You can't get them to show up because they're part of OneCore and aren't in SAPI, which that control panel controls the settings for. If you want OneCore voices to appear in SAPI, you'll need to edit the registry.
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On 2/23/2019 12:14 AM, Missa wrote:
Using that command I only have 3 voices installed according to it:
David, Hazel, and Zira. bleh
I can't seem to find out how to get the other ones to show-up.
On 2/22/19, Smiling? <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
To get to all of the SAPI's upon your system, the steps below should get you
to each of them.
Go to the directory by using Windows Key+R and type:
Open up the file using enter and you will then be as if you went to the
control panel speech tab with the various options. Now you should see all of
the SAPI's you might have on the 64Bit machine.
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Subject: Re: [TechTalk] How do I get microsoft voices to be in both core
voices and sapi folders?
I'm still wondering how to do this. I have two folders.
C> windows>speechengines>TTS> EN-US
In that folder I only have 4 files for Zira.
When I choose SAPI for synth in pref I have:
David, Hazel, and Zira.
I have another folder C>windows>speech_oneCore>engines>TTS>
In there I have the EN-USS, EN-AU, EN-EA, EN-GB, EN-CA folders
When I select Windows One Core I have these as options:
George, David, Katherine, Hazel, Susan, Linda, Zira, Richard, Mark, and
I would like to use Linda, she is in EN-CA, but I'm not sure how to
add her to the regular Speech folder for SAPI voice. I also have no
clue where the files for the other EN-US voices are in the regular
Anyone able to help me with this?
On 2/15/19, Melissa Hammitt <email@example.com> wrote:
I'm using NVDA 18.4 and windows 1803
I had issue with the synth I was using before windows update. I'm
attempting to migrate to using a different one. I downloaded a few
languages to get different voices to use. I have a couple in the sapi
folder and all of them in the core voices folder. However, I made
changes to one of the voices and it is for the sapi voices ... which
don't have the voices I want to try/use.
Where on my computer do I find these voices to edit?
How do I get them to be both in sapi and core voices options for synth in
I was only able to find one voice to edit though I have multiple
voices in both sapi and core voices.
Any help will be appreciated.