Festival 2.1

A general and Open Source framework for building multilingual speech synthesis systems
Festival is a free, open source, portable and cross-platform command-line application written in C++ that provides a framework for creating multi-lingual speech synthesis systems that contains examples of various modules.

Festival supports English American, British English, as well as Spanish languages, it offers a complete text to speech system, and a complete set of tools and documentation for building new voices.

Among its features, we can mention backwards compatibility with Festival 1.4.3, support for externally configurable language independent modules, waveform synthesizers, SABLE markup, server/client, scripting, and Emacs interfaces.

last updated on:
February 10th, 2014, 10:48 GMT
license type:
MIT/X Consortium License 
developed by:
Alan W Black
ROOT \ Multimedia \ Audio
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What's New in This Release:
  • HTS hidden Markov model based synthesis engine API integration
  • Support for gcc 4.3, 4.4 and 4.5
  • Native Apple OS X audio support (OS X 10.6)
  • Bug fixes galore.
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