King James Speaking Bible

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Notes for First Time Users!

You must have the appropriate Microsoft Speech Components installed on your machine to use the King James Talking Bible.

The Microsoft Corporation has signed a License Distribution Agreement with to distribute these components.

By downloading and installing these components, you are indicating that you agree with the License Distribution Agreement, Acceptance and Disclaimer of Warranty, and Limitation of Liability, as referenced on our Microsoft Agent Speech Components page.

If you do not agree with our License Distribution Agreement, Acceptance and Disclaimer of Warranty, and Limitation of Liability, then you are not authorized to download and install these components.

Component Description Download From
MS Agent Core Component MSagent.exe
392 KB
SAPI 4.0a Runtime Binaries spchapi.exe
825 KB
MS Agent Character "Peedy" Peedy.exe
3,325 KB
American English Text to Speech Engine tv_enua.exe
998 KB

To manually install these Microsoft Agent components directly from Microsoft, go to the MS Agent Downloads Page at:

Automatic Download of Speech Components

Netscape Users

Netscape or any browser other than Microsoft Internet Explorer will not work with this technology.

Minimum Requirements:
  1. Windows® 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0 (x86)
  2. Internet Explorer version 4.0 or later (Netscape will not work.)
  3. A Pentium 100 MHz PC (or faster)
  4. At least 16 MB of RAM
  5. At least 661K free disk space for the Microsoft Agent components, 3.1 MB for Peedy and an additional 1.34 MB for the L&H TruVoice Text-To-Speech engine
  6. A Windows-compatible sound card
  7. A compatible set of speakers and microphone (recommended)

If your computer meets only the minimum of the above requirements, then the Voice Components will perform at their minimum, as well.

If "Peedy the Parrot" speaks very slowly, it could be the speed of your machine, or that your TruVoice component is not installed.

Advanced Character Options

To change the speaking speed, or balloon font for "Peedy" the speaking parrot, right-click on the parrot character, and select Advanced Character Options.

Software Support

Please intend on purchasing this software before you ask for support.

Software support for the MS Agent technology is the responsibility of Microsoft.

Software support for this product, which uses MS Agent, is available from through email at:

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The cost of the software is $5.00

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I hope you enjoy this adaptation of voice technology to God's Word.

John M. Hurt, III

"Therefore every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old." Matt 13:52





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