iSpeak High Quality – Leopard

Here is the patched version of iSpeak widget to use Apple Mac OS X 10.5 high quality voice, Alex.

Enter Alex, a dramatically more comprehensible voice that includes fine breath and pause control to enhance understandability, especially for high-speed reading. From the samples of Alex that I’ve heard, he compares favorably with high-end synthesis voices like AT&T’s Natural Voice and Cepstral. For anyone using VoiceOver or wanting to be able to track information while not watching the computer, Alex is a natural.