Re: Voices With NVDA Question Please.


Gene
 

The below message asks a very important question.  You have spoken of Narrator.  Does Narrator have the speech you want and is it the same speech you hear at the logon screen?  If you only hear it at the logon screen, it appears to be Cortana, based on the below message. 


I don't have Windows 10 and I don't know what Cortana may be set to do.  But speech from digital assistants is much better than speech from screen-readers.  It is speech from the cloud and is much more powerful in the computing power that drives it and much more sophisticated than synthesizers on personal computers.


I suspect a lot of people would want such speech, if they could get it, for their screen[-readers. 


But at this point, the most important question is, does Narrator use that speech in general when you are using it or do you hear it at the welcome screen and not when you use Narrator elsewhere?  You have spoken repeatedly of NVDA using one voice for a moment than changing to another voice.  NVDA never does this,  Whatever speech you are hearing isn't NVDA.

Gene

On 7/16/2021 2:45 AM, Richard Bartholomew wrote:

Hi,

 

As you mention what is spoken at the welcome screen, is this only when you boot up your machine and, if so, might this be Cortana?

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of janet
Sent: 16 July 2021 01:33
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Voices With NVDA Question Please.

 

Brian,

Thank you for all this.  I am going to search in to this, just to see what I might find. 

Thank you again.

 

Janet

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2021 7:12 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Voices With NVDA Question Please.

 

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Windows+10+Narrator+change+voice 

Customize Narrator Voice in Windows 10 | Tutorials

Customize Narrator Voice in Windows 10 - Winaero

or any one of a scad of tutorials that focus strictly on changing voice parameters for Narrator.  If we need to do a deep dive into Narrator that should be done on the Chat Subgroup, as it's not NVDA related in any way.

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