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Installing Alternate TTS Voices

Overview

This will allow you to use a custom voice to be set within Deepbot. The voice can be used to read donations/use @tts@/etc.

Note: Works with Windows 7/8/10.


Important

Warning!!: This guide involves doing manual edits to your registry. We do not take any responsibility for any damage done to your Computer/Device. Do at your own risk.


Setup

1. Install the Speech Platform V11

  • A. Go Here
  • B. Click “Download”
  • C. Select “x64_SpeechPlatformRuntime\SpeechPlatformRuntime.msi”
  • D. Run the Installer after downloading.

2. Get the Alternate Voices

  • A. Go Here
  • B. Click “Download”
  • C. Select the voice files you want. Note: They are the ones that have “TTS” in the file name.
    • List of English Speaking Voices:
      • MSSpeech_TTS_en-CA_Heather
      • MSSpeech_TTS_en-GB_Hazel
      • MSSpeech_TTS_en-IN_Heera
      • MSSpeech_TTS_en-US_Helen
      • MSSpeech_TTS_en-US_ZiraPro
      • MSSpeech_TTS_en-AU_Hayley
  • D. Run the installers for the Voices you downoaded.

3. Extract the registry tokens

  • A. Open Regedit (Hit Windows + R Keys > Type Regedit in Box)
  • B. Under - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Speech Server\v11.0\Voices > Right click the “Tokens” folder and export. Save this file to your desktop as voices1.reg so it will be easy to find later.
  • C. Under - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Speech Server\v11.0\Voices > Right click “Tokens” and again export it, again to the desktop. Call it voices2.reg.

4. Edit the Voices 1 and 2 files

  • A. Open Voices1.reg in Notepad. (Right Click > Open With.. > Select Notepad.)
  • B. Press “Ctrl + H”
  • C. Enter “\Speech Server\v11.0\” into the “Find What” Field.
  • D. Enter “\Speech\” in the “Replace With” Field.
  • E. Click “Replace All”
  • F. Save the File.
  • G. Repeat Steps A-F for Voices2.reg File

5. Merge the new Registry files into your registry

  • A. Double Click to “Run” both Voices1.reg and Voices2.reg
  • B. Click “Yes” when propmted.

6. You have now installed your custom voices. Start up Deepbot and you should have Access to the new voices.

installing_alternate_tts_voices.txt · Last modified: 2016/08/16 07:51 by repentgamingtv