Finding out Which Speech Synthesizers Are Installed on Windows in C#

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To find out which speech synthesizers are installed on your windows machine, run the code below. This will tell you the name, gender of the voice, the culture, age, etc:

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using System.Speech.Synthesis;

namespace Carl.TextToSpeech
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            using (SpeechSynthesizer synth = new SpeechSynthesizer())
            {
                foreach (InstalledVoice voice in synth.GetInstalledVoices())
                {
                    Console.WriteLine("{0} {1} {2}", voice.VoiceInfo.Name, voice.VoiceInfo.Culture, voice.VoiceInfo.Gender, voice.VoiceInfo.Age);
                }
                Console.ReadLine();
            }
        }
    }
}

Running this in a console app, on my machine I get:

 

 

 

ABOUT CARL DE SOUZA

Carl de Souza is a developer and architect focusing on Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power BI, Azure, and AI.

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