MBROLA Inside...

Non-commercial TTS systems and components compatible with MBROLA :

This is a collection of publicly available TTS tools and systems (or pointers to sites where these tools are available) interfaced with MBROLA. The quality and size of these tools is very variable. Note that those tools must be connected to the MBROLA speech synthesizer to actually get an audio output.

Language

Definition

Provider

Download/Link

French

LiaMBROLA, for Asterisk

Sylvain Thérien

http://www.tux89.com/telephonie/synthese-vocale-en-francais-sous-asterisk/

Portuguese

EasyVoice

University of Algarve

http://w3.ualg.pt/~pcondado/download.php

German, English, Tibetan

MARY

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

http://mary.dfki.de

French,English

eLite, On-line TTS

Multitel ASBL

http://www.multitel.be/TTS/

All languages supported by Mbrola

eFriend, Talking face application

Multitel ASBL

http://www.multitel.be/TTS/layout.php?page=eFriend

French, Arabic, English, Dutch, Spanish, Turkish

EULER, Freely available (GNU C ++) TTS for Win95/98/NT

Multitel-TCTS LAB

http://tcts.fpms.ac.be/synthesis/euler/

English, Welsh, Spanish

FESTIVAL, Multilingual TTS (can be connected to MBROLA) University of Edinburg http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/

http://festvox.org/

French, Arabic, English, Dutch, Spanish, Turkish MBRDICO, Multilingual talking dictionaries Multitel-TCTS LAB http://tcts.fpms.ac.be/synthesis/mbrdico/
German Txt2Pho, TTS binary, (Linux, SUN SOLARIS, Win ) Institut für Kommunikationsforschung und Phonetik
http://www.ikp.uni-bonn.de/dt/forsch/phonetik/hadifix/HADIFIXforMBROLA.html
English TexTalk, TTS Ben Wooler ftp://tcts.fpms.ac.be/pub/mbrola/tts/English/textalk.zip
English Freespeech, TTS Stephen Isard, Alistair Conkie ftp://tcts.fpms.ac.be/pub/mbrola/tts/English/fs_a10m_tar.tgz

http://www.anthemion.co.uk/code/wxtts/wxtts2.zip

Spanish TTS (in Perl) Alistair Conkie ftp://tcts.fpms.ac.be/pub/mbrola/tts/Spanish/perl_tts.zip
French, English TTS(for Macintosh) Philippe Devallois ftp://tcts.fpms.ac.be/pub/mbrola/tts/French/MacTTS.fr_FR.sit

ftp://tcts.fpms.ac.be/pub/mbrola/tts/English/MacTTS.en_US.sit

French MINGUS, TTS (in Prolog) Piet Mertens, University of Leuven http://bach.arts.kuleuven.ac.be/pmertens/prosody/mingus.html
French LAIPTTS, TTS (Win, Mac, Unix) Eric Keller, Lausanne University http://www.unil.ch/imm/docs/LAIP/LAIPTTS.html
French TTS (in Perl) David Haubensack ftp://tcts.fpms.ac.be/pub/mbrola/tts/French/perl_tts.zip
French, English Phonetizer (in Perl) Alistair Conkie ftp://tcts.fpms.ac.be/pub/mbrola/tts/English/perl_ttp.zip
Cross-language Perl scripts for playing a .pho file with a voice in another language Mike Hamilton http://www.hamilton.net.au/mbrola.html
Portuguese TTS Luis Alves ftp://tcts.fpms.ac.be/pub/mbrola/tts/Portuguese/port_tts.zip
German TTS (online synthesis) EDUNET http://www.printx.org/
German Mail reader (gawk script) Michael Renner, Joachim Keltsch ftp://ftp.tuebingen.mpg.de/pub/renner/readmail

ftp://ftp.tuebingen.mpg.de/pub/renner/sag_was

Greek DEMOSTHeNES, Greek TTS Gerasimos Xydas http://www.di.uoa.gr/speech/synthesis/demosthenes
English COMEDIA, open source TTS Java API for MBROLA Sergey Seroukhov http://sourceforge.net/projects/comedia
Italian Italian TTS Piero Cosi http://www.pd.istc.cnr.it/tts//It-TTS.htm#downloads
French LIA_PHON, Text processing tools (preproc.,phonetization,syntactic labelling...) freely available under GNU GPL licence Frederic Bechet http://tcts.fpms.ac.be/synthesis/mbrola/tts/French/lia_phon.v1.2.tar.gz
Dutch Text to phoneme converter Eric Auer http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/~eric/stuff/soft/
Indian Languages On-line TTS Acharya http://acharya.iitm.ac.in/demos.html
English FreeTTS - a speech synthesis system written in the Java(TM) programming language FreeTTS open source community http://freetts.sourceforge.net
Indian Languages TTS framework for several indian languages Matrubhasha http://www.ncb.ernet.in/matrubhasha
Indian Java TTS for Indian Languages Naarad - J http://trinetra.ncb.ernet.in/~raman/naarad/
English TTS in Prolog Bill Hollingsworth http://www.cynthiaspeech.com/
Indonesian TTS Arry Akhmad Arman http://lss.ee.itb.ac.id/~aa/indotts/
French On-line TTS(in java) Hélène Collavizza and Jean-Paul Stromboni http://kaivalyam.essi.fr/
Venezuelan Spanish TTS (in Perl) Manuel Rodriguez and Alistair Conkie http://tcts.fpms.ac.be/synthesis/mbrola/tts/Spanish/tafv-exp.zip
Hungarian Text to pho in perl Eleonora Klein http://tkltrans.sourceforge.net/magyar/hunpho.tar.gz
- Mbrola speech plug-in for the Wavesurfer Dimitrios Zachariadis http://users.hol.gr/~dzach/wavesurfer/speak.htm
- Script to copysynthesize with Wavesurfer Felix Burkhardt http://felix.syntheticspeech.de/copysynthMbrola.html
German GraPho - Graphical pho file editor Astrid Paeschke http://pascal.kgw.tu-berlin.de/expressive-speech/online/synthesis/german/en/ia-en.php
Hungarian GraPho - Graphical pho file editor (in perl/tk) Eleonora Klein (based on Astrid Paeschke's web-based GraPho) http://tkltrans.sf.net/magyar/ptkphodis.tar.gz
Multilingual EmoFilt - Emotionalizer filter Felix Burkhardt http://emofilt.sourceforge.net/
English ProSynth (see web site) http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/project/prosynth/
Afrikaans Afrikaans .PHO Creator Godfrey Philander http://interpret.co.za/html/mbrola.html
If you have similar publicly available text-to-speech tools or systems and want us to add a pointer to them, please contact us
Some Commercial TTS systems compatible with MBROLA:

Language

Company

Download/Link

French, German, Dutch, Arabic, Brazilian, English, Portuguese, Spanish

BABEL Technologies

http://www.babeltech.com/

French, German, Dutch, Spanish, English

Archangelis

http://www.archangelis.com

German

ATIP http://www.atip.de/Products/Proser_Online/proser_online.html

Dutch

Fluency www.fluency.nl
Others...(Demos)

Description

Provider

Download/Link

The Mbrola Christmas song (in mp3 format), fully synthestic choral music!

TCTS TTS Team

xmas.mp3

Melissa, an MBROLA-based Virtual Singer

François Lanctot

http://www.melissapop.com

Ca2 singing for you

François Lanctot

http://www.klemradio.com

ALISS, Talking robot, Brief Description

Adam Jones

ALISS.mpg

KILLER ROBOT an animated feature, all voices done with MBROLA

Peter Rasmussen

www.nanoflix.net

www.machinima.com

Burcas - Midi to singing examples

Marcus Uneson

http://www.ling.lu.se/persons/Marcusu/music/burcas/index.html

 

IEEE on speech synthesis, biggest meeting on earth of people with mbrolized voices: from left to right, Piero Cosi (IT3), Vincent Pagel (FR3), Céline Egéa (FR2), Baris Bozkurt (TR1), Thierry Dutoit (FR1), Yoram Meron (HB1), Koji Iwano (JP1)

Last updated May 11th, 2004.