O.T. ESpeak Windows version doesn't work
jsd at clara.co.uk
Mon Feb 19 07:13:02 EST 2007
In article <000001c7541c$ef68aaa0$9160d3cb at yourtpj8jvyu9p>,
David Harvey <david at d-w-harvey.com> wrote:
> The error is:
> Espeakedit Error
> Failed to load phoneme data,
> needs espeak-data/phontab,phondata,phonindex
That's from the espeakedit program.
You must first install espeak. That's the espeak-1.20-win.zip
download. This installs the eSpeak SAPI5 speech engine, and puts the
data files in C:\Program Files\eSpeak\espeak-data.
eSpeak voices should now appear in the SAPI5 voices list in programs
such as screen readers (NVDA, JAWS, Window-Eyes) and other programs
such as the simple TTSApp which is installed in C:\Program Files\eSpeak
as part of the espeak installation.
You only need the espeakedit program (that's the
espeakedit-1.20-win.zip download) if you want to edit the data (eg.
the pronunciation rules). It expects data files to already be in
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