Linux Speech Support?

panagiotis m merakosp at
Mon Dec 6 08:34:11 EST 2021

Hello Peter,

Unfortunately LC does not have a test-to-speech library that will work on

The Android Speech-to-text library should only list "Android" in the
supported platforms.

Kind regards,

On Mon, 6 Dec 2021 at 11:36, Peter Reid via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Has anyone managed to used text-to-speech for Linux? I'm using the latest
> LC 9.6.5 stable release, building for Mac, Win64 and Linux64. The Mac and
> Win build OK but I get the following warning for the Linux build:
>         Linux x86-64, external No externals.txt config file found for
> Speech
> The Linux app builds and runs OK except that the text-to-speech doesn't
> work. I've tried manually selecting inclusions but there's nothing
> appropriate. I've tried including Android speech support inclusions, just
> in case it might work with Linux; it doesn't.
> So, general question - has anyone got text-to-speech (or speech-to-text)
> working with Linux? For speech in general there are the following
> inclusions:
>         Android Speech-to-text (all platforms are listed)
>         Speech Library (X, iOS, Android only)
>         Speech (X, Win only)
> Any suggestions please?
> Peter
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> Peter Reid
> Loughborough, UK
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