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Christoph Wendler:

plugin development

Harald Berthelsen:

development of HTS voices

Andrew Murphy:

development of HTS voices

Ronan McGuirk:

plugin development, testing, contributor to NVDA for Irish


The D Programming Language
Most of the plugin is written in D. See who else uses D.
HMM-based Speech Synthesis System (HTS)
PortAudio is a free, cross-platform, open-source, audio I/O library.


Special thanks go to Caitríona Nic Ghiolla Eoghain for testing the software and making enhancement requests. We would also like to thank the many people who have tested the software and have contributed by giving us valuable feedback.

Additional Funding

We would like to thank the NCBI for allocating money for the testing of the plugin.

The project abair.ie is funded by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

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