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Alternatively, you could use Google Drive's office programs (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc) or Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc) if working with another person.
 
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For as important as the voices and video editing software's are, without a error/sign generating program/website you won't be getting anywhere. [http://atom.smasher.org/error atom.smasher.org] is the place to go for Windows 95/XP, along with multiple custom funny sign generators, as that is what older TTS video makers use everyday. if you want something that supports all of the Windows OS's, [http://studiocenter.nkrs200.co/| Studio Center] Supports them all. their is [https://fairplay137.net/error/ one] in development [[FairPlay137-TTS| from a user]] that's been with us for a while now.
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'''''This list is incomplete, more error/sign generating programs/websites may be out there'''''
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===Free wesbite generators===
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*[http://atom.smasher.org/error atom.smasher.org]
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*[https://fairplay137.net/error/ The FairPlay137 Error Central]
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===Free program generators===
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*[http://studiocenter.nkrs200.co/ Studio Center]<sup>NL</sup>
  
 
This should probably be all you need, but it's still subject to change.
 
This should probably be all you need, but it's still subject to change.

Latest revision as of 23:24, 26 March 2020


Do the following criteria apply to you?

  1. You are a new or returning TTS video creator.
  2. You're interested in making TTS videos.
  3. You need a good, safe download for the TTS voices and programs.

Well then.

Presenting...

The TTS Videomaker's Starter Kit!

This handy little page will give you everything you need to start creating your own TTS world! It'll contain links to the voices, suggestions on good video editors, and even ideas for creating your own character concepts!

You can find extra tutorials here, but let's begin with the basics.

Voices and TTS Programs

As any good viewer and aspiring videomaker should be aware, the videos are nigh useless without the voices and programs. As such, there are provided download links of Nick's own personal backups.

Additional SAPI5 voices and online TTS resources can be found here.

TTS Voices


TTS Programs

  • Speakonia (Version 1.0, discontinued by CFS-Technologies; possibly no longer usable? Registration info can be found in this tutorial)
  • Balabolka (Version 2.15, still getting updates as of February 2019)
  • nkrs200's Studio Center (Version 4.0.109 (Thunderhawk), consistently getting updates as of September 2019 with a full functioning portable version in the works)

Video Editors

For as important as the voices are, without a video editing program you won't be getting anywhere. VEGAS Pro is a rather good option, but good luck finding a legal version that's affordable. VEGAS Movie Studio is the cheaper half of VEGAS, but it has considerably less features than Pro. Most people start out with Windows Movie Maker, and eventually grow to a different video editor. Or don't. There is at least one YouTuber who didn't leave WMM behind for a very long time (he eventually switched to Wondershare Filmora).

Windows Movie Maker 2.6 can still be downloaded right here.

But if you need more editing power, a few free VEGAS-like editors exist, but it's unknown whether it's really used by the TTSC.

This list is incomplete, more video editing programs may be out there

Free basic video editors

Free advanced video editors

A = Apple products only W = Windows only NL = Not available on Linux NA = Not available on Apple products NW = Not available on Windows

Character Design

Of course, what's a video without characters? ...several different genres, but not the kind we're going for here. You'll probably want Sam, Mike, and Mary, as well as other characters that you've either created or "borrowed" from other YouTubers.

But how about designing them? What will you go for? (Examples are Sam Sam he's the most significant)

Quite a lot of ways to choose, huh? Not to worry! Those are just the beginning! You could use several different ways! Computers, Miis, Roblox models... heck, even come up with your own!

I would suggest making a list of the characters you want in your TTS universe, followed by each of their voices. Here's an example, using the Cast List for Project Take Two, done in OneNote 2010:

PTTCast.png

As you can see, the characters are listed nicely in a 3-column table: A row for the character's Name, their Color, and their Voice. This helps keep the list organised (and then you can use the "To-Do" feature to check off completed concepts.)

Alternatively, you could use Google Drive's office programs (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc) or Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc) if working with another person.

Error/Sign Generators

For as important as the voices and video editing software's are, without a error/sign generating program/website you won't be getting anywhere. atom.smasher.org is the place to go for Windows 95/XP, along with multiple custom funny sign generators, as that is what older TTS video makers use everyday. if you want something that supports all of the Windows OS's, Studio Center Supports them all. their is one in development from a user that's been with us for a while now.

This list is incomplete, more error/sign generating programs/websites may be out there

Free wesbite generators

Free program generators

This should probably be all you need, but it's still subject to change.