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Re: Installing Voices
« Reply #15 on: March 02, 2013, 05:54:51 am »
Thank you both!

It's sorted: purchased & d/l the voice, and installed it; used the Update SAPI function; rebooted; then the voice appeared in my Speech Options.  Done and dusted.

Thanks again.

Wow! Thanks for letting us know that it is possible. Will be trying it now.
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« Reply #16 on: March 02, 2013, 02:24:48 pm »
I didn't read this whole column, however
In the old days of this starting their were Two different choices.
IBM VIA voice and Dragon Naturally speaking.
I have they have cultural vaugeness as well and a concept.The right choices?
Humans have to start somewhere and weve come a long way for newbies or people in generas to be able to look back and know where they come from as ROOTS.

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« Reply #17 on: March 03, 2015, 07:28:06 pm »

Go here as I earlier suggested then scroll down near the bottom.
You'' see the L&H British voices (which are Free). Not quite the best quality
by comparison but the aren't that bad either.

The ear you're seeing is the speech recognition portion of a program which might
be the UltraHal text Reader program and NOT UltraHal Assistant.

Make sure you have downloaded the latest version 6.2 from

When you run the program you might see a tiny TV / Robot icon on the taskbar.
Click it to activate it and Hal should then show up larger in the center of your screen.
There should be a default character TV / Frog, etc. and the character's lips should move
when it speaks using Anna from MS.

You must be runing MS Home Premium Windows 7 correct?

Let us know your progress.

I know this is an old thread but I wanted to add to it as I recently purchased a voice from this site.  Be careful which voices you buy from here because some of them will ONLY work with their TextAloud software and DO NOT work with Ultra Hal.  I tried using on of the premium voices with Hal and then realized after that the site states the above mentioned.  Rather disappointing because I wanted to create a specific personality with this voice.