SpeechSynthesisVoice.name

Experimental

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The name read-only property of the SpeechSynthesisVoice interface returns a human-readable name that represents the voice.

Syntax

var voiceName = speechSynthesisVoiceInstance.name;

Value

A DOMString representing the name of the voice.

Examples

for(i = 0; i < voices.length ; i++) {
  var option = document.createElement('option');
  option.textContent = voices[i].name + ' (' + voices[i].lang + ')';

  if(voices[i].default) {
    option.textContent += ' -- DEFAULT';
  }

  option.setAttribute('data-lang', voices[i].lang);
  option.setAttribute('data-name', voices[i].name);
  voiceSelect.appendChild(option);
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Speech API
The definition of 'name' in that specification.
Draft

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also