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I'm Hearing Voices

Discussion in 'Computers & Technology Forum' started by Deacon, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. Deacon

    Deacon Well-Known Member
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    My Windows 7 software came with only one Narrator voice, "Anna".

    Are there any freeware voices or even some inexpensive ones I might purchase?

    AND once downloaded, how do I install them?

    Rob
     
  2. David Michael Harris

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    My daughters name is Anna, one of the most beautiful voices I have ever heard.

    I have win7, not used the voice facility thing though. Are you disabled in some way?
     
  3. Deacon

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    So much to read, so little time.
    My eyes are slowly deteriorating.
    They still work fine at the right distance but too close or too far is a problem.

    More than half of the books I bought this year have been digital.
    I've found that getting a little help with a read-a-long helps a lot.

    Rob
     
  4. David Michael Harris

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    Actually, my eyes seem to be failing too. I find small print hard these days, time for glasses maybe?
     
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    You might try the following for info on the feature but did not find voices. They may be mentioned in these links but don't know:

    http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/windowsvista/tts.aspx

    http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/windowsvista/narrator.aspx

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Change-the-Narrator-voice

    If you do not find any free ones the below might help. Lots of voices but costs. http://www.bytecool.com/voices.htm

    Google for "free text to speech voices" and you might find something.
     
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    maybe you could find the HAL voice from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

    :D
     
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