Free Text-To-Speech and Text-to-MP3 for US English

Easily convert your text in US English into professionally spoken voice for free. Please note: This is not a translation service. Our voices are simply pronouncing the texts in the corresponding language and/or with a specific accent. Plus, these texts can be downloaded as MP3. In some languages, multiple speakers are available.

If you can't hear anything: Turn on your speakers :-)

Hint: If you finish a sentence, leave a space after the dot before the next one starts for better pronounciation.


Here are some features to use while generating speech:

Add a break
Mary had a little lamb <break time="1s"/> Whose fleece was white as snow.
Emphasizing words
I already told you I <emphasis level="strong">really like </emphasis> that person.
Speed
For dramatic purposes, you might wish to <prosody rate="slow">slow down the speaking rate of your text.</prosody>
Or if you are in a hurry <prosody rate="fast">your may want to speed it up a bit.</prosody>
Pitch
Do you like sythesized speech <prosody pitch="high">with a pitch that is higher than normal?</prosody>
Or do you prefer your speech <prosody pitch="-20%">with a somewhat lower pitch?</prosody>
Whisper
<amazon:effect name="whispered">If you make any noise, </amazon:effect> she said, <amazon:effect name="whispered">they will hear us.</amazon:effect>
Conversations
It is possible to switch between speakers within the text. Just use the following format:
[speaker:Brian] Hello Emma
[speaker:Emma] Hey Brian
[speaker:Brian] How are you doing?
[speaker:Emma] I am fine. May i invite you to a cup of tea?


Need more effects or customization? Please refer to the Amazon SSML Tags for Amazon Polly


Facts about the US English language:

English was brought to Britain in the mid 5th to 7th centuries. If you were to ask those who don't speak English whether or not it's a hard language to learn, you'd likely get more than a few who insist that it is among the hardest.

Though, it can be argued that English is easy since it has no gender, no word agreement, and no cases. Yet, it does have words such as through, threw, and thru, all sounds the same, but are spelled differently, and can't be used interchangeably.

English also has polish, and Polish. One is used to make furniture shine, while the other is a language. Or take resume and resume, one is used when you're filling out job applications, and the other is used when you want to tell someone to carry on with what they're doing.

As you can see above, the English language can be challenging, however, it's far from the most difficult language to learn. With a bit of study, and some practice, almost anyone can learn English. One of the best ways to learn the language is to find a friend who speaks English, and is willing to have conversations with you. This will help you immerse yourself in the language and pick up on the nuances, and speech patterns of English. With a bit of practice, you'll soon be speaking English like it's your native language.

Supported voice languages:

Australian English
Brazilian Portuguese
British English
Canadian French
Castilian Spanish
Chinese Mandarin
Danish
Dutch
French
German
Icelandic
Indian English
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Mexican Spanish
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Swedish
Turkish
US English
US Spanish
Welsh
Welsh English

Current Limit: ~1.200 words or 10.000 letters / day | Powered by AWS Polly

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