Text-to-Speech Settings
Smart Chinese Reader is an innovative Chinese learning software. It can pronounce a whole Chinese sentence naturally. And even better, voice customization is allowed. To do this, click the gear icon at the top right corner of the window, and a menu pops up. Then select the Settings item from the menu to open the Settings dialog.

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menu of Chinese learning software     settings of Chinese learning software

In the Speech section, you can see these settings: Click the Preview Voice button to prelisten to the effect of your selection.


Where can I get Microsoft HuHui voice?
Microsoft voices for Text-to-Speech are included in language packs. To obtain Microsoft HuiHui voice, Microsoft HanHan voice, etc., you should install Chinese Language packs.


How to install the Chinese Language pack for Windows 10 ?
Step 1. Open up the Start Menu. Go to Settings > Time & language > Region & language.

Windows 10 Chinese tts

Windows 10 Chinese tts

Windows 10 Chinese tts

Step 2. Select the item "Add a language".

Step 3. Select "中文(简体) - Chinese Simplified" from the list.
If you want Microsoft Hanhan voice, select "中文(繁體) - Chinese Traditional (Taiwan)"

Step 4. Now Chinese (Simplied) language pack has been added to the language list. Click on "Options" right beside it to open an option setting dialog.

In the option setting dialog, you should notice a "Download and install language pack" link. If found, click or tap on the link to begin downloading the language pack. Please note that depending on size of the language pack and strength of your internet connection the downloading time may vary.

Once the Chinese (Simplified) language pack is downloaded, Microsoft HuiHui voice will appear in Smart Chinese Reader's setting dialog, and you can select it to read text aloud.

Note: Do not click on the "Make this the primary language" link after the Chinese (Simplified) language pack is downloaded. If you do this, your Windows will display in Chinese.


How to install the Chinese Language pack for Windows 8 ?
Step 1. To install Language Packs in Windows 8, open Control Panel. To launch ‘Control Panel’ in Windows 8, you will have to access Charms bar from the lower right-corner of the screen and in the search bar, type Control Panel. Click on the results to open the Control Panel.
Windows 8 Chinese tts

Alternatively, one can move the cursor to the lower right corner of the screen and then right-click to make visible a small menu called WinX menu. The menu gives you quick access to Control Panel.
Windows 8 Chinese tts

Step 2. Once the Control Panel is launched, select ‘Add a language’ option located under CLOCK, LANGUAGE and REGION settings.
Windows 8 Chinese tts

Step 3. This will bring up a language preferences window which will display the list of supported language packs. Browse or search the available list by clicking on ‘Add a language’ option once again.
Windows 8 Chinese tts

Step 4. Then, choose the language you want installed and hit the Add button.
Windows 8 Chinese tts

Choose Chinese (Simplified) or Chinese (Traditional). *Not sure? Choose these first. You can come back later to add/delete a language.

Step 5. Now Chinese (Simplied) language pack has been added to the language list. Click on "Options" right beside it to open an option setting dialog.
Windows 8 Chinese tts

Step 6. In the option setting dialog, you should notice a "Download and install language pack" link. If found, click or tap on the link to begin downloading the language pack. Please note that depending on size of the language pack and strength of your internet connection the downloading time may vary.

Once the Chinese (Simplified) language pack is downloaded, Microsoft HuiHui voice will appear in Smart Chinese Reader's setting dialog, and you can select it to read text aloud.

Note: Do not click on the "Make this the primary language" link after the Chinese (Simplified) language pack is downloaded. If you do this, your Windows will display in Chinese.


How to install the "Microsoft Lili" voice for Windows 7 ?
Microsoft Lili is available in Chinese versions of Windows Vista and later. Beginning with Windows Vista and Windows 7, Microsoft Anna is the default and only English voice.

If you have Windows 7 Enterprise or Ultimate, you can download the Chinese language pack, which includes Microsoft Lili. Here are the steps: Once the download and installation process is completed, you can configure Smart Chinese reader to use the LiLi voice. Just open the Settings dialog, change the voice to Microsoft LiLi.

You can also refer to this article How To Install Language Packs In Windows 7