updates

2021/07/04

Language Tools 3.5 released: Text replacements can now be done in simple mode and regex mode (regular expression). For most users, simple mode will be easier, and if you have special needs and understand the regex syntax, you always have that option.

2021/06/27

Language Tools 3.3 released: You can now define text replacement rules, using regular expression syntax. This is available in menu Tools -> Language Tools: Text Processing. Replacement rules can apply to all transformation types (Audio, Translation, Transliteration), or the ones you choose only. You can verify that your replacement rules are working by entering some text in that dialog.

2021/06/18

AwesomeTTS 1.45 released: Azure now has SSML support, you can use tags like <break time="1s"/>. Added links to various tutorials to help beginners learn how to use AwesomeTTS.

2021/06/14

Language Tools 3.2 released: Show error message if voice selection could not be retrieved. Don't generate audio for empty fields, or fields which contain blank html tags. Add account info in the verify API key dialog.

2021/06/13

AwesomeTTS 1.43 released: New voices from Azure: a number of English US/UK and regional voices (Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa). New Jenny/Multilingual voice which sounds similar across different languages.
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-ai/azure-text-to-speech-updates-at-build-2021/ba-p/2382981
New Google Malay voices.

2021/05/30

Language Tools: DeepL translation service now available. Supports translation in the following languages: Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Latvian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese,Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Chinese

2021/05/27

AwesomeTTS 1.41 released: fixes Naver Papago service

2021/05/26

New IPA Transliteration service added: Epitran. Using Language Tools, you can now generate IPA pronunciations for the following languages: Amharic, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Azerbaijani, Catalan, Cebuano, German, German, German, English, French, French, Hausa, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Javanese, Kazakh, Kazakh, Kinyarwanda, Kyrgyz, Kyrgyz, Kyrgyz, Lao, Marathi, Maltese, Malay, Dutch, Chichewa, Punjabi, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Shona, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Tajik, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkmen, Turkmen, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uyghur, Uzbek, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Xhosa, Yoruba, Zulu

2021/05/25

Language Tools 3.1 released. Previously, when a single error was found while applying translations or transliterations, you had to start over (even if you selected 100 notes). This is now fixed in version 3.1. This should help with problematic services such as EasyPronunciation which has an extremely restrictive daily limit (I'm working on fixing that). Also, wanted to remind of the following:

Thanks for using Language Tools, let me know what features you'd like to have !