Text to speech and create wav file

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at mac.com
Sat Jun 27 02:01:55 CEST 2015


Thank you Mark.

Bill

> On Jun 26, 2015, at 9:17 AM, Mark Schonewille <m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:
> 
> Here's an example, which uses the speak comman from eSpeak:
> 
> on mouseUp
>     put fld 1 into myText
>     put "/usr/local/bin/speak -ven+f3" && quote & myText & quote && "-w ~/desktop/text.wav" into myScript
>     get shell(myScript)
> end mouseUp
> 
> You may want to remove quotes from the source text. I had to use the full path to the cli, but if you install it properly, this shouldn't be necessary.
> 
> You can also use Mac OS X's say command:
> 
> say -o ~/desktop/text2.wave --file-format=m4af 'hello world'
> 
> The possible formats are m4af, caff, AIFF and WAVE. For me, all these formats work, except for WAVE.
> 
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> 
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> On 26 jun 2015, at 04:41, Mark Schonewille wrote:
> 
>> You can do this with a simple shell function. I'll look it up in a few hours if no one else posts it.
>> 
>> --
>> Kind regards,
>> 
>> Mark Schonewille
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>> Op 26 jun. 2015 om 01:43 heeft Bill Vlahos <bvlahos at mac.com> het volgende geschreven:
>> 
>>> Tom,
>>> 
>>> I do want this on a Mac. This looks like a viable option using AppleScript.
>>> 
>>> Thank you,
>>> Bill Vlahos
>>> 
>>>> On Jun 25, 2015, at 9:48 AM, tbodine <bodine at bodinetraininggames.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi Bill.
>>>> 
>>>> I don't know if that's doable within Livecode. If not, perhaps you can use
>>>> an external source. A site such as http://www.fromtexttospeech.com/ may have
>>>> an API where you can send the text and get back a url to download your wav
>>>> file.
>>>> 
>>>> On the Mac side, looks like many people have used Applescript to save audio
>>>> files from texttospeech.
>>>> (https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2290534?tstart=0)
>>>> 
>>>> In the near future, perhaps LC builder will provide the OS connectons so we
>>>> can do this sort of thing within  LC.
>>>> 
>>>> -- Tom Bodine
>>>> 
>>>> 
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