Contains information about a speech synthesis voice installed in Windows.
Assembly: System.Speech (in System.Speech.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|Equals||Determines if a given object is an instance of and equal to the current instance of . (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
Use this class to get information about an installed voice, including its culture, name, gender, age, and whether it is enabled.
To perform text-to-speech using the language specified in the Culture property, a speech synthesis engine that supports that language-country code must be installed. The speech synthesis engines that shipped with Microsoft Windows 7 work with the following language-country codes:
en-US. English (United States)
zh-CN. Chinese (China)
zh-TW. Chinese (Taiwan)
Two-letter language codes such as "en" are also permitted.
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.