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Subject: Re: creating new .voices for H10 - not working

Re: creating new .voices for H10 - not working

From: DM Beaver <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 20:46:37 -0500

I also really appreciate your efforts to get voice creation working.

Now, how do I tell rbutil to use my Crystal16 or Mike16 voices?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dominik Wenger" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2008 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: creating new .voices for H10 - not working

>I just tested a voice creation with rbutil and jaws and its really not too
>good to use with voice only :-)
> So to create a voice file, you can use the "Actions" menu (via alt) with
> this you can directly jump to the voice generation dialog, and this menu
> is well voiced.
> In the "Create Voice File" Dialog there is a dropdown menu at the top
> which selects the language to generate. (if you open the dropdown with
> alt+down jaws reads the entrys).
> Under this drop down there is a "Change" Button which lets you directly
> jump to the configuration of the TTS engine and the encoder.
> In the Configuration dialog there is also a dropdown to select the TTS
> engine (use "Sapi5 TTS Engine" for a start). Then there is a button to
> configure the selected TTS. (for sapi you dont have to change anything,
> maybe the language).
> Below is the same for the Encoder. (Set it to rbspeex, and leave the
> configuration of it on default).
> Use OK Button to close the dialog, and navigate to "Install". Then a
> Progress windows shows (Jaws announces it, but doesnt read the contents).
> The generation takes a long time, so be patient. At the end Jaws told me
> "100 %" then you can close the window with the button on it, und with luck
> you have a working voice file on your player :-)
> Unfortunatly there is no good way to know if something failed.. (maybe
> rbutil should play a sound if it errors ? :-) )
> hope i could help..
> greets, Domonoky
>> Can you, if possible, outline the steps I should take in order to
>> accomplish
>> this?
> ...
>> Regards,
>> Stuart.
Received on 2008-01-13

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