Convert text to speech -- recommendations ?

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What "Convert text to speech" software
to you recommend since I am tried of
paying $100 USA every time I need a
voice person to update the below script
and email it to me as a .WAV file ?

Press 1 for John Doe
Press 2 for Jane Doe
Press 3 for Bob Smith
Press 4 for Beth Smith
etc
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I would like more options besides the
below to get a good FEMALE voice WAV file
  ** http://www.fromtexttospeech.com
  ** http://www.naturalreaders.com
  ** http://www.ispeech.org
  ** http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/five-apps/five-apps-for-converting-text-to-speech
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Commented:
I recommend putting Nuance's Vocalizer on your short list:
http://www.nuance.com/for-business/text-to-speech/vocalizer/index.htm

Try the demo — you'll have a choice of six female voices:

Vocalizer female demo
As a disclaimer, I want to emphasize that I have no affiliation with this company and no financial interest in it whatsoever. I am simply a happy user/customer. Regards, Joe
Jackie Man IT Manager
Top Expert 2010

Commented:
You can change your own voice to female. Why paying someone to do the job?

http://download.cnet.com/Free-Voice-Changer/3000-2170_4-75993109.html

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