SAPI 5 TTS hangs after first playback on non-English Windows platforms

Last reviewed: 4/24/2004

PRB Article ID: P040405

The information in this article applies to:

  • SpeechKit 4


Unable to synthesize speech after first playback with SAPI 5 voice on non-English Windows platforms.


The SAPI 5 PhonemeConverter instantiation fails for unsupported LANGIDs. The ChantTTS object uses the PhonemeConverter to support returning phoneme identifiers on phoneme events.


Fixed in SpeechKit 4 build

Component Formats Impacted

All component formats.