[linux-audio-user] Text to MP3

Terrence terrencevak-lau at terrencevak.net
Thu Nov 24 05:12:08 EST 2005

Wolfgang Woehl writes:
 > Terrence <terrencevak-lau at terrencevak.net>:
 > >  Which does the "voice file" and "phoneme file" refer to?  Are
 > > those the text and MP3 files?
 > Terrence, there really is no way around reading up on the mbrola stuff. 
 > Read "mbrola -h" and the webpage. You need a "voice" so that mbrola can 
 > say something. See the mbrola pages for links to voices. All this is 
 > not related to mp3 at all.
 > The basic dataflow is 
 > 1. Transform a textfile into a list of phonemes that
 > 2. mbrola understands and turns into audio data which
 > 3. You can then pick up and do with it whatever
 > Wolfgang
OK, from reading what you've said, and from reading the MBROLA web page,
it seems I need an actual phoneme database file.  I'm on the synthesis
page, but only see a bunch of .wav file links and a nav bar.  Am I
looking in the wrong place, or looking at it wrong?  Also, what is


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