mimic [options] text-file [outfile.wav]
mimic -t "Hello there" [wavefile]
Mimic is a command line tool for synthesizing speech from text. If outfile.wav is omitted mimic will output the utterance using the computer sound card.
Mimic is based on flite (http://www.cmuflite.org) and strives to extend functionality and add more languages while keeping the application fast and light.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
- -t "Text"
Create speech from Text.
- -f textfile
Set input file.
- -o wavefile
Set output file.
List included voices
- -voice voice
Set mimic to speak with voice, this can either be one of the included voices or a .flitevox-file.
Verbose mode, print extended output.
Loop output endlessly.
Read input/file in ssml mode.
Print words to stdout before they are spoken.
Print phoneme segments to stdout before they are spoken.
Print segments and their end-time to stdout before they are spoken.
- -pr RelName
Get information for RelName from the utterance and print it to stdout.
- -p "Phonemes"
Create speech from the phoneme string Phonemes.
- -seti Feature=Int
Set voice feature to integer value.
- -setf Feature=Float
Set voice feature to float value.
- -sets Feature=String
Set voice feature to string value.
- -s, -set Feature=Int
Set voice feature and try to guess the type from the input.