Golos Joomla plugin converts text on your Joomla site to speech. Select text and click “Speak It” to hear. Create lifelike interactions with your users.
The plugin uses Google Cloud Text-to-Speech technologies. It applies groundbreaking research in speech synthesis and Google’s powerful neural networks to generate high-fidelity audio.
Machine learning with artificial intelligence and your site will “speak” like humans.
Golos for Joomla offers a selection of 200+ voices across 30+ languages and variants. Pick the voice that works best for your visitors. New languages added regularly.
Here is a list of supported languages:
The plugin brings you exclusive multilingual access to DeepMind WaveNet voices that provide the most natural-sounding speech.
DeepMind has done groundbreaking research in machine learning models to generate speech that mimics human voices and sounds more natural, reducing the gap with human performance by 70%. Golos Joomla plugin offers access to 90+ WaveNet voices.
The plugin supports any Joomla site or device. It works perfectly on PCs, tablets or smartphones. Just install the plugin on your website and your visitors will be able to listen to any content on it.
Apply advanced deep learning neural network algorithms to synthesize text into a variety of voices and languages. Neural networks were built based on Google’s speech synthesis expertise.
Customize your speech with SSML tags that allow you to add pauses, numbers, date and time formatting, and other pronunciation instructions. Mute any part of content or add pauses of variable duration to your texts.
Golos plugin allows you to customize voice speaking rate to be 4x faster or slower than the normal rate.
You can customize the pitch of selected voice, up to 20 semitones more or less than the default output.
Increase the volume of the voice by up to 16db or decrease the volume up to -96db.
Google Text-to-Speech API is priced monthly based on the amount of characters to synthesize into audio sent to the service. Note that Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) tags are included in the character count for billing purposes.
|Feature||Monthly free tier||Paid usage|
|Standard (non-WaveNet) voices||0 to 4 million characters||$4.00 USD / 1 million characters|
|WaveNet voices||0 to 1 million characters||$16.00 USD / 1 million characters|
Please note, Golos plugin for Joomla requires a valid Google Account for the correct works.
Golos Plugin require PHP 5.6+ to run properly. Just ask your host to upgrade your PHP to latest version. Joomla! and Golos runs perfectly with latest PHP 7.
Golos plugin Package (Golos-v.x.x.x.zip)
Use this package to install Golos plugin on your current Joomla site.
Detailed documentation on how to configure and use this plugin.
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