mimic - a text to speech tool



mimic − a text to speech tool


mimic [options] text-file [outfile.wav]

mimic −t "Hello there" [wavefile]


Mimic is a command line tool for synthesizing speech from text. If outfile.wav is omitted mimic will output the utterance using the computer sound card.
Mimic is based on flite (http://www.cmuflite.org) and strives to extend
functionality and add more languages while keeping the application fast
and light.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options


−t "Text"

Create speech from Text.

−f textfile

Set input file.

−o wavefile

Set output file.


List included voices

−voice voice

Set mimic to speak with voice, this can either be one of the included voices or a .flitevox-file.


Verbose mode, print extended output.


Loop output endlessly.


List usage.


Read input/file in ssml mode.


Print words to stdout before they are spoken.


Print phoneme segments to stdout before they are spoken.


Print segments and their end-time to stdout before they are spoken.

−pr RelName

Get information for RelName from the utterance and print it to stdout.

−p "Phonemes"

Create speech from the phoneme string Phonemes.

−seti Feature=Int

Set voice feature to integer value.

−setf Feature=Float

Set voice feature to float value.

−sets Feature=String

Set voice feature to string value.

−s, −set Feature=Int

Set voice feature and try to guess the type from the input.

Updated 2024-01-29 - jenkler.se | uex.se