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Subject: Re: Make voices script

Re: Make voices script

From: Hamish Mackenzie <>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 06:55:18 +1000

Hi Scott

Thanks for that I was looking for a whole number and that is why I missed

Thanks as always

----- Original Message -----
From: "ScottLearned" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 6:14 AM
Subject: Re: Make voices script

> Hamish Mackenzie wrote:
> Hi All
> I have now managed to make voice files using the Australian scansoft TTS
> but
> have one further question. Is there somewhere in the script that controls
> the speed and volume of the clips that are made as I cant seem to find it.
> I know there is a place to change the speed in the speech area of the
> control panel and if this in turn changes the speed of the voice then that
> sorts out one problem but where do I adjust the volume? I know this can
> be
> achieved by modifying the script in the other vbs file that is used to
> voice
> folder and file names but I cant seem to find it in the script to create
> the
> english.voice file.
> thanks as always
> Hamish
> Hi Hamish,
> Yes, speed of the voice file is changed in the control panel under speech.
> If you want to change the volume, you would change it in the
> makevoices.vbs
> script.
> snip-snip
> Scale the input volume by <factor. The factor 0.6 is recommended. Higher
> values make the voice UI louder, lower values make it more quiet. Don't
> use
> values1, or the voice will probably get distorted.
> For instance, I changed the volume to 07 for my VF.
> MakeVoiceFile "english", "ScanSoft Karen_Full_22kHz", SPSF_22kHz16BitMono,
> 190, "-V 5 -B 64 --resample 22 --scale 0.7 --vbr-new -t -S"
> You can find out more about building and tweaking voice files at:
> HtH
> Scott
Received on 2006-10-16

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