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From: Hayden Pearce <>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 03:41:14 +1300

You'll need to generate it/them, using RbUtil.

Though (nit-picking), I think what you're actually talking about is a
.voice file? The <language>.voice file is responsible for voicing the menu
structure, whereas .talk clips are used to voice files and folders in the
filebrowser. The two shouldn't be confused. Regardless, both .voice and
.talk files will be needed for full operation by a non-sighted user, and
RbUtil can generate them both provided the system has a supported TTS
engine (on Windows, you'll almost definitely have SAPI, so, no worries

You may need to check an option in RbUtil (the name and location of which
escapes me at this late hour) to get it to display unsupported targets
(such as the Classic) in order to get it to build .voice/talk files, you
may not...I'm unsure.

Aaaanyway, RbUtil is what you're after to voice your device, and its
actually a remarkably painless process.

On Nov 18, 2011 3:22 AM, "DD petterson" <> wrote:

> Hi Derek, i've played around with getting my classic to talk. Apparantly
> the menu options for that is available. What i am currently struggling with
> is to find the .talk clips which fits the Classic model. The closest match
> i believe would be the .talk clips for the iPod video. Could anyone on the
> list point me to where the .talk files for the classic are located ? They
> are not in the daily builds archive under "extras"..
> Daniel.
> > Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 12:27:13 -0500
> > Subject: Re:
> > From:
> > To:
> >
> > Brandon:
> > Links would be lovely. I'm nervous about ebay, yes. Knowing my luck
> > I'd get the broken one. :)
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