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What is the difference between Microsoft Speech API Dsktop and Windows Runtime versions?

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  • There is a text-to-speach funtionality on Windows Desktop and on Windows RT and Windows Phone. I want to know what is the difference of TTS APIs (SAPIs)?
    Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:41 PM

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  • Hi TIKSN,

    Based on your description, it seems that you want to know the difference of the TTS APIs among the Windows Desktop and Windows Store/Phone app. If so in Windows Desktop it uses this System.Speech.Synthesis APIs to implement the text-to-speech function. But in Windows Phone Runtime and Windows Store 8.1, it uses the Windows.Media.SpeechSynthesis APIs to implement the text-to-speech function.

    For the difference between the "Windows.Media.SpeechSynthesis" and "System.Speech.Synthesis", please try to check the reply which posted by @Rob Caplan - MSFT in here:
    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/25710852/what-are-the-different-between-windows-media-speechsynthesis-and-system-speec .

    If I have misunderstood you, please feel free to let me know.

    Best Regards,
    Amy Peng


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    • Marked as answer by TIKSN Thursday, April 2, 2015 8:53 AM
    Thursday, April 2, 2015 8:23 AM
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