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Subject: Re: Here's a newer script for generating "talkbox" voice thumbnails
From: Brian Wolven (
Date: 2004-03-29

c s wrote:

> How do you give it other voice capabilities? I only
> have one choice... "Microsoft Sam" in my speech
> control panel. Are there other *FREE* voices available
> from Microsoft or elsewhere?

You may only have SAPI 4 installed - I think Mike and Mary come along
with SAPI 5. Alternatively you may be able to just DL those voices from
MS. Just a second here... yep, here is the link (3.58 MB):

Or you can go here to see all the available SAPI 5 stuff - language
packs, SDK, etc.:


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