Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The gtts python module.

This python module named gtts will create an mp3 file from spoken text via the Google TTS (Text-to-Speech) API.
The installation of the gtts python module under Windows 10.
C:\Python27\Scripts>pip install gtts
Collecting gtts
  Downloading gTTS-1.2.0.tar.gz
Requirement already satisfied: six in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from gtts)
Requirement already satisfied: requests in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from gtts)
Collecting gtts_token (from gtts)
  Downloading gTTS-token-1.1.1.zip
Requirement already satisfied: chardet<3 .1.0="">=3.0.2 in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from requests->gtts)
Requirement already satisfied: certifi>=2017.4.17 in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from requests->gtts)
Requirement already satisfied: idna<2 .6="">=2.5 in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from requests->gtts)
Collecting urllib3<1 .22="">=1.21.1 (from requests->gtts)
  Using cached urllib3-1.21.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl
Installing collected packages: gtts-token, gtts, urllib3
  Running setup.py install for gtts-token ... done
  Running setup.py install for gtts ... done
  Found existing installation: urllib3 1.22
    Uninstalling urllib3-1.22:
      Successfully uninstalled urllib3-1.22
Successfully installed gtts-1.2.0 gtts-token-1.1.1 urllib3-1.21.1
Let's see a basic example:
from gtts import gTTS
import os
import pygame.mixer
from time import sleep
 
user_text=input("Type your text: ")
 
translate=gTTS(text=user_text ,lang='en')
translate.save('output.wav')

pygame.mixer.init()
path_name=os.path.realpath('output.wav')
real_path=path_name.replace('\\','\\\\')
pygame.mixer.music.load(open(real_path,"rb"))
pygame.mixer.music.play()
while pygame.mixer.music.get_busy():
    sleep(1)
The text will be take by input into user_text variable.
You need to type the text into quotes also you will got a error.
The result will be one audio file named output.wav and play it by pygame python module.
This use the default voices for all languages. I don't find a way to change this voices with python.

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