How to get more voices for QTextToSpeech?
Hi! I'm playing with the Hello Speak Example on Ubuntu 16.04. I installed Qt 5.9.1 and the flite backend / Qt flite plugin from Ubuntu's repositories. So far, so good, the example works but it only gives me "English (UnitedStates)" for the language and "kal16 - Male - Adult" for the voice. Does anybody know what packages I need to install to get more voices? A single English female voice would already be sufficient.
BTW, when I enter
flite -lvin the terminal, it says
Voices available: kal awb_time kal16 awb rms slt. And
flite -voice slt -t "Hello"actually speaks with the
P.S.: Actually the OS is KDE Neon, which is basically just some extra repos on top of Ubuntu. Not sure if that makes any difference, just saying.
First of all i don't have any experience with QtSpeech module yet.
But AFAIK the used backend on Linux is
@raven-worx I don't have any experience with TTS either, also I can't find much info about the current infrastructure on Linux, resp. on KDE. I have installed
speech-dispatcher. And I can make it speak in the terminal, using its own
spd-saycommand. I'm not sure how
fliteare related. I think speech-dispacher is an abstraction layer / daemon, and flite is one of several "engines" it can use.
The following packages that seem to be relevant have been installed:
Note that no
qtspeech5-speechdispatcher-plugin(or similar) exists in the repo. But looking at the Qt Speech sources, it seems there should be such a plugin.
Anyways, when I build an application for testing ....