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A clean interface to Windows speech recognition and text-to-speech capabilities.

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Allows your Windows python program to:
  • execute a callback when certain phrases are heard

  • execute a callback when any understandable text is heard

  • have different callbacks for different groups of phrases

  • convert text to speech.


Showing speaking out loud and listening for all recognizable words.

import speech
import time

def callback(phrase, listener):
    if phrase == "goodbye":

listener = speech.listenforanything(callback)
while listener.islistening():


Requires Windows XP and Python 2.5.

In addition to easy_installing, you’ll need pywin32 (installer here) and the Microsoft Speech kit (installer here).


Please let me know if you like or use this module - it would make my day!

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