Text to Speech

Enable computers to speak like humans

General Availability

Text to Speech converts written text into natural sounding audio in a variety of languages and voices. You can customize and control the pronunciation of specific words to deliver a seamless voice interaction that catered s to your audience. Use text to speech to develop interactive toys for children, automate call center interactions, and communicate directions hands-free.

Developer tools


Pricing

Standard Service

FREE

First million characters per month are FREE. Additional characters are $0.02 per thousand.

Includes the ability to use any of the voices available in all supported languages.

Premium

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Bluemix

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Documentation

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International

Localized versions of Watson services (Natural Language Classifier, Retrieve and Rank, Speech to Text, Text to Speech) are available in the following places.

Japanese - SoftBank