[LAD] Release of new WORLD-based voice synthesizer

Nils Gey ich at nilsgey.de
Wed Jan 29 01:37:53 UTC 2014

Hi Tobias,

always nice to hear from you and from the virtual singer realm.
Any sound demos for that, yet?


On Tue, 28 Jan 2014 22:53:15 +0100
Tobias Platen <tobias at platen-software.de> wrote:

> Hello
> WORLD is a free software speech synthesizer on the basis of a Vocoder.
> It has been widely used as a backend for UTAU[1] but it should be also 
> possible to use it as a backend for eSpeak and other accessibility 
> and/or music applications such as the "Singing Computer"[2]. My modified 
> version of WORLD uses the well known vorbis codec for compression. The 
> world4espeak synthesizer is interface compatible to MBROLA, and can be 
> used to synthesize both singing and speech in real time on a modern 
> computer. It is hosted at gitorious.org [3]. Currently there are no 
> voices yet, a manual how to create voices will be published soon.
> Tobias Platen
> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utau
> [2] http://devel.freebsoft.org/singing-computer
> [3] https://gitorious.org/sekai
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