espeak-ng-espeak - Multi-lingual software speech synthesizer

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Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename espeak-ng-espeak_1.49.0+dfsg-11_i386.deb
Package name espeak-ng-espeak
Package version 1.49.0+dfsg
Package release 11
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category sound
License -
Maintainer Debian Accessibility Team <>
Download size 9.67 KB
Installed size 25.00 KB
eSpeak NG is a software speech synthesizer for English, and some other
This package contains compatibility links that makes it a drop-in replacement
for the espeak package.  Installing this package thus allows one to make
applications calling the /usr/bin/espeak program use eSpeak NG without any
modification or rebuild.


Package Version Architecture Repository
espeak-ng-espeak_1.49.0+dfsg-11_amd64.deb 1.49.0+dfsg amd64 Debian Main
espeak-ng-espeak - - -


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espeak-ng -


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espeak -


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Binary Package espeak-ng-espeak_1.49.0+dfsg-11_i386.deb
Source Package espeak-ng

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install espeak-ng-espeak deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install espeak-ng-espeak




2017-06-05 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-11) unstable; urgency=medium
* patches/bufsize: Increasing the buffersize to 60ms brought back some
overlapping. Revert this to 49ms, which both avoids overlapping, and
was tested to work fine with all MBROLA voices.
2017-04-29 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-10) unstable; urgency=medium
* patches/bufsize: Increase buffersize to 60ms like upstream did, to fix using
MBROLA voices (Closes: Bug#860891).
2017-04-09 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* control: Add version to libespeak-ng-libespeak1 Provides
(Closes: Bug#859949).
2017-03-12 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* control: Fix libespeak-ng-libespeak1 dependency on libespeak-ng1, thanks
Andreas Beckmann (Closes: Bug#857523)
2017-01-24 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* control: Fix Vcs and Homepage fields, thanks Jeremy Bicha for the notice
(Closes: Bug#851484).
* patches/git-reactivity: Drop part of patch which was reverted upstream.
* patches/fix-cancel: Close audio on cancel like espeak used to do, to make
sure audio cards don't keep PCM in buffers.
2017-01-12 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* patches/bufsize: Reduce buffer size to improve interactivity when the
audio output gets stuck.
2017-01-10 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* patches/monotonous: Work-around monotonous speech issue with brltty
(Closes: Bug#848158).
2017-01-07 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* patches/git-reactivity: Complete with more upstream fixes for reactivity.
2016-12-26 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* patches/reproducible: Make build reproducible by fixing uninitialized
* patches/git-reactivity: cherry-pick upstream fix for reactivity
(Closes: Bug#848016)
2016-11-09 - Samuel Thibault <>
espeak-ng (1.49.0+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* control: Update Uploaders.
* patches/big-endian: Fix build on big-endian archs.

See Also

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