Elizabeth, you should install both the IBM TTS voices and Neospeech. Then try them both out and decide which ones make you more comfortable for prolongued listening. G. Guido Dante Corona IBM Accessibility Center, Austin Tx. Research Division, Phone: 512. 838. 9735. Email: guidoc@xxxxxxxxxxx Web: http://www.ibm.com/able "E." <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent by: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 02/09/2005 10:41 PM Please respond to bksvol-discuss To bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx cc Subject [bksvol-discuss] Re: neospeech i AM PUTTING UP VERSION 9 OF K1000 ON A COMPUTER WHICH IS VERY FAST AND HAS A LOT OF MEMORY. i USE window-eyes and dec32 when not in k1000. Any ideas on which speech engines to install or not? E.