quick basic, maybe silly queston?

Jonathan Duddington jsd at clara.co.uk
Thu Jan 17 19:01:35 EST 2008

On 17 Jan, Glenn Ervin <GlennErvin at cableone.net> wrote:
> Too bad that nobody has developed a good software synth for DOS. I
> messed with SbTalker, long, long ago, but that did not work all that
> well.

eSpeak can be compiled and run on FreeDOS.  Dietmar Segbert has done
this and put a makefile in the eSpeak Source download from:

At least it can make a WAV file of speech.  I don't know how you would
play it.

It can also make phoneme (pho) data for mbrola voices, if they can run
on DOS.

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