New Google Text-to-speech update brings improved narration voices and support for 6 new languages

New Google Text-to-speech update brings improved narration voices and support for 6 new languages

Google Text-to-speech, the service that enables apps to speak to you or read content aloud, has received a sizable new update. 

Arriving as version 3.11.12, the latest patch improves the narration voices and adds support for six new languages, including Czech, Ukrainian, Bangla, Khmer, Nepali, and Sinhala. The full changelog can be seen below:


Google TTS should be enabled by default on your Android device, but sometimes manufacturers install their own text-to-speech engines. If you'd like to check and switch to Google's own software, head over to Settings -> Accessibility -> Text-to-speech output. You can update to the latest version by following the link below.

Google Text-to-speech (Google Play)

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3 Comments

1. ImperialDynamics

Posts: 84; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

I hope they add more languages to Google Home. The number of supported languages is ridiculously small.

2. Highside

Posts: 197; Member since: Jan 31, 2017

Speak English. It's the global language for a reason.

3. ImperialDynamics

Posts: 84; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

It's not easy to learn another language. How many languages do you speak genius?

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