Text to Speech SDK for Windows (R), Mac OS x and Linux

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The cross-platform text-to-speech SDK standard

Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK for Windows (R), Mac OS X and Linux is aimed at helping software developers add text-to-speech functionality to their applications.

Supported languages:

U.S. English
U.K. English
(Americas) Spanish
Canadian French

* Please note that all Microsoft (R) SAPI 5.x and Mac OS X Speech Manager compliant voices are supported by the SDK.
Therefore, any language could be practically supported.

Officially supported programming languages:

Operating SystemProgramming Language
Microsoft (R) WindowsC++, Java ™, C#, Visual Basic.NET, Visual Basic 6
Mac OS XObjective-C/C++ (Cocoa), C++ (Carbon), Java ™
LinuxC++, Java ™

Listen to voice demos below:

Paul 16k (U.S. English)No longer available
Kate 16k (U.S. English)No longer available

* Please contact us for 10 more voices in Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

Additional voice demos:

Please choose a voice, enter text below, and hit “Synthesize the Text”:

Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK (DF TTS SDK) is the only true OS native (no COM/ActiveX, no client-server, etc overheads) cross-platform provider-independent technology that provides standardized and unified API’s for the implementation of the conversion of text data into speech.

Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK for Windows (R), Mac OS X and Linux supports:

  • 9 languages and over 100 voices;
  • C++, Objective-C, Java ™, VB.NET, C#, VB 6 (all officially supported);
  • Speech synthesis and control through a unified API;
  • Audio file generation in numerous audio formats;
  • Speech synthesis events (speech progress, audio generation completion);
  • Unified simplified native API calls. Example:DFTTSSpeak(0, 1, “David”, -1, 1033, “Testing the Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK.”, -1, -1, -1, -1, -1, DFTTS_TEXT_TYPE_XML,-1);DFTTSExportToFileEx(0, “Paul”, 1, 1033, “Testing the Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK.”, -1, -1, -1, -1, -1, DFTTS_TEXT_TYPE_XML, “test.wav”, 0, “”, -1, -1);

With Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK for Windows (R), Mac OS X and Linux Software Developers:

  • can use a standardized and easy to use API with various speech engines (9 languages and over 100 voices);
  • can program in their language of preference (through an OS native interface): C++, Java ™, VB.NET, C#, VB 6 (all officially supported);
  • will be able to use most compilers and IDE’s for building of their applications;
  • will have access to detailed API documentation and samples in all supported programming languages;
  • will get 24-hour telephone Developer Support.