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Topic: Exporting "Speak" to an audio file?
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Re: Exporting "Speak" to an audio file?
Posted: Oct 24, 2013 11:47 PM
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Thank you. I thought for sure I just was missing the functionality in the
documents, thanks for giving me a definitive answer. It is a strange choice
to omit the functionality.i

On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 8:40 PM, David Bailey <>wrote:

> On 16/10/2013 09:44, Brentt wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Is there any way to export the output of Speak to an audio file? (e.g. a
> > .wav file )
> >
> > I figured this might work but it does not:
> >
> >
> > Export["~/foo.wav", Speak["bar"]]
> >
> > Is there any way to get an audio file out of speak?
> >
> >

> If you need this for a one off application, there is a free program
> called Audiacity which can be set up to record whatever sound is going
> to the speakers (but digitally). It would do what you want in a rather
> clumsy way.
> It does seem odd to me that Mathematica can output both speech and
> musical sound, but it has no way to convert these into waveforms. This
> reduces their use considerably.
> David Bailey

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