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Questions tagged [voice]

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Speak typed keystrokes/letters on Mac

I would like a way for my Mac to give me sound feedback with the letter I type when I type it. For example, if I press the letter "J", a voice should say "J". If I type the number "1", the voice ...
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Can you add different voice tags to apple text to speech

Okay, so see the following link: https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/UserExperience/Conceptual/SpeechSynthesisProgrammingGuide/FineTuning/FineTuning.html If you have your mac ...
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I can't record my voice using GarageBand, but can still record instruments

I installed v2.0.7 of GarageBand to my iPad a few months ago. I've just tried recording my voice using the audio option and it told me I did not have enough free storage. However, I can still record ...
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Add ‘Good News' voice to “Say” commands

I recall having 'Good News' and 'Bad News' voices for say commands on my older Mac, but now I don't have these. Where can I get them?
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Which versions of MacOS/OSX is the voice “Victoria” available on?

Is there a way to find out what versions of OSX/MacOS shipped with which voices?
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Voice Control is launching on its own,also since updating to ios10 there is no menu to turn off Siri between Sounds and Touch id and password

Since updating to ios10, voice control intermittently launches itself,also between Sounds and Touch id/password under settings the menu for Siri has disappeared.
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Can I delete my iphone voice memos from the Mac desktop with or without using mouse?

I've recorded a lot of voice memos on my iPhone and now I need to transfer them to my computer and delete them. Is this actually possible? How is it done and what app do I need to use? To put it ...
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Siri Sounds Robotic in macOS Sierra [duplicate]

Since I upgraded my MacBook Pro(mid-2012) to macOS Sierra the voice which is being used by Siri is unnatural.It sounds like the old iOS 6 Siri.I downloaded all the dictation voices but the problem ...
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List of specific apps on my iPhone with Siri integration

How do I see that list and the commands I can use for each app?
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Communicate with Siri via text (command line) not speaking

I use macOS Sierra beta. It's the first time I play with Siri. I enabled always iOS and macOS privacy/security options, nevertheless Siri knows very much about me. Is it possible to input text for ...
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Does Google Maps iOS have voice navigation

I have been using Google Maps iOS (Australia) and i have never received voice navigation. Is this supported? And if so is it supported in Australia? And if so once again, where should I check to get ...
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Howto record audio output on my Mac? [duplicate]

How am I able to record the output on my Mac meanwhile I am listening it with earplug? i.e. listen something in browser in youtube and I want to record it as well?
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I need an application to read aloud any emails that come into a specific email address

I want a sort of audio server which sits in background (running on OS X, not iOS) and whenever an email arrives at a specific address, it reads it aloud. Ideally there would be also an option to ...
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Simultaneous voice and cellular data on the iPhone 6S Plus on Verizon

Problem: When the phone rings (regardless of whether I pick up or not, and regardless of whether it's a VoLTE or CDMA call), I lose Internet access over the cellular network (regardless of whether it'...
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Question for applescript with dragon Dictate

I want to make a program that will take the question I ask it, input it to WolframAlpha, take the answer, convert it to text and the say the text. set defaultAnswer to "" set cancelButton to "...
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Why there is a constant voice notification on my Mac?

Every minute there is a woman's voice saying 'helo' (it doesn't sound like 'hello'…) coming from my MacBook (OS X 10.10). It is freaking me out. I tried closing all my Apps and rebooting my Mac, but ...
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where is the jitsi log?

On Linux, I can "tail" the jitsi log: thufir@tleilax:~$ thufir@tleilax:~$ tail .jitsi/log/jitsi0.log.0 00:08:08.579 WARNING: [59] service.resources.AbstractResourcesService.getSettingsInt().596 ...
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Can I access a voice memo file that's attached to an email stuck in my iPhone's outbox?

Is there a way to access a file that's attached to a message stuck in my iPhone's Outlook outbox, unsent? I attempted to send two large voice memos to an email recipient as attachments, but the ...
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Text To Speech - Custom Rate (not on the slider)

In System Preferences, under Dictation & Speech, there is a Speaking Rate setting: Is there a way to change the Speaking Rate to a value that is not on that slider bar? For example, if I want ...
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How to activate voice dictation on ipad 3?

There is no option like that on the Keyboard option. How can I start it, I thought it was an inbuilt feature and reading other pages they have it. The iOS version is 7.1.2
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WhatsApp on iOS plays voice notes on Speaker. How can i force it to play them on my BT Headset?

I got an iPhone 5 with iOS 7 paired with a Sony DR-BTN200 headset. Whenever i get a voice note on WhatsApp and i play it back, music pauses on my BT headset but the voice note is played from the phone'...
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To-Do list which could read the task on time

I'm looking for the application for OS X (Maverick), which could merge two tasks for me. One is the TO-DO list just like "Reminders". The second one is more tricky - I wish "Reminders" to read task ...
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Teaching Mavericks' Text-To-Speech how to pronounce

I find the best way to proof read a piece of text (such as an email message) is by having my computer read back to me what I have written. I highlight the piece of text, right click->Speech->Start ...
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Is the iPhone 5s Voice over LTE (VoLTE) capable?

When carriers roll out Voice over LTE (VoLTE), is the iPhone 5s capable of using it?
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voice reading web pages (news articles) on the iPhone and Mac

I am looking for an app or a method to easily read aloud web pages (especially news articles) that I find on the web. I read possible 20-50 news articles a day and most of them I would just like to ...
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Voice Modulator Software

I am looking for a voice modulator software that runs on OS X and converts a voice into scrambled and distorted sounding audio (like the ones in the movies).
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Voice Quality on iPhone 5

My setup is iPhone 4 and Bluetooth in my 2012 SUV. I have a 80 minute highway commute. I have real trouble hearing the other party at highway speeds around 65 Mph or higher. If I drop my speed down ...
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Frequent, lengthy voice recording damaging to iPhone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Apple iPhone 4 flash memory I have an iPhone 4S and lately I've been seeking a way to record some class lectures. Today, I decided to try out using the Voice Memos app on my ...
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Does the iPhone 5 support simultaneous voice and data on CDMA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will the Verizon iPhone 5 be capable of accessing cellular data while on an active phone call? I asked this question for the iPhone 4S. Now that the iPhone 5 is announced, ...
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In terminal, how to get “say” to say things “right” ? ie using custom phonetics?

I'd like to use "say" in the terminal to create audio files with a custom phonetic dictionary, or at the very least, say things how I think they should sound. From my understanding, this can't be ...
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Is it possible to use an iPhone without data?

I recently started at a new job and now work at home four days a week (I only go in to the office once a week for a company meeting). Because I'm no longer commuting regularly and obviously have wifi ...