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[[File:Text to Speech Button.png|thumb|230px|The button in the extensions menu.]]
 
[[File:Text to Speech Button.png|thumb|230px|The button in the extensions menu.]]
[[File:Text to Speech Extension Blocks.png|thumb|250px|The current blocks in the extension.]]
 
 
The '''Text to Speech Extension''' is a [[Scratch Extension]], first added in [[Scratch 3.0]]. It has three blocks, and it allows projects which use it to output [[wikipedia:Speech synthesis|synthesized speech]]. The service is provided by [[wikipedia:Amazon Web Services|Amazon Web Services]]. There are three [[Stack Block|stack blocks]] in this extension.
 
The '''Text to Speech Extension''' is a [[Scratch Extension]], first added in [[Scratch 3.0]]. It has three blocks, and it allows projects which use it to output [[wikipedia:Speech synthesis|synthesized speech]]. The service is provided by [[wikipedia:Amazon Web Services|Amazon Web Services]]. There are three [[Stack Block|stack blocks]] in this extension.
  
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== Blocks ==
 
== Blocks ==
* [[Speak () (block)|<sb>speak [] :: extension</sb>]]
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There are currently three stack blocks in the Text to Speech Extension:
* [[Set Voice to () (block)|<sb>set voice to ( v) :: extension</sb>]]
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* [[Speak () (block)|<sb>speak [] :: tts</sb>]]
* [[Set Language to () (block)|<sb>set language to ( v) :: extension</sb>]]
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* [[Set Voice to () (block)|<sb>set voice to ( v) :: tts</sb>]]
 
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* [[Set Language to () (block)|<sb>set language to ( v) :: tts</sb>]]
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[[Category:Scratch 3.0 Extensions]]
 
[[Category:Scratch 3.0 Extensions]]
 
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[[Category:Text to Speech Extension| ]]
 
[[ja:音声合成拡張機能]]
 
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Latest revision as of 02:29, 20 February 2020

The button in the extensions menu.

The Text to Speech Extension is a Scratch Extension, first added in Scratch 3.0. It has three blocks, and it allows projects which use it to output synthesized speech. The service is provided by Amazon Web Services. There are three stack blocks in this extension.

Voices

There are five voices that can be selected with the Set Voice to () block:

Name Description
alto standard female voice
tenor standard male voice
squeak high-pitched female voice
giant deep male voice
kitten just repeatedly says "meow"

Supported Languages

This extension allows you to change the language of the voice, but there are not as many languages as the Translate extension.

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Portuguese (European)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish (European)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Welsh


Blocks

There are currently three stack blocks in the Text to Speech Extension: