Web Speech API (synthesis)

Enables web developers to incorporate speech synthesis into their web pages. Uses whatever the platform provides for synthesis.


Demo: simpl.info/tts


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 33
  • Chrome for Android release 33
  • Opera release 21
  • Opera for Android release 21

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • In development
  • Shipped
  • Shipped
  • Positive


Last updated on 2018-04-25