espeak, mbrola, utf8, navit : problem with french, accentuated, letters (Xavier Cremaschi)

Gilles Casse list at
Fri Jan 2 01:02:30 CET 2009

Xavier Cremaschi wrote:
> But I cannot pipe the output from mbrola through aplay. The pipe seems 
> to lack of some headers :
> $espeak -v mb-fr1 -f napoleon.txt | mbrola -e /usr/share/mbrola/fr1 - 
> test.wav

yes, the header is removed, just supply the rate and format according to 
the mbrola voice, e.g. for fr1:
aplay -r16000 -fS16


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