Allow the user to correct text-to-speech mispronunciations and/or retrieve pronunciation corrections from a central source

This feature will help to correct mispronunciations in text-to-speech programs. If a text-to-speech synthesizer mispronounces a word, this feature allows the user to easily correct the pronunciation. It also may support a central database of correct pronunciations, which can be updated often to stay up to date with a new vocabulary.

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  •  This feature makes it easy to keep up-to-date pronunciations of words so that text-to-speech programs are understandable and accurate.

Existing Products

This listing includes a wide range of products, from screen readers, to simple text-to-speech utilities, to large literacy suites that include a text-to-speech application. Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.

  • Many operating systems, including Windows Vista and Mac OS X, include limited built-in screen reading ability. And most text-to-speech synthesizers and screen readers provide the ability for users to update pronunciations.

Text-to-Speech Pronunciation Resources

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