Synthesizing Speech – Recording to File (Part 2)

by Mar 20, 2018

In the previous tip we introduced the text-to-speech engine. This engine can save your text to a WAV sound file so you can use it to generate spoken messages:

$Path = "$home\Desktop\clickme.wav"

Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Speech
$synthesizer = New-Object System.Speech.Synthesis.SpeechSynthesizer
$synthesizer.Rate = -10
$synthesizer.Speak('Uh, I am not feeling that well!')

# run the WAV file (you can also double-click the file on your desktop!)
Invoke-Item -Path $Path

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