update needed on software synthesizers for linux

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at csir.co.za
Fri Feb 10 11:02:46 UTC 2006

You can actually use IBM viavoice.
I am using an old unsupported version, but these days you can buy it 
Also go to www.llsti.org where there are some other free software 
including Hindi.

On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, krishnakant Mane wrote:

> well, actually my main question is about the software synths available
> under the gpl or lgpl.
> I want to know if there are better synths than flite,  I want better
> quality voices like IBM's viavoice or eloquence used by jaws for
> windows.
> or if there is a way we can use existing speach engines to generate
> better voice.  I heard about festvox but is it for just adding new
> voice with a diphone speach or can I improve the speaking quality like
> inflection and the pronounciations etc.
> if not then what are the better options.
> thanks,
> Krishnakant.
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