Python Client for Cloud Text-to-Speech API¶
Cloud Text-to-Speech API: Synthesizes natural-sounding speech by applying powerful neural network models.
In order to use this library, you first need to go through the following steps:
Install this library in a virtualenv using pip. virtualenv is a tool to create isolated Python environments. The basic problem it addresses is one of dependencies and versions, and indirectly permissions.
With virtualenv, it’s possible to install this library without needing system install permissions, and without clashing with the installed system dependencies.
Supported Python Versions¶
Python >= 3.5
Deprecated Python Versions¶
Python == 2.7. Python 2.7 support will be removed on January 1, 2020.
The last version of this library compatible with Python 2.7 is google-cloud-texttospeech==1.0.1.
pip install virtualenv virtualenv <your-env> source <your-env>/bin/activate <your-env>/bin/pip install google-cloud-texttospeech
pip install virtualenv virtualenv <your-env> <your-env>\Scripts\activate <your-env>\Scripts\pip.exe install google-cloud-texttospeech
Read the Client Library Documentation for Cloud Text-to-Speech API API to see other available methods on the client.
Read the Cloud Text-to-Speech API Product documentation to learn more about the product and see How-to Guides. APIs that we cover.
Because this client uses
grpcio library, it is safe to
share instances across threads. In multiprocessing scenarios, the best
practice is to create client instances after the invocation of
This package includes clients for multiple versions of the Text-to-Speech
API. By default, you will get
v1, the latest GA version.
v1 API Reference¶
If you are interested in beta features ahead of the latest GA, you may
opt-in to the v1.1 beta, which is spelled
v1beta1. In order to do this,
you will want to import from
google.cloud.texttospeech_v1beta1 in lieu of
See the guide below for instructions on migrating to the 2.x release of this library.