jason at jasonjgw.net
Sat May 11 05:27:57 EDT 2013
Tony Baechler <tony at baechler.net> wrote:
> I read about this quite a few years ago. Sun released it, but I don't
> know if anything is done with it now since Oracle took over. It's
> packaged in Debian and requires Java. I've never heard a demo of it, so I
> don't know if the quality is any good. Can anyone here comment on it?
It's basically a rewrite, in Java, of Festival Lite, hence the output is very
similar to that of Flite.
Mary TTS uses part of it, evidently - freetts.jar is among the dependencies.
For purposes of Speakup, you might as well use Flite; there isn't much point
in making FreeTTS work with Speakup.
More information about the Speakup