Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: New voices available
Re: New voices available
From: TJ Olsen <tj_at_tjolsen.net>
Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2007 04:15:17 -0500
i to am not able to get the ihp 120 to voice menues with the build from 3/3
(no we're not in april yet, thank god)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mat Mirabella" <mat_mirabella_at_yahoo.com>
To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2007 3:45 AM
Subject: RE: New voices available
> Hi Onj and all.
> I have tried the latest voice files from the site
> given below, and the
> rockbox does not seem to be voicing menus at all on my
> Iriver H340. I am
> using the rockbox build from 04-03-07
> I usually also create a voice file automatically when
> I download the latest
> build, on the basis of the english.lang file found in
> the source archive for
> that daily build. I also tried making a voice file
> from that process and
> rockbox will not read menus there either. Is there
> something different
> about recent english.lang files such that voice files
> cannot be made
> properly directly from english.lang?
> I have of course made sure menu reading is set to on
> in the settings and the
> english.voice is in the langs dir.
> Any ideas.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
> Behalf Of Onj
> Sent: Friday, 2 March 2007 10:39 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: New voices available
> I'm not sure if anyone has been benefiting from the
> voices i have been
> putting up, but since the menu structure has
> drastically changed, new voices
> had to be made available.
> I haven't looked on the main rockbox site to see if
> new voices are
> available, but even if they are, I have been making
> voices for a little
> while, and for those who don't know, they are
> available and listed by date,
> for your convenience.
> This is an automated process and if English.lang
> changes significantly, a
> new voice file with current date will be uploaded, so
> if you like the voices
> there, check back regularly.
> The voices are in the 7z format. 7Zip is just another
> compression format
> but it works well in this particular situation.
> I am willing to accommodate those people who cannot
> for some reason or other
> open 7z archives, but it's a simple download from
> www.7zip.org so it
> shouldn't cause the majority of users any issues.
> However if it does, I will consider switching to zip
> which even windows XP
> can open, be it badly.
> I have just found the downloads to be smaller using 7z
> so that is why I use
> If these voices crash while recording or there is any
> other problem, please
> tell me so I can make speed adjustements.
> Since November 19 or is it 22 of last year, voices
> above a certain speed
> (about 270 wpm sapi4 and over 80 percent sapi5) have
> caused most targits to
> crash and this bug has as yet, not been addressed.
> This of course makes the
> voice file in the ram of the targit larger, and most
> voices (if any) will
> now not work on Archos players for that reason.
> Until this bug has been addressed, there's honestly
> not a lot I personally
> can do about it, so I appologise in advance for what I
> consider to be mainly
> slow voice files, and especially quite large. Most of
> them are over 1.44 mb
> in size.
> Thank you for reading.
> Andre P. Louis
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Received on 2007-03-04