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VoiceGender Enumeration

Defines the values for the gender of a synthesized voice.

Namespace:  System.Speech.Synthesis
Assembly:  System.Speech (in System.Speech.dll)

type VoiceGender

Member nameDescription
FemaleIndicates a female voice.
MaleIndicates a male voice.
NeutralIndicates a gender-neutral voice.
NotSetIndicates no voice gender specification.

VoiceGender can indicate the gender of an existing voice or a gender preference when selecting a voice. All of the SelectVoiceByHints methods and three of the StartVoice methods use VoiceGender to specify the gender when selecting a voice. The Gender property obtains the gender of an existing voice using a VoiceGender member.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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