eSpeak NG is an open source speech synthesizer that supports more than hundred languages and accents. (by espeak-ng)

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  • Need a English to Georgian translation APP/Web (with pronunciation)
  • List of TTS Engines (Offline) | 2021-08-04
    Hi, I downloaded the eSpeak but how can I download the polish voice? I saw that it is listed here but I don't know how to install it on phone since I can't find any instruction.
  • Hoping to verify that espeak-ng won't install and run on M1 macOS silicon(?)
    ==> Installing espeak-ng from anarchivist/espeak-ng ==> Cloning Updating /Users/sepiaboy/Library/Caches/Homebrew/waywardgeek-sonic--git ==> Checking out branch master Already on 'master' Your branch is up to date with 'origin/master'. HEAD is now at ba33141 Merge pull request #23 from danielbair/sonic-mac ==> Downloading Already downloaded: /Users/sepiaboy/Library/Caches/Homebrew/downloads/bb69ab0b2c7a60794b06bb3a584034b8fe8c1d5716821ded1f4e7d57c80fe195--espeak-ng-1.50.tar.gz Error: Cannot install anarchivist/espeak-ng/espeak-ng because conflicting formulae are installed. espeak: because espeak-ng also provides espeak and speak binaries
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  • Looking for a good Speech synthesizer to read out loud farsi/dari | 2021-02-17
    eSpeak-NG is a free and open-source speech synthesis program that supports more than 100 languages, including Farsi in either Persian or Latin alphabet.
  • good sapi voices? | 2021-02-09
    Here | 2021-02-09
  • one-liner to fetch (curl), parse (jq), and read (tts) posts from a subreddit
    for offline usage, festival usually sounds better than espeak-ng but its usage is less intuitive. both can be highly customized to improve the way they sound and interpret input. for online usage, I've been pretty happy with the one I mentioned here (gTTS) and the project is still active.
  • Any open source book to audio converter (TTS)?
    eSpeak NG and Festival: see and The former can output to a WAV file, and converting that to mp3 should be trivial.


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espeak-ng/espeak-ng is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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