Dialogue Tool for Larynx Text To Speech
Update: Now includes a browser-based demo with some narrative so you can hear example audio & some samples from the downloadable "Game Speech Phrase" packs.
This tool is designed to make it easier to use the awesome offline (no cloud!) Text-To-Speech generation system Larynx in two ways:
- Easier "auditioning" of voices.
- Easier iterative process of turning a script into audio files for use in games or videos.
Bonus: Pre-packaged Game Speech!
Since it's not exactly trivial to get all this set up & running I've now included a couple of pre-packaged "Game Speech Phrases" packs for you to hear some of the voices & get some pre-made speech to possibly use in your games--maybe put some reverb on them and/or apply some audio filter(s) to make 'em unique for your game!
Pack One: 22 phrases for each of 8 voices.
Pack Two: 50 phrases for each of 2 voices.
See more details below...
- Install the Larynx offline Text To Speech system. (Only tested with v0.5.0.)
- Start the server with `larynx-server`.
- Download & then run this tool by opening `DialogueToolForLarynxTTS-Linux-debug-v0.1.0.x86_64` or `DialogueToolForLarynxTTS-Win64-debug-v0.1.0.exe` as appropriate.
- Read the usage instructions which I'm sure are totally just below here...
Script file format
In its most basic form the script for your character dialogue looks like this:
Alex: Have you heard about Larynx the new text-to-speech project? Bri: Wow, a new text-to-speech project? What did you say it was called? Alex: Larynx is the name. Chris: Larry's rink? Are we going to a roller derby?
But once you've decided on a specific voice for a character you can use this format:
## Alex: en-us/southern_english_female-glow_tts ## Bri: en-us/mary_ann-glow_tts ## Chris: en-us/cmu_ahw-glow_tts Alex: Have you heard about Larynx the new text-to-speech project? Bri: Wow, a new text-to-speech project? What did you say it was called? # This is a comment. Alex: Larynx is the name. Chris: Larry's rink? Are we going to a roller derby?
Game Speech Phrase pack content
`rancidbacon-game-speech-phrase-pack-one--v0.1.0.zip` has 20 phrases:
A: You win. A: You lose. A: Game over. A: You won! A: You lost! A: Bonus! A: Bonus level. A: Bonus round. A: I won. A: I lost. A: Your team won. A: Your team lost. A: Blue team wins! A: Red team wins! A: Green team wins! A: Yellow team wins! A: Go! A: Stop! A: Wait! A: Congratulations! A: Bad luck. A: Press F to pay respects.
`rancidbacon-game-speech-phrase-pack-two--v0.1.0.zip` has 50 phrases:
A: Great! A: Terrible! A: Bad! A: Okay. A: Superior. A: Awesome. A: Excellent. A: Great move. A: Terrible move. A: Bad move. A: Okay move. A: Superior move. A: Awesome move. A: Excellent move. A: Nice! A: Nice move. A: Foolish move. A: Player one. A: Player two. A: Player three. A: Player four. A: Player one wins. A: Player two wins. A: Player three wins. A: Player four wins. A: Your turn. A: My turn. A: You have been eliminated. A: Team Duck. A: Team Rabbit. A: Team Kitten. A: Team Puppy. A: Team Duck wins. A: Team Rabbit wins. A: Team Kitten wins. A: Team Puppy wins. A: Alert! A: Warning! A: Caution. A: Attention! A: Nothing to report. A: Turn left. A: Turn right. A: Excuse me! A: Excuse you! A: Hello. A: Goodbye. A: Welcome. A: Sorry! A: Somebody set up us the bomb.
- Initial upload & jam submission.
- Update: Added two pre-made Game Speech phrase packs for download.
- Update: Updated cover image.
- Update: Added a custom browser demo of the output from this tool--complete with narrative!
Click download now to get access to the following files:
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