Megpoid Talk is a text to speech software featuring the former VOCALOID2 mascot GUMI, the voice is provided by Megumi Nakajima. Entering words and sentences into the program will result in GUMI reading the input out loud. The site recommends for usage such as: video narration, answering machine pick-up, and audio-book production such as reading aloud. Text Input and Speech Synthesis: Enter the words or phrases into the text window. It is possible to enter multiple words or phrases. Click the Synthesis button to compile.
Speech Synthesis Matching: Import an audio file from a computer to match the accent and intonation in Megpoid Talk.
Adjustment and Accent: For a more natural sound, adjust the intonation finely by changing the speech time. Simply expand or contract the syllable block, and change the average pitch by using the pitch guide lines in the pitch edit window. It is also possible to simply draw a straight line, as well as freehand pitch drawing with the mouse. The edit can be pronounced by switching the display to the character of Megpoid Talk’s “GUMI”.
Speed/Volume of Synthesis: This can be done easily by using the utterance speed, speech pitch, intonation, or volume slider.
Non-Verbal Input: Megpoid Talk comes with 60 different non-verbal files, such as coughs, sneezing, laughs, yawning, and others.