Text to Speech conversion program in Java

By: Sulfikkar  

This is a sample java program that explains how to use text to speech conversion.
You can use this program as follows
c:\> javac Speech.java
c:\> java Speech Hello Manikandan

package com.scima;
import com.sun.speech.freetts.FreeTTS;
import com.sun.speech.freetts.Voice;
import com.sun.speech.freetts.VoiceManager;
import com.sun.speech.freetts.audio.SingleFileAudioPlayer;
import java.io.FileInputStream;


@author vijay
public class Main {

@param args the command line arguments
void call(String msg){
System.out.println("U r here");
Voice voice;
FreeTTS freetts;
VoiceManager vm=VoiceManager.getInstance();
System.setProperty("com.sun.speech.freetts.voice.defaultAudioPlayer", "com.sun.speech.freetts.audio.SingleFileAudioPlayer");
FileInputStream fis ;
SingleFileAudioPlayer sfap;
System.out.println("voice is null");
freetts=new FreeTTS(voice);
String text = new String(msg);
byte b[] = text.getBytes();
System.out.println("no byte array");
sfap = (SingleFileAudioPlayer)voice.getDefaultAudioPlayer();

catch(Exception e)


try {
System.out.println("inside copy try block");
String command="copy \"C:\\Program Files\\Apache Software Foundation\\Apache Tomcat 6.0.18\\bin\\freetts.wav\" \"C:\\Program Files\\Apache Software Foundation\\Apache Tomcat 6.0.18\\webapps\"";
System.out.println("copying file from "+command);
Runtime.getRuntime().exec("cmd.exe /c"+command);
System.out.println("file copied");
} catch (Exception e) {

// freetts.setStreamingAudio(true);
// freetts.urlToSpeech("");
// freetts.setAudioFile("c:\\test.wav");
// freetts.shutdown();
System.out.println("calling wav file");
//AePlayWave aw=new AePlayWave("C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache Tomcat 6.0.18/bin/freetts.wav");



// static Voice voice;
// static FreeTTS freetts;
// static
// {
// voice=VoiceManager.getInstance().getVoice("kevin16");
// if(voice!=null)
// {
// voice.allocate();
// }
// freetts=new FreeTTS(voice);
// voice.speak("hello,world");
// freetts.startup();
// freetts.urlToSpeech("");
// freetts.setAudioFile("c:/test.wav");
// freetts.shutdown();
// }
Main(String str){

System.out.println("Inside main");
public static void main(String[] args)throws Exception {
// TODO code application logic here


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2. Can u show how to do text to speech with servlet.
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