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eSpeak for Android

eSpeak for Android is a port of the eSpeak Text-to-Speech synthesiser to Android, supporting 75 languages and accents. It is based on the eyes-free version, but with improved language selection and language name display, support for accents and special characters, improved handling of speech rate and pitch, support for MIPS-based devices, and improved support for SSML.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  06 Jun 2014 12:15

    Release Notes: An IllegalArgumentException in eSpeakActivity was fixed. A crash when adding a dictionary but no dictionaries are found was fixed. Support for Basque was added and the translations for Catalan, Finnish, German, Indonesian, and Russian were updated.

    •  14 Oct 2013 14:37

      Release Notes: Updated to eSpeak 1.47.12. Fixes an issue with no sound when using Croatian, Bosnian, etc. Fixes a crash when using custom punctuation characters. Fix updating the installed voice count then installing the voices from the main activity. Includes the Assamese and Gujarati languages.

      •  17 Sep 2013 13:44

        Release Notes: This release supports setting the punctuation level and punctuation characters. It supports importing custom-built eSpeak dictionary files from the SD card. It supports selecting NVDA voice variants. It fixes a regression when setting the voice to speak with.

        •  29 Jul 2013 10:54

          Release Notes: This release updates to eSpeak 1.47.11d and fixes crashes when running on Android 4.3. English (Caribblean) is now reported as English (Jamaican), and Spanish (Latin America) is now reported as Spanish (Mexico), to address Android 4.3 issues. Translations for Slovak, Bulgarian, Catalan, and Vietnamese have been updated.

          •  10 May 2013 21:27

            Release Notes: This release reworks the speech rate and pitch settings to use sliders to set the exact value to use. It adds support for selecting the eSpeak voice variant. It adds support for setting the volume. It adds support for setting pitch variation. It improves the voice upgrade/installation process. It has updated translations for Italian, Russian, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, and Spanish (Latin American).

            Recent comments

            02 Apr 2014 16:38 AdiPurwanto

            how can I change that voice for new voice and using indonesian phenome


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