Best American English Text to Speech (TTS) & AI Voiceover

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Try the best American English text to speech app featuring the most conversational AI text to speech voices. Convert any text into natural-sounding American English speech, instantly.

Download your audio files as MP3 or WAV, or access our AI voices through our advanced TTS API.

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American English Text to Speech Features

Enjoy flawless, natural-sounding American English AI text to speech that sound native and conversational. No dull, robotic voices here - only conversational voice overs indistinguishable from humans

Text to Speech Voice Library

The PlayHT voice library features over 900 premium AI TTS voices. From distinctive characters and even accents, each voice brings depth and authenticity to your projects.

Real-time TTS Generation

Convert American English text to speech with one of the fastest TTS apps. Create voice overs instantaneously without the need for voice actors. With real-time voice generation, quickly generate audio content on-the-fly.

Text to Speech in 142+ Languages

Read aloud in languages other than American English. Choose from over 143 other languages that are native sounding. Some of our supported languages include English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, French, Czech, Dutch, and more. Explore all our available languages & accents.

American English TTS Accents

PlayHT is one of the very few text to speech apps that offers American English TTS accents. Want to listen in English, but you need a Southern drawl? No problem. Want to convert text to Tamil? Switch to a natural sounding Tamil accent.

What is American English Text to Speech?

Text to speech (TTS) is a technology that reads aloud digital text—the words on computers, smartphones, and tablets. Using TTS, you can listen to books, articles, and websites without having to read them on a screen. It's like having someone read to you.

This technology is vital for accessibility, helping people with visual impairments access written content through audio. It's also integrated into navigation systems and virtual assistants for seamless human-machine interaction.

Improving naturalness in synthesized speech is an ongoing goal. Researchers use machine learning and neural networks to refine algorithms and enhance speech quality. The aim is to make synthesized speech sound more like human speech, reducing the gap between the two.

Generate Natural-Sounding American English Accents with Ultra Realistic AI Voices

When it comes to American accents, there’s no agreed number of how many accents actually exist. Accents vary from region and sometimes even down to the zipcode. Whether you’re looking to replicate the twang of Texas or the smooth Southern drawl for your voiceovers or videos, you can do so with the click of a button.

AI voices with American English accents are generated using advanced text-to-speech (TTS) technology. TTS technology takes written text and converts it to speech. The output is realistic-sounding AI voices with American English accents. 

With PlayHT’s AI voices, you can customize your voice to match your desired language, accent, gender, and age. Additionally, you can modify your voices with emotion, intonation, and other characteristics to make your voices sound even more natural.

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Daryn
Brad
Judy
Martha
Transform Your AI Voice with a Southern American Accent Using Text-to-Speech

The Southern drawl, like any accent, was developed over the course of hundreds of years. It’s a colorful and expressive accent that varies depending on which part of the South you’re in. There’s a wide range of accents and intonations.

When creating an American Southern Accent using PlayHT’s AI voice generator, you have the option to replicate the sounds of emotions and add pauses. PlayHT provides custom pronunciations for acronyms, niche terminologies, and we can provide you the ability to save them in your own library.

Generate an American accent that will suit the needs of your project. Whether it’s for a character of an audio book, a YouTube Video, radio ad, or even just for fun, PlayHT can provide ultra realistic voices that sound human.

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Dolly Parton
Larry the Cable Guy
Reba McEntire
Willie Nelson
Create a New York Accent with AI Voice Generator Tools

A New York Accent is known and loved throughout the world. Some of the most loved characters in TV shows and movies have a New Yorker’s accent.  The most common accents that everyone is familiar with are the Brooklyn accent, Staten Island accent, Queens accent and of course the Bronx accent.

Using PlayHT’s pronunciation and IPA phonetics library, you can create custom sounds for the AI voice you’re generating. This gives you the ability to generate the AI voice you want for your project. If there’s an accent that you can’t find and want, then you also have the option to clone the voice you’re looking for and use that for your voiceover needs.

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Bernie Sanders
Mike Rizo
American Valley Girl Accent for Voice Overs

Looking for valley girl accent voice overs? Then you've come to the right place. With a wide range of valley girl accent voice overs that can give you the sound you need for any video you create.

PlayHT specializes in creating fun, bubbly, and energetic voice overs with a valley girl accent. Perfect for commercials, radio spots, promos, and more. If you can’t find the right valley girl accent, why not clone a voice and create the perfect American valley girl accent for your needs.

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Authentic African-American Accent with Text-to-Speech

If you need African-American accents for your projects, PlayHT’s text-to-speech technology can convert your text into audio using an African-American accent. Create characters for your audio books, online gaming, videos and more. Simulate the pronunciation and inflection of an African-American Accent in any project.

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Vivica Fox
Angie Stone
Kevin Samuels
Add an American Accent to Your Gaming Text-to-Speech

Bring more realism and immersion to your online game by adding an American accent to your gaming text-to-speech. PlayHT’s text-to-speech software allows you to customize the tone, speed, and pitch of their voices.

Additionally, by incorporating text-to-speech technology into gaming, developers can easily provide players with tutorials and other helpful information without hiring a professional voice actor. Use PlayHT AI voice technology to create quality studio voices with AI technology.

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Yoda
GLaDOS (Portal game)
Grunt (Halo Infinite game)

How American English Text to Speech Works

Here's a step-by-step tutorial for using American English text to speech on PlayHT:

Sign Up or Log In

Create a new account or log into your existing PlayHT dashboard to access the TTS studio.

Enter Your American English Text

Once logged in, you can type, paste, or upload your text directly into the text box.

Choose a American English Voice

Choose some of the best American English AI voices or 900+ conversational AI voices and 142 other languages. You’re sure to find the perfect voice for your project.

Custom Voices

Clone your voice to create a custom sounding American English text to speech voice. It only takes 30 seconds.

Customize

Move sliders to adjust tone, speed, and style to get the perfect speech output your project demands.

Generate & Download

Whenever you are ready, you can download a high quality MP3 audio file of your natural-sounding speech.

American English Text to Speech Use Cases

Unlock premium synthesized speech tailored to almost ever use case. With PlayHT's diverse array of AI text to speech voices and accents, ensuring your content is not just read aloud, but also enjoyable to listen.

American English AI Voice overs

Empower content creators with PlayHT's TTS for American English AI voice overs, allowing them to generate realistic and expressive voice overs for various applications such as animation, gaming, and storytelling, adding depth and authenticity to multimedia projects.

Audio Articles and Accessibility

Enhance accessibility and inclusivity by using PlayHT's TTS for Audio Articles and Accessibility, converting written American English content into audio formats such as podcasts and audiobooks, making it easier for individuals with dyslexia and other reading challenges to access and enjoy the content effortlessly.

Google Docs & Email

Listen to your Google Docs, email, or any American English website and automate your reading. Professionals and students that have to read a lot at school or work, can blaze through their reading and save minutes on every article. It all adds up.

Conversational AI

Create lifelike virtual American English assistants that engage users in natural dialogue, enhancing user experiences across platforms like chatbots, virtual agents, and smart speakers.

E-Learning and Training

Create American English E-Learning, training, or educational content that sounds conversational and engaging. Improve accessibility and engagement for students and employees of all abilities.

IVR Systems

Integrate PlayHT's American English TTS into IVR Systems to deliver clear and natural-sounding prompts and messages, enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of customer interactions by providing easy-to-understand voice guidance.

YouTube and TikTok Videos

Create YouTube and TikTok American English TTS videos that sound native. Your listeners will not be distracted by a robotic voice or be able to distinguish it from human narration.

Benefits of Using American English Text-to-Speech

Efficiency

Eliminate the need for manual American English voiceovers, saving time and resources.

Consistency

Achieve a uniform voice quality across all your projects.

Global Reach

Cater to a worldwide audience with our multilingual voice options.

Cost-effective

Reduce expenses associated with traditional voice recording methods.

PlayHT AI Voice Capabilities
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AI Voice Cloning

PlayHT's advanced AI Voice Cloning allows businesses to replicate any voice, ensuring brand consistency and personalization in voice interactions.

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Ultra Realistic AI Voices

PlayHT’s state-of-the-art technology captures the nuances of human speech, delivering voices that are indistinguishable from real human narrators, enhancing user engagement and trust.

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Why Choose PlayHT Text to Speech?

PlayHT has pioneered American English conversational AI Text to Speech (TTS) and this makes the voices very human sounding. Convert your text into lifelike speech that is indistinguishable from humans.

Streamlined Content Production

Quickly convert extensive written American English content into audio, expanding your audience reach without the usual limitations of time and recording resources.

Cutting-edge API Integration

Seamlessly incorporate dynamic American English text to speech functionalities into your applications or services, unlocking new avenues for immersive auditory experiences.

Contextually-Aware TTS

Our AI dives deeper into the essence of your content, delivering American English speech synthesis that not only reflects the text but also captures its emotional core.

Authentic Language Representation

Immerse your audience in genuine speech across 29 languages, from subtle nuances to native expressions, ensuring an authentic, multilingual user experience regardless of language.

Extensive Support Resources

Get access to PlayHT’s dedicated support team and extensive knowledge base, empowering you with the tools and assistance needed to fully leverage our advanced technology.

Ethical AI Standards

Upholding the highest ethical standards in AI development and deployment, we prioritize user privacy and data protection, ensuring responsible and ethical use of our technology.

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Karen
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Nancy
Nancy
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Olivia
Patricia
Richard
Robert
Ronald
Ronald
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Sara
Sarah
Scarlett
Shane
Shane
Tony
Victoria

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Choose from over 142 Text to Speech Languages & Accents

Create the most natural-sounding conversational speech in not just various languages, but also accents.

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Afghan Pashto
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Albanian
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Algerian Arabic
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American English
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American Spanish
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Arabic
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Argentinean Spanish
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Australian English
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Austrian German
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Azerbaijani
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Bahraini Arabic
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Bangladeshi Bengali
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Belgian Dutch
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Belgian French
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Bolivian Spanish
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Bosnian - Herzegovinian Bosnian
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Brazilian Portuguese
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British English
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British Welsh
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Bulgarian
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Burmese
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Cambodian Khmer
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Canadian English
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Canadian French
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Chilean Spanish
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Chinese
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Chinese
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Colombian Spanish
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Costa Rican Spanish
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Croatian
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Cuban Spanish
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Czech
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Danish
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Dominican (Dominican Republic) Spanish
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Dutch
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Ecuadorean Spanish
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Egyptian Arabic
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Emirian Arabic
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English
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Equatorial Guinean Spanish
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Estonian
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Ethiopian Amharic
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Filipino
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Filipino English
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Finnish
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French
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Georgian
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Guatemalan Spanish
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Honduran Spanish
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Hong Kong Chinese
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Hong Kong English
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Hungarian
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Icelandic
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Indian Bengali
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Indian English
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Iranian Persian
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Iraqi Arabic
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Irish
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Irish English
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Israeli Hebrew
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Japanese
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Jordanian Arabic
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Kazakhstani Kazakh
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Libyan Arabic
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Nigerien English
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Norwegian Bokmål
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Omani Arabic
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Pakistani Urdu
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Panamanian Spanish
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Paraguayan Spanish
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Peruvian Spanish
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Polish
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Portuguese
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Qatari Arabic
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Romanian
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Salvadoran Spanish
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Saudi Arabic
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Serbian
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Singaporean English
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Singaporean Tamil
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Slovak
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Slovenian
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Somali
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South African Afrikaans
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Spanish Catalan
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Spanish Galician
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Sri Lankan Sinhala
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Swedish
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Swiss French
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Syrian Arabic
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Taiwanese Chinese
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Tanzanian English
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Turkish
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Uzbek
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Venezuelan Spanish
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Vietnamese
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Welsh English
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Yemenite Arabic

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The service team was exceptional and was very helpful in supporting my business needs. Would definitely use it again if needed!

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The interface is clean, uncluttered, and super easy and intuitive to use. Having tried many others, PlayHT is my #1 favorite. Many natural sounding high quality voices to choose from...

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PlayHT was easy for me to use and add to my website. I am NOT computer savvy, so I appreciate the ease of this product. I believe this is going to help me stand out a bit from my peers.

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