Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Generating non-English voice sets daily (testers needed!)
Re: Generating non-English voice sets daily (testers needed!)
From: Solomon Peachy via rockbox-dev <rockbox-dev_at_cool.haxx.se>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:51:42 -0400
On Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 09:25:11PM +0200, XavierGr wrote:
> I tested the Greek voice file on an old Rasher's Simulator build (from
> 2018). Other than the occasional mis-matched string - because the simulator
> build is too old and menus have changed since then - the lang file seems to
Thanks for sanity checking this.
Do you think you could contribute the last handful of missing strings in
the Greek translation?
> Having said that, the quality of the voice file is in general low and the
> articulation is very robot-like, but I guess this is better than nothing.
Unfortunately the state of non-English TTS engines leaves a lot to be
desired. If you are able to suggest better espeak parameters, or
a specific (freely usable) engine that we can use, I'll gladly
incorporate that instead.
(I'm told the mbrola voices are better in general. working on getting
them installed to experiment with)
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