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Convert Text to Speech in Python using win32com.client

  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 22 Oct, 2017

There are several APIs available to convert text to speech in python. One of such APIs available in the python library commonly known as win32com library. It provides a bunch of methods to get excited about and one of them is the Dispatch method of the library. Dispatch method when passed with the argument of SAPI.SpVoice It interacts with the Microsoft Speech SDK to speak what you type in from the keyboard.
Examples:

Input : Hello World
Output : 


Input : 121
Output : 

Installation
To install the win32com.client module , open terminal and write

pip install pypiwin32

This works on Windows platform. Now we are all set to write a sample program that converts text to speech.

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# Python program to convert
# text to speech
  
# import the required module from text to speech conversion
import win32com.client
  
# Calling the Disptach method of the module which 
# interact with Microsoft Speech SDK to speak
# the given input from the keyboard
  
speaker = win32com.client.Dispatch("SAPI.SpVoice")
  
while 1:
    print("Enter the word you want to speak it out by computer")
    s = input()
    speaker.Speak(s)
  
# To stop the program press
# CTRL + Z

Input:



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Output:


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