RHVoice is a free and open source speech synthesizer for Russian, Georgian, English, and Esperanto.
If using the installer package, most Windows users will actually use the RHVoice service via the Microsoft Speech API rather than direct access.
On Linux, AwesomeTTS must be able to find the
RHVoice-client binary in your system
$PATH and be able to discover the list of installed voices. To find the voices, AwesomeTTS will search
/usr/local/share/RHVoice/voices, then finally
Additionally, if the RHVoice service is not already running, AwesomeTTS will try to start it directly by calling
When using RHVoice directly, speed, pitch, and volume can be adjusted.
If you are accessing RHVoice via the Microsoft Speech API on Windows, then pitch will not be available.