Peter (RL) (9/1/2014)
RL got that problem straightened out as I recall. I never gave it a second thought after it was explained on the forums.
As I recall, the Neospeech allowed. Otherwise, the voice packs were coming off the shopping cart.
The Neospeech voices can only be used for personal videos but not commercially. The new TTS on Demand service is royalty free for use with iClone, CrazyTalk Animator or CrazyTalk and can be used commercially.
What is commercial? I think this is grey area, and it would be important to read any documents that qualify royalty free and commercial.
I use the voices for creating videos, but I now use real human voices and morph them, if necessary. Too many complaints from viewers when I used synthesized voices.
The neospeech voices aren't that bad, but if you make a 10 minute video the voice does tire you. When I first bought the pack it was very restricted license. RL did get some measure of release for us, because we are making videos with it and most are youtubes. Neospeech relented to allow more relaxed usasge.
Neospeech release a very good male voice awhile back. I thought to acquire it, but they wanted $60 for it and the usage was still resticted. I think most of these voice thing developers are out of touch...or think too much of their stuff.
We have audacity and other quality audio editors, including morph tools. I suggest to think about doing your voices with human voices. There are alot of ways to morph and make the voices unique. I have had NO LUCK converting male voices to female, unless the male voices were squeaky and not very masculine.
I suggest, if you are going to use the voices that are the topic of this thread - make inquires. Also, use free voices and rehearse the voices with your scripts first.
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