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Microsoft Speech Service API: Text-to-Speech Samples

This repo contains sample in various languages for using Text-to-Speech. Speech Service is generally avaliable since 2018.9. Please be sure you have a subscription key for the new Speech Service, not a subcription key from the retiring Bing Speech.

Microsoft also offers Neural TTS preview which can be invoked following the samples in this repo as well. What you need is to use a neural TTS endpoint.
Neural TTS uses Deep Neural Networks in matching patterns of stress and intonation in spoken language called prosody. So, it does prosody prediction and voice synthesis simultaneously. While traditional TTS break down prosody into separate linguistic analysis and the predictions are governed by independent models, that results in obscure voice synthesis. And therefore, Neural TTS perform much better than traditional TTS.

Recommend to run the CSharp example first which is always kept up to date.

Contributing

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You can reach out to us anytime with questions and suggestions using our communities below: - Support questions: StackOverflow - Feedback & feature requests: Cognitive Services UserVoice Forum

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License

All Microsoft Cognitive Services SDKs and samples are licensed with the MIT License. For more details, see LICENSE.

Sample images are licensed separately, please refer to LICENSE-IMAGE.

Developer Code of Conduct

Developers using Cognitive Services, including this client library & sample, are expected to follow the “Developer Code of Conduct for Microsoft Cognitive Services”, found at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=698895.