Free Text-To-Speech and Text-to-MP3 for German

Easily convert your text in German 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 German language:

Modern German derives its roots from the Indo-European language family. The German language falls into the Germanic branch of the family. While that may not come as a shock, it may be surprising to learn other well-known languages, such as English and Danish, also fall into the Germanic branch.

In fact, what we know as Danish today was derived from a Germanic branch named North Germanic. English and German came from the same branch, known as West Germanic. The third, and final, old branch of Germanic is called East Germanic. While it is not used today, East Germanic survives in ancient writings in what we know as the Gothic language.

The old German language was used by and derived from the Holy Roman Empire, and had dialects which varied wildly. It was the late 19th and early 20th centuries which finally saw the German language as we know it come about. It was in this period that spellings and grammar rules were set and published, and the vastly different dialects were brought together.

The modern German language comes in multiple forms, the most common distinction being that between High German and Low German. High German is the main written language of the modern German language, and is widely spoken. Low German exists as a mostly spoken language in certain parts of the northern Germany lowlands. Only rarely do we see literature published in what would be referred to as Low German; High German is much more commonly used for writing.

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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