v3.50 (20 Mar 2016)
eSpeak is a module which provides facilities for words or files to be spoken, using commands that can also be used from applications.
eSpeak was developed by Jonathan Duddington as a commercial product, and for many years was available as part of Pluto, but in 2013 both Pluto and eSpeak were released with a GPLv3 licence.
This version has been released to try and resolve some problems with the last version released by Jonathan for RISC OS in 2013, and to separate it from Pluto so it can be used more easily with other applications.
Several languages are provided, and more can be added.
This updated version is now freely available using the link below, or !Store.
Recent Change History
eSpeak v3.50 (20 Mar 2016)
This RISC OS version has the following changes since the last version 1.47.06 which was released by Jonathan and included in Pluto v3.06b:
- Copied the SourceForge SVN espeak repository from revision 343, which was the nearest to the last version released by Jonathan.
- Updated to bring into line with the 1.47.06 zip file.
- Updated to v3.47 as supplied with Pluto v3.11-v3.15, which included fixes from Willi Theiss for the OMAP4 Pandaboard from June 2013.
- Updated to enable compilation with DDE26.
- Fixed two ZeroPain problems, with help from Colin Gransden.
- Changed to enable a stand-alone release zip like espeak-1.47.06-riscos to be created containing !eSpeak.
How to obtain eSpeak
This version is available from the SourceForge link below, or by using the !Store application.
For downloads from SourceForge, please note:
- Netsurf and Orgeano2 users may see a SourceForge page saying
Your download will start shortly..., but if nothing happens then click
on the direct link on that page to complete the download.
- The zip file may arrive with a filetype of Data and need changing to RISC
OS filetype of Zip, most easily by just dragging to SparkFS on the
|Zip file ||Size ||Comments
||Full version of !eSpeak for new and existing users. Only required if you want to use eSpeak (with or without Pluto).
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