VoiceInformation.Language | language property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets the normalized BCP-47 language tag of the speech synthesis engine (voice).

Syntax


var language = voiceInformation.language;

Property value

Type: String [JavaScript] | System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

The normalized BCP-47 language tag.

Remarks

Here is a list of Microsoft-signed voices provided with Windows.

VoiceGenderWindows 8Windows 8.1NameDisplay name
English USFemaleYYZiraMicrosoft Zira (en-US, female).
English USMaleYYDavidMicrosoft David (en-US, male)
English GBFemaleYYHazelMicrosoft Hazel (en-GB, female)
French FRFemaleYYHortenseMicrosoft Hortense (fr-FR , female)
German DEFemaleYYHeddaMicrosoft Hedda (de-DE, female)
Spanish ESFemaleYYHelenaMicrosoft Helena (es-ES, female)
Chinese PRCFemaleYYHuihuiMicrosoft Huihui (zh-CN, female)
Chinese TWFemaleYYHanhanMicrosoft Hanhan (zh-TW, female)
Japanese JAFemaleYYHarukaMicrosoft Haruka (ja-JP, female)
Korean KRFemaleYYHeamiMicrosoft Heami (ko-KR, female)
Spanish MXFemaleNYSabinaMicrosoft Sabina (es-MX, female)
Italian ITFemaleNYElsaMicrosoft Elsa (it-IT, female)
English INFemaleNYHeeraMicrosoft Heera (en-IN, female)
Russian RUFemaleNYIrinaMicrosoft Irina (ru-RU, female)
Chinese HKFemaleNYTracyMicrosoft Tracy (zh-HK, female)
Polish PLFemaleNYPaulinaMicrosoft Paulina (pl-PL, female)
Portuguese BRFemaleNYMariaMicrosoft Maria (pt-BR, female)

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8.1

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 R2

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.Media.SpeechSynthesis
Windows::Media::SpeechSynthesis [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

VoiceInformation

 

 

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