KESHIKI SERIFU

- script text to speech tool -

by Yuzuru Jewell(KANAE PROJECT) produced by youwith Jewell 05/08/15

SERIFU is the software which reads out the script text file in the voice.
You can use Microsoft Speech API / Microsoft Speech Platform.

SERIFU

Download

SERIFU 1.4 (05/08/15)

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License

The Software is provided "AS IS," without a warranty of any kind.

In no case shall the author be liable for any damage or unwanted behavior of any computer hardware and/or software.

No Rental. Customer may not rent or lease the SOFTWARE to someone else.

All title and copyrights in and to the SOFTWARE (including but not limited to all images, photographs, animations, video, audio, music, text, and other information incorporated into the SOFTWARE), the accompanying printed materials, and any copies of the SOFTWARE, are owned by KANAE PROJECT.

The SOFTWARE is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Accordingly, Customer is required to treat the SOFTWARE like any other copyrighted material, except as otherwise allowed pursuant to this LICENSE and that it may make one copy of the SOFTWARE solely for backup or archive purposes.

Operating environment

Windows 32bit

Windows 7/8/10 64bit/32bit
Microsoft Speech API (5.4 or later) or Microsoft Speech Platform (11 or later)

Windows 64bit

Windows 7/8/10 64bit
Microsoft Speech API (5.4 or later) or Microsoft Speech Platform (11 or later)

Install & Uninstall

Install

There is no installer. There are the following files.

  • "SERIFU.exe" execute file
  • "readme.html" English readme file
  • "readme_ja.html" Japanese readme file
  • "script_sample_en.txt" The English sample of script text file
  • "script_sample_ja.txt" The Japanese sample of script text file
  • "Setup.ini" setup file (created automatically)
  • "RecentVoice.ini" actor's voice info file (created automatically)

Uninstall

You can uninstall only by deleting following files.

  • "SERIFU.exe"
  • "readme.html"
  • "readme_ja.html"
  • "script_sample_en.txt"
  • "script_sample_ja.txt"
  • "Setup.ini"
  • "RecentVoice.ini"

How to use this program

SERIFU

1) Double click "SERIFU" Icon.
 
2) Set the script text file to read out.
Click the Open button on the menu displayed to click the menu button. You can drop it to the SERIFU window.
3) Click the Voice button and choose the player's voice.
The actor list extracted from script text file is displayed. You can choose each actor's voice.
If you select the same name file which you selected before, the actors' voice is selected automatically.
4) Click words to read out.
If you click the words, selected words are read out by the selected voice. Click the Forword button or press the key, if you want select next words.
5) Record the voice
If you click the Record button, you have words recorded by the recording device selected by the setup. If you click the Stop button, the Save dialog is displayed and the recorded wav file is saved.
  • Please choose the device which can record the sound played by Windows, such as sound redirection or the stereo mixer, as a recording device. The microphone cannot record the sound played by Windows.
How to setup

SERIFU

Forward button
The following line as which script text file is chosen is read out.
Voice button
You can choose the voice of the actor of script text file.
Actor:
You can choose the actor who reads out. The words of other actors are turn to disabled.
All: All the actor can choose.
Action:
You can choose action when words are chosen.
Speech: The selected script is read out.
Copy to clipboard: The selected script is copied to the clipboard.
Record button
If you click the Record button, you have words recorded by the recording device selected by the setup. If you click the Stop button, the Save dialog is displayed and the recorded wav file is saved.
Menu button
The menu is shown.
Open button: You can set the script text file.
Setup button: You can open the setup dialog.

SERIFU

Actor's Voice

SERIFU

If you click the Voice button, it will be shown.

Actor:
The actor's name extracted from the words text file is shown. If you choose the actor, you can set the voice.
Voice:
You can choose the voice which reads out.
Volume:
If you choose Speech API ro Speech Platform, you can set the volume of reading out.
Rate:
If you choose Speech API ro Speech Platform, you can set the speaking speed of reading out.
Audio Out:
If you choose Speech API ro Speech Platform, you can set the playing device.

Setup of SERIFU

SERIFU

Click the Setup button on the menu displayed to click the Menu button.

Text Encode:
You can select the text encode of the script text file from ASCII and UTF-8. If you want to use SHIFT-JIS, please select ASCII.
Sound Recording Device:
You can choose the recording device.
  • Please choose the device which can record the sound played by Windows, such as sound redirection or the stereo mixer, as a recording device. The microphone cannot record the sound played by Windows.
Script Text File
Actor Name:Words
Actor Name:Words
Actor Name:Words
Actor Name:Words
Actor Name:Words
  ・・・
  • You can use UTF-8 or ASCII text file.
  • The number of the characters of the actor name is the less than 20.
  • Divide words and the actor name by ":"
  • If you start a new line for words, please be sure to give the actor name to the head of the line.
  • "http://" is ignored.
  • The line without the actor name is shown but it is not read out.
History

05/08/15 SERIFU 1.4

-First release

Donate

SERIFU is freeware. Although you can use for free, in order to keep up improvement of software, please donate.

Paypal

$1
$5
$10
 
To delete the ad.

If you purchase SERIFU Donate Box at KANAE SHOP Freedom City/230/49/24 of Second Life, you can delete the ad in the following procedures.

Click the User button on the menu displayed to click the Menu button.

SERIFU

Enter the user name and password which I say Rez and touch SERIFU Donate Box, and click the OK button.
I recommend copying & pasting them.

SERIFU

Then, the ad is no longer displayed as follows.

SERIFU

Credits
  • Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Thanks to KJ Georgette for help with this Readme file.

This article is automatically translated by the computer interpreter.
Please notify me of any mistakes in translation.