May 26, 2018
Multi-lingual speech synthesis system
from the authors
The Festival Speech Synthesis System is a general multi-lingual text-to-speech system for Unix platforms. It is written in C++ and includes a Scheme-based scripting language. Included with Festival are lexicons and voices that together form a whole text-to-speech system.
For output via esd do
Parameter.set 'Audio_Method 'esdaudio
NAS and direct output are documented in section 23 of the users’ manual.
If you need the OGI extensions, install ports/audio/festival+OGI instead.