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This is a Python3 port of pyttsx, which is a cross-platform Python wrapper for text-to-speech synthesis. The original software is available at


import pyttsx
engine = pyttsx.init()
engine.say('How are you today?')

See for documentation of the full API.

Included drivers

  • nsss - NSSpeechSynthesizer on Mac OS X 10.5 and higher
  • sapi5 - SAPI5 on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and (untested) Windows 7
  • espeak - eSpeak on any distro / platform that can host the shared library (e.g., Ubuntu / Fedora Linux)

Contributing drivers

Email the author if you have wrapped or are interested in wrapping another text-to-speech engine for use with pyttsx.

Project links


Copyright (c) 2009, 2013 Peter Parente All rights reserved.

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