ReadSpeaker speechMaker & speechCloud API: Which Is Best For You

NeoSpeech and ReadSpeaker have teamed up to offer you the best in TTS Cloud API and Production Services.

Are you looking to quickly create high-quality audio files for use in a variety of applications? Or do you need an API that enables your own application to send text and receive audio files to be played back on Internet-connected devices? Below is a breakdown of the speech production options that are available with ReadSpeaker, speechMaker and speechCloud API.

SpeechMaker IconReadSpeaker speechMaker

ReadSpeaker speechMaker is an online platform that allows you to quickly generate your own high-quality audio files from any written text with the latest text-to-speech technology.

Benefits

  • Time effective method to produce custom audio files to be used in many different ways – both on and offline – in your web applications, mobile apps, presentations, or e-learning materials.
  • Replace cost-heavy manual recordings with a solution that is available 24/7.
  • Since it is entirely cloud-based, you can produce your audio files from any location and at any time.

Features

  • 12 languages, 18 voices* – American English, Australian English, British English, Indian English, Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Spanish. Other languages are available upon request.
    *To sample the voices, please visit the full speechMaker page here.
  • Your own pronunciation dictionary – Easily change the reading of specific words, acronyms, or abbreviations.
  • Change pitch and speed – Tweak the sound of the voice or create special vocal effects by adjusting the pitch and speed parameters.
  • Preview before producing – Sample the audio file before downloading it to ensure the quality.
  • Batch processing – Convert a written text into multiple audio files at one time.
  • SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) Input Support – Have more control over how the text is read by the TTS engine.
  • Detailed statistics – Know exactly how much speech has been generated with a detailed usage history.
Screenshot of SpeechMaker Interface

speechMaker Interface

For more information, visit the full speechMaker page, or watch our video: ReadSpeaker speechMaker.

If you’d like to try speechMaker and see how it works:

SpeechCloud API IconReadSpeaker speechCloud API

ReadSpeaker speechCloud API is a cloud-based text-to-speech API to add synthetic voices to desktop/web/mobile applications and Internet-connected devices. It enables an application or software to send any written text and receive audio files to be played back.

Benefits

  • Add more interactivity and usability to your software and devices.
  • Meet your users where they are and how they prefer to interact with your products and services.
  • Seamlessly and cost-effectively speech-enable all sorts of apps and devices without the need to use a resource-demanding text-to-speech engine.

Features

  • Selection of languages and voices – Several languages and voices are available
  • Custom pronunciation dictionary – Built-in customer-specific dictionary where customers can control how certain words are read.
  • Multiple audio file formats (A-law, u-law, PCM, WAV, Ogg, MP3)
  • Sample code in different programming languages: Java (Android), Objective C (iOS), PHP, ASP, Flash/ActionScript
  • Detailed statistics – Statistics interface via web and API
  • Easy-to-use web interface containing everything you need to get started
  • AGI script which supports most versions on Asterisk on Linux
  • SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) Input Support – Have more control over how the text is read by the TTS engine.
  • Pay-as-you-go system – Online payment system to easily purchase API credits for our default voices

For more information, visit the full speechCloud API page here.

If you’d like to try speechCloud API and see how it works:

** You will be redirected to the ReadSpeaker Web Application Service Platform where you can sign up and buy credits to produce your own audio files. Contact us for other languages or voices or larger volume discounts.

Please note: ReadSpeaker speechCloud API is for streaming audio only; no static audio files may be produced, downloaded, or distributed. For audio file production licensing, please contact us.