VoiceGender Enumeration


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Defines the values for the gender of a synthesized voice.

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

Public Enumeration VoiceGender

Member nameDescription

Indicates a female voice.


Indicates a male voice.


Indicates a gender-neutral voice.


Indicates 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
Available since 3.0
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