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hpr2825 :: More text to speech trials

A supplementary show to Jeroens episode 2792

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Hosted by Ken Fallon on 2019-05-31 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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A supplementary show to Jeroens episode HPR2792 :: Playing around with text to speech synthesis on Linux.

I found two addional options. The first is mimic

# dnf info mimic
Summary      : Mycroft's TTS engine
URL          :
License      : BSD
Description  : Mimic is a fast, lightweight Text-to-speech engine developed by Mycroft A.I.
             : and VocalID, based on Carnegie Mellon University’s FLITE software. Mimic takes
             : in text and reads it out loud to create a high quality voice. Mimic's
             : low-latency, small resource footprint, and good quality voices set it apart
             : from other open source text-to-speech projects.

And the second is gTTS which is a interface to the google TTS api.


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