How to speak text in VB.NET

Posted on 2004-11-03
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi again,

  do u know if there is any .NET component which I can use to "text to speech" in a VB.NET app?
  I'm looking for a free and good .NET component.

Thanks in advance.
Question by:Kupi
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    by:Ignacio Soler Garcia
    Check this here:

    A little adaptation may be required...

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    Assisted Solution

    this is what you need


    it is a com reference AxInterop.HTTSLib.dll

    I got it from Micro$oft free, but I remember where.

    I think it was in there speech section.

    Accepted Solution

    Check this:
    Do only step 2, and maby step 4.

    I have used it many times in VB, VB.NET, even VBA for outlook to read your emails to you! hehe!
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    Expert Comment

    Hi Kupi,

    Have you tried the AxTextToSpeech dll?
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    Author Comment

    Thank you, everything works fine! :)

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