Provided by: festival_1.96~beta-7ubuntu1_i386 bug

NAME

       text2wave - convert text to .wav files

SYNOPSIS

       text2wave [options] < text > sound.wav

DESCRIPTION

       This  script  is  part  of the festival text-to-speech system.  It is a
       wrapper for festival’s Scheme code for easy usage in TTS scripts.

OPTIONS

       -mode  string
              Explicit tts mode.

       -o     ofile
              File to save waveform to.
              The default is stdout.

       -otype string
              Output waveform type: alaw, ulaw, snd, aiff, riff, nist etc.
              The default is riff.

       -f     integer
              Output frequency.

       -scale float
              Volume factor.

       -eval  string
              File or lisp s-expression to be evaluated before synthesis.

BUGS

       More than you can imagine.

       A manual with  much  detail  (though  not  complete)  is  available  in
       distributed as part of the system and is also accessible at
       http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/manual/

       Although  we  cannot  guarantee the time required to fix bugs, we would
       appreciated it if they were reported to
       festival-bug@cstr.ed.ac.uk

AUTHOR

       Alan W Black, Richard Caley and Paul Taylor
       (C) Centre for Speech Technology Research, 1996-1998
       University of Edinburgh
       80 South Bridge
       Edinburgh EH1 1HN
       http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival.html

                                 6th Apr 1998                     TEXT2WAVE(1)