Problem Report Bulletins

Last reviewed: 4/24/2004

Article ID: P040405

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

The information in this article applies to:

  • SpeechKit 4

Symptoms

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

Cause

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

Status

Fixed in SpeechKit 4 build 4.0.102.0.

Component Formats Impacted

All component formats.