Google Translate Text-to-Speech

The google_translate text-to-speech platform uses unofficial Google Translate Text-to-Speech engine to read a text with natural sounding voices.

This platform renamed to google_translate from google since release 0.92.


To enable text-to-speech with Google, add the following lines to your configuration.yaml:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: google_translate

Configuration Variables


(string)(Optional)The language to use.

Default value: en

Check the complete list of supported languages (languages where “Talk” feature is enabled in Google Translate) for allowed values. Use the 2 digit language code which you can find at the end of URL when you click on Language name.

Full configuration example

A full configuration sample including optional variables:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: google_translate
    language: 'de'

If you are using SSL certificate or Docker, you may need to add the base_url configuration variable to your http component as follows:

#Example configuration.yaml entry