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Subject: Re: Make voice script

Re: Make voice script

From: Hamish Mackenzie <hamish_at_mackenzieoz.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 06:58:55 +1000

Hi Scott

Thanks very much for that it did the trick.

Your help much appreciated

Cheers

Hamish
----- Original Message -----
From: "ScottLearned" <SLearned_at_cox.net>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 5:48 AM
Subject: Re: Make voice script

>
> Hamish Mackenzie Wrote:
>
> I then went on to try and make Australian sounding .talk files for my
> files
> and folders. I went to the speech option in control panel and selected my
> Australian Lee voice and set the speed to 80% and selected okay to have
> this
> as my selected TTS option. I then went and ran the voicebox.hta file to
> make my .talk files but for some reason it is defaulting to the Microsoft
> Sam voice and not my Australian Lee voice. Is there some setting I can
> change in the voiceutils.vbs file to make sure it uses the Australian Lee
> voice?
>
> Hi Hamish,
> changing speech settings in the control panel only affects the
> MakeVoices.vbs file.
>
> You can change the voice clip voice in voiceUtils.vbs by editing the
> line:
> Set spkr.Voice = spkr.GetVoices("Language=C09.
>
> You can get the language number of your voice by running the
> listVoices.vbs
> script. Just replace the current and you should be ready to go!
> P.s. c09 is Scansoft Karen, which by the way is an excellent voice as
> well.
>
> Speed and volume are also changed in the voiceUtil.vbs file a few lines
> down:
> spkr.Rate = 4. '-10 <--> +10
> spkr.Volume = 90 ' 0 <--> 100
>
> Also, if you want to create a voice clip for the rockbox.ipod firmware so
> it
> won't spell out, copy the following line to the file extension list
> towards
> the bottom of the script, being careful to add all spaces.
>
> (extension = "ipod") or _
>
> For the iRiver players, it is:
>
> (extension = "iriver") or _
>
> Then run the voiceBox script over the file.
>
> If you want to change the bitrate of the voice clips, you need to edit
> this
> line in the voiceBox.wsf file:
>
> Const LameOpts = "-m m -b 80 -S" ' --resample 16" ' original settings
> I believe the default was 24, but I changed it to my prefered setting of
> 80
> to match the quality of my Voice file.
>
> You will just have to play around with the settings to find out what works
> best for you.
>
> HTH,
>
> Scott
>
>
Received on 2006-10-09


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