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Speech synthesizer commandline utility pico2wave, based on SVOX PicoTTS.

pico2wave can only generate WAV file, there is no direct output to sound device.


  • English (British, American)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Homepage: https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/svox/+/master

Packaging for Sailfish: https://github.com/rinigus/pkg-picotts

OBS: https://build.merproject.org/package/show/home:rinigus:tts/picotts

Application versions: 
File picotts-17.08.10-10.4.1.jolla_.armv7hl.rpm4.06 MB11/08/2017 - 16:03
File picotts-17.08.10-10.4.1.jolla_.i486.rpm4.07 MB11/08/2017 - 16:03
File picotts-17.08.10-1.aarch64.rpm4.07 MB12/06/2021 - 22:16

- packaging for SFOS


Seven_of_nine's picture

Installs eternally, spinning wheel never ends. X10 /

rinigus's picture

Try one from Chum. If you have it installed already, please uninstall first.

BKeitto's picture

Works with SFOS 3.2 and Pure Maps but sounds a little tinny and there is a little bug in the german version.

otsaloma's picture

Please list the supported languages in the description. It would help people who are looking to get voice navigation working.

rinigus's picture

Good point - list added