Choose / change voices
Choose or change the AI voices that read your content aloud.
This guide explains how to choose and change AI voices when creating audio with BeyondWords.
All users get access to our core AI voice library, which features 550+ AI voices across 130+ language locales. Paid users also get access to premium voices and have the option to create a custom voice.
Quick tips
  • Your project language/locale will impact your voice options. You can change this anytime in 'Settings (General)'.
  • When choosing voices in settings or the TTS Editor, you can press the play icon alongside to hear a preview.
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Knowledge base

WordPress, Ghost, and RSS Feed Importer users

Audio created with our WordPress plugin, Ghost integration, or RSS Feed Importer uses a maximum of two voices: one to read the title, and one to read the body content.
You can change these default voices in the 'Settings (General)' section of your project dashboard (please note this will also affect the default voices for the TTS Editor). Press the play icon next to any voice option to hear a preview.
You can override the default voice for any paragraph by editing your audio in the TTS Editor.

API users

Audio created using our API will use a maximum of two voices by default: one to read the title, and one to read the body content. Default voices can be changed in the 'Settings (General)' section of your project dashboard (please note this will also affect the default voices for the TTS Editor). Press the play icon next to any voice option to hear a preview.
When using HTML, you can manually set voices at a title or paragraph level by adding a data-speechkit-voice=* data attribute to the <title> or <p> element, where * is the voice ID from our list of voices. You can also override the default voice for any paragraph by editing your audio in the TTS Editor.

Text-to-Speech Editor users

When creating audio in our TTS Editor, the default voices for titles and body content will be used. These can be changed in the 'Settings (General)' section of your project dashboard.
When creating or editing audio in the Editor, you can change the voice associated with any title or paragraph by selecting the voice name then selecting a new voice from the menu. Press the play icon next to any voice option to hear a preview.

FAQs

How do I know which is the best voice to use?
Why am I not seeing a full list of voices?
How can I preview voices before choosing?
Can I use multiple AI voices per audio?
If I change voice settings, will my old audios be updated?
Where do BeyondWords voices come from?
Can I create a custom voice?
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WordPress, Ghost, and RSS Feed Importer users
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