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Subject: Re: unofficial item for making a Rockbox voice

Re: unofficial item for making a Rockbox voice

From: David Mehler <>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:14:18 -0400


Thanks. Last time I went for a Rockbox install I generated an
English.voice file with the rb utility. Either I did something wrong
or it didn't work because I have this problem.

Thanks for explaining it though, glad to know I am not going crazy.


On 10/29/12, Dominik Riebeling <> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 7:52 PM, David Mehler <>
> wrote:
>> While Rockbox runs and runs well, speaking menus is done in a
>> different voice than my folders and files, which the .talk clips were
>> generated my systems' default tts was a scansoft voice. I don't
>> understand why this is happening, I'm assuming I'm generating the
> Rockbox uses talk clips only for voicing filenames. For speaking menus
> it uses a so-called voicefile. If the voicefile has been generated
> using a different voice it obviously sounds different. You can use
> Rockbox Utility for generating both voicefile and talk clips, in which
> case you will get the same voice used (unless, of course, you
> intentionally change the voice used).
> If you use the prerendered voicefile it is to be expected to sound
> different than talk clips.
> - Dominik
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