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Subject: Re: Available voices, was, RE: Really need advice about iAudio Port

Re: Available voices, was, RE: Really need advice about iAudio Port

From: Andrew Hart <ahart_at_dim.uchile.cl>
Date: 2006-04-17

hi guys,

It looks like Gens has already put some new voice files up on the
wiki, so I don't need to worry.
Btw, can anyone tell me just how critical the 1.6 mb limit on the
voice file size is? With the itroduction of gen2 language support, I
am routinely generating voice files larger than this. In fact, they
are closer to2mb in size. However, I am not having any problems
using the files on my Iriver H340. Is this limit mainly needed for
the Archos units?

Cherio,
Andrew.

At 14:46 17-04-2006, you wrote:
>THANK YOU!! Although some of the clips are cut off a bit, thanks
>for the latest voice file. I was just worried that when the new
>version came out, Rockbox would lose one of its best features, and a
>large portion of its--well, not market--but user base. For all
>those who are perhaps not as tech-savvy and/or who aren't on the
>mailing lists, we need an orderly page in the wiki, like before,
>offering downloads for the latest voice files. I have plenty to
>share, as well, if I could only see some clear instructions as to
>the new way to generate voice clips--not to mention, how to get my
>hands on the latest language files.
>
>Grant
>----- Original Message ----- From: "James Teh" <jamie@jantrid.net>
>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Monday, April 17, 2006 2:54 AM
>Subject: Re: Available voices, was, RE: Really need advice about iAudio Port
>
>
>>Hi Rob,
>>
>>On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 10:36:56AM +0100, Rob Powell wrote:
>>>Hi, we can still use the microsoft voices, and the sapi 5 ones aren't too
>>>bad.
>>I generated a voice file with Microsoft Sam some time last week:
>>http://www.jantrid.net/misc_files/english.voice
>>
>>>but there are also quite a lot of sapi 4
>>>voices that we could use, available from the nextup.com site, all the free
>>>voices on there should be fine.
>>Didn't know about this site; must check it out. Do any of them sound
>>decent?
>>
>>>I didn't get to read your contribution on
>>>Saturday Jjames, as I'm not interested in the I audio port.
>>The message was with regard to the voice UI in general, not the IAudio
>>port. It was rather technical in nature, though.
>>
>>Jamie
>>
>>--
>>James Teh
>>Email: jamie@jantrid.net
>>WWW: http://www.jantrid.net/jamie/
>>MSN Messenger: jamie@jantrid.net
>>Jabber: jteh@jabber.org
>>Yahoo: jcs_teh
Received on Mon Apr 17 21:21:18 2006


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