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Subject: Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence

Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence

From: Jani Kinnunen <>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 09:43:01 +0200

It really doesn't matter how long it takes as long as it works. Of course
this is only my opinion.


> The VoiceBox script supports SAPI5 only, so you can't use SAPI4
> voices. Unlike one might think, SAPI5 is not just a newer
> version of the speech api, but it also has a very different
> programming model.
> It would be possible to extend the script to support SAPI4
> voices as well, but:
> - The script would need its own voice selector and store the
> selected voice in its .ini file. This would be a good idea
> anyway, instead of relying on the speech panel setting.
> - When used from a script, SAPI4 only allows realtime operation.
> That means, if you generate clips for 1000 files and folders
> with an average lenght of 2 seconds, the script will take
> more than 2000 seconds (33 minutes).
> Regards, Jens
Received on 2006-01-18

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