festvox-rab8 - British English male voice, sampled at 8 kHz, for Festival
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This voice provides a British English male voice using a residual
excited LPC diphone synthesis method. It uses the CMU Lexicon
pronunciations. Prosodic phrasing is provided by a statistically
trained model using part of speech and local distribution of breaks.
Intonation is provided by a CART tree predicting ToBI accents and
an F0 contour generated from a model trained from natural speech.
The duration model is also trained from data using a CART tree.
This voice can be activated via (voice_rab_diphone).
It is sampled at 8 kHz and conflicts with the festvox-rab16 package
(16 kHz samples).
The festvox-rab8 port currently does not have a maintainer. As a result, it is
more likely to have unresolved issues, not be up-to-date, or even be removed in
the future. To volunteer to maintain this port, please create an issue at:
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Install festvox-rab8 txz package:
# pkg install festvox-rab8