wxtts or text to speech maintained in 2020

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wxtts or text to speech maintained in 2020

Post by marco_84 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:17 pm

Hi everyone,
I wanted to know if there is a component of wxwidgets as an alternative to wxtts that I found on sourceforge.net but which has been abandoned for many years,
I need it to have an audio notification for a deadline, which announces the deadline as soon as an expiration date is reached
I tried to look for other things, how to windows sapi and this too has been abandoned for many years and the microsoft doesn't give updated instructions to use it.

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Re: wxtts or text to speech maintained in 2020

Post by doublemax » Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:10 pm

It's a little late, but: I know that under Windows at least SAPI5 still works. Maybe SAPI4 too. So i think wxTTS might still work.
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Re: wxtts or text to speech maintained in 2020

Post by marco_84 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:12 pm

Hi Doublemax, thanks for the reply,
as the SAPI are obsolete
what can i use of API to develop still supported?
I want to make a voice announcement as soon as the application starts
pronouncing the event vocally
for example: "insurance policy expiry on March 5, 2021"

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Re: wxtts or text to speech maintained in 2020

Post by doublemax » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:30 pm

Who says SAPI is obsolete? It's still available in Windows 10.

Another option might be "espeak-ng", but i have no experience with it:
https://github.com/espeak-ng/espeak-ng/

What's your requirement regarding the speech quality? Does it have to be as human as possible, or just "understandable"?
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Re: wxtts or text to speech maintained in 2020

Post by marco_84 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:21 pm

I need it just understandable
I'm using: Ubuntu and Windows platform with wxwidgets 3.1.4

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Re: wxtts or text to speech maintained in 2020

Post by doublemax » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:58 pm

I guess espeak-ng should be a good option then. Especially if you need something for Windows and Linux.
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