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Re: Export Spoken Sound (Speak-> .wav file?)

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  • Subject: [mg122595] Re: Export Spoken Sound (Speak-> .wav file?)
  • From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 03:43:12 -0500 (EST)
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On 01/11/2011 05:01, Bill wrote:
> Export Spoken Sound (Speak->  .wav file?)
>
> Hi:
>
> I would like to export the sound output from the built-in Mathematica Speak function.
>
> I want to do something like this, but the export doesn't work:
>
> s=Speak["Isn't that cool!"]
> Export["itc.wav", s]
>
> How can I export the spoken sound to a wav file?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bill
>
>
> PS. I have Mathematica 8.0.1., on a PC with Win 7 Home Premium
>
The output from the Speak function is Null - so I guess there is no 
immediate way to solve your problem.

However, the free Audacity software can record the actual digital sound 
being sent to your sound card (since this is digital, there is no loss 
of quality involved here). Make sure you use the Export button to save 
the result in a WAV format (the default is a format known only to Audacity).

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk




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