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Speech synthsis system

Festival is a general multi-lingual speech synthesis system. It offers a full text to speech system with various APIs, as well an environment for development and research of speech synthesis techniques. It is written in C++ with a Scheme-based command interpreter for general control.


User manual available in HTML format from http://www.festvox.org/docs/manual-2.4.0/festival_toc.html

Related Projects

  • GOK
  • Lazyread
  • Reed
  • Gnome-speech
  • Gnopernicus
  • KDE Accessibility
  • Skipper
  • Festival Gaim
  • Praat


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
X11Janet Casey16 July 2002

Leaders and contributors

Alan W Black Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:festival-talk@cstr.ed.ac.uk
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/festival

Software prerequisites

Required to buildGNU make

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 February 2018.


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