|Jampal mp3 Library||
Summary of Features
Installation & Getting Started
License & acknowledgements
Simple text to speech command line program
This is a very simple Microsoft Windows script to convert text to speech. If uses the windows scripting host and the Microsoft Text to Speech Engine. The Text to Speech Engine is installed with Windows XP and later versions.
For Linux or CYGWIN installations, there is a script file (ptts.sh) which provides everything here but supports many speech engines and languages. Run ptts.sh --help to get information on it. Note that under Linux the Microsoft speech engine will not work, another speech engine must be installed.
The text can be keyed in or read from a text file. The
sound can be output to the computer sound system or sent to
a wave file. Text is read from standard input or can be
read from a file using a redirect, for example, to read
aloud a text file:
To create a wav file from the text file (e.g create an
audio book ;) ):
Adjust the speech and voice defaults using the speech control panel option.
If you are running 64-bit windows you may only see 64-bit
voices. If you have 32-bit voices you can access them by
Typing the command
Usage: cscript "C:\Program Files\Jampal\ptts.vbs" [options]