There are several APIs available to convert text to speech in Python. One of such APIs is the Google Text to Speech API commonly known as the gTTS API. gTTS is a very easy to use tool which converts the text entered, into audio which can be saved as a mp3 file.
The gTTS API supports several languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, French, German and many more. The speech can be delivered in any one of the two available audio speeds, fast or slow. However, as of the latest update, it is not possible to change the voice of the generated audio.
To install the gTTS API, open terminal and write
pip install gTTS
This works for any platform.
Now we are all set to write a sample program that converts text to speech.
The output of the above program should be a voice saying, 'Welcome to geeksforgeeks!'
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