Suggestion: Talking dirs w/o .dirname possible ?
From: Matthias.Klumpp_at_gmx.de
Date: 2004-05-05


> Matthias.Klumpp_at_gmx.de wrote:
> > I was manually recording the .dirname files. Means I was reading and
> > speaking while recording every single .dirname file. That's why it took
> a
> > long time. If I understand you correctly there is a tool that creates
> the
> > .dirname's ?
> > Do you know such a tool for Windows ?
>
> An anglo-centric VBScript, using Microsoft's SAPI5 TTS engine and the
> lame encoder (http://www.mp3-tech.org/software/encoders/lamewin32.exe),
> can be found at
>
> http://mysite.verizon.net/brian.wolven/Rockbox/Talkbox.zip
>
> Just drag your music folder onto the script and it will recursively
> process your whole folder hierarchy. The voice used to 'speak' the
> folder names is the one you have selected via the 'Speech' applet in the
> control panel.

Uuuuuhhhhh;-)
I was giving it a try right now, sounds really funny.
Well, the VBS tool itself is really nice work.

In my case I think, I'll continue to record my own voice.

I do have a lot of music from different countries on my JB.
Because you have to decide, which language you want to use, the text to
speech results are:
- ok for the same language
- funny for similar languages
- but sometimes not understandable with very different languages (try to
make a .dirname with english language and portuguese text ;-//

Anyhow, thanks a lot for the info.

Greetings,

Matthias

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