Speech Services by Google is an app that can empower your mobile device with text-to-speech and speech-to-text technology.
-- Convert your voice to text or read the text on your screen aloud. -- Send commands using voice and perform your daily activities on mobile devices with the Speech-to-Text functionality. -- Read books or translations aloud with the Text-to-Speech functionality
Power your device with the magic of Google’s text-to-speech and speech-to-text technology. Google Speech-to-Text functionality
Speech Services provides speech-to-text functionality to Google and other third party apps to convert what you say to text. For example, it can be used by: • Google Maps when you use your voice to search places • Recorder App to transcribe your recordings on device • Phone App Call Screen feature to get a real-time transcription of your caller • Accessibility apps like Voice Access for operating your device through voice • Dictation or keyboard apps you might use to dictate text messages through voice • Apps that contain a search by voice feature so that you can quickly search for your favorite shows or songs • Language learning apps that recognize what you say as you practice a new language • …and many other applications in Play Store
To use Google Speech-to-Text functionality on your Android device, go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Default apps > Assist App. Select Speech Services by Google as your preferred voice input engine. Google Text-to-Speech functionality
Speech Services powers applications to read the text on your screen aloud. For example, it can be used by: • Google Play Books to “Read Aloud” your favorite book • Google Translate to speak translations aloud so you can hear the pronunciation of a word • Talkback and accessibility applications for spoken feedback across your device • …and many other applications in Play Store
To use Google Text-to-Speech functionality on your Android device, go to Settings > Languages & Input > Text-to-Speech output. Select Speech Services by Google as your preferred engine. Note, on many Android devices, Speech Services by Google is already available, but you can update to the latest version here.
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Update on: 2022-09-09
Requirements: Android 6.0+
Your app has a new name: “Speech Services by Google” and a new logo. The app also supports new functionality. The Speech Services by Google app not only provides text-to-speech but also empowers applications with speech-to-text functionality to convert your voice to text. Read more in the “About this app” section.