Re: Eloquence&Vocalizer Gives NVDA A Real Screen Reader FeelToMe


If you use the code factory add on that provides both Eloquence for NVDA and another synthesizer, I don't remember what it is but, despite its popularity, I consider it a very poor synthesizer, Eloquence has a lot of artifacts when I tested the add on and I am not using any enhancements in audio.  I tested it on XP but I saw many complaints about artifacts from others using other versions of Windows.  I don't recall if turning off enhancements solved the problem for anyone using the add on.  Trying the demo would be in order if you want to use the add on. 
The HTML5 version didn't produce any artifacts when I tested it.  I'm not sure what is being discussed now, the addon or the HTML5 version.  If artifacts are heard in the HTML5 version, enhancements may be the problem.  I would say to try the demo or both demos if desired to see how they both work on the machine under whatever conditions you want to test.
I don't know which, the HTML5 or the addon, is more responsive nor do I know the price for either.  Whatever the price that was cited for Eloquence during this thread, was that definitely for the HTML5 version or was it for the addon which gives you two synthesizers. 
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From: Blee Blat
Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:10 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Eloquence&Vocalizer Gives NVDA A Real Screen Reader FeelToMe

Yes, I've done that I think. Windows 10 doesn't have a disable all
enhancements checkbox for playback, so I'm not sure if I've disabled
them fully or not, I've disabled the realtek services from running at
startup, but I'm not sure if that has other issues. I'll probably have
to get another sound card for this laptop anyway, because it seems that
they're doing really silly things like having all these DTS codecs and
junk built into drivers now. Sound enhancements are an abomination, they
just destroy your music  and so everyone should turn them off. I don't
know what the purpose of a system wide equalizer is. The only people
that might possibly need these are people with specific hearing loss
possibly, but I would let those people speak for themselves. It
shouldn't be enabled by default, for sure.

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