Android Reads You The Classics: Audiobook Test of the Updated Google Text to Speech Engine

google tts high quality female voiceWhy “The Classics”? Because they’re public domain and I don’t have to shell out cash for them!

Google recently updated their text to speech app, and many android users wont realize that not only is this engine now a standalone app on Google Play, but digging into the accessibility settings, there’s now a “High Quality” mode, where you can download parts of the voice to live on your phone.

Seeing as how I come from a background of voice over production, do audiobook narrators and voice actors have anything to worry about? Let’s take a listen…

One thought on “Android Reads You The Classics: Audiobook Test of the Updated Google Text to Speech Engine”

  1. Awesome. Hilarious. Loved the setup you have around the phone. And what a relief it was to hear how terrible the narration was! I still have a few years left before having to resort to prostitution.

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