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Subject: Re: Best Voice File to use?

Re: Best Voice File to use?

From: Brent Harding <bharding_at_doorpi.net>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 20:27:54 -0600

Hmmm, I'm surprised distributing sound files of synthetic speech would be a
problem. There is a lot of it in various demos across the net.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Herngaard" <pethern_at_email.dk>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2006 6:24 PM
Subject: Re: Best Voice File to use?

> Hello Peter
>
> If you have any SAPI4 or SAPI5 compatible speech engine on your computer,
> it's actually very easy to generate a Rockbox voice file.
> Download the listvoices.vbs (for SAPI5) and listvoices_sapi4.vbs from the
> voice wiki and run cscript listvoices.vbs and cscript listvoices_sapi4.vbs
> from the command prompt.
> The VB script should then return a list of all speech engines currently
> installed on your system.
> If you are interested, I can send you a ZIP archive of ,my own voice
> generation scripts with batch files.
> You will still need speech engines, but several are made available freely
> for private use. Unfortunately, distributing the generated speech as sound
> files may often constitute a breach of the licensing conditions.
>
> Silly but true.
>
>
> Best Wishes,
> Peter Herngaard
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Verhoeven" <carina.peter_at_gmail.com>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2006 8:23 PM
> Subject: Re: Best Voice File to use?
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm looking for a complete english.voice. I have a recent build
>> version of Rockbox for Ipod Nano. The version option in the Info ->
>> Version menu, is not voiced,. So, I can not tell you which version I
>> use. Or are there other ways to get the installed version?
>>
>> BTW: I started reading how create your own voice file, but it looks
>> like a lot of work?
>>
>> Peter Verhoeven
>>
>> 2006/11/2, Peter Herngaard <pethern_at_email.dk>:
>>> Hello Peter
>>>
>>> In order to answer your question, it's necessary to know your localized
>>> language and the Rockbox built for which you intend to have voice
>>> support.
>>>
>>> Due to different licensing conditions, making really good quality voices
>>> available for downloadmay not be possible.
>>> However, if you have a valid license for any SAPI4 or SAPI5 compatible
>>> speech engine, you may generate a voice file for use with Rockbox.
>>>
>>> Kind regards
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Peter Verhoeven" <carina.peter_at_gmail.com>
>>> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>>> Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2006 11:12 AM
>>> Subject: Best Voice File to use?
>>>
>>>
>>> > Hi,
>>> >
>>> > What is the most complete voice file for voicing menus on Ipod Nano?
>>> > I tried several, but I didn't find one, that speaks all the menu
>>> > options on Ipod Nano.
>>> >
>>> > Regards Peter Verhoeven
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
Received on 2006-11-03


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