Lark is a simple GTK based audiobooks creator. It can load books in TXT, PDF and FB2 formats. Through use of the GStreamer backend many popular audio file formats are supported including: WAV, Ogg/Vorbis, Ogg/Opus, FLAC, MP3, AAC. Voice is synthesized using RHVoice and ESpeak TTS engines.
Lark Audiobook Creator is distributed under the GNU LGPL v3. In order to be entitled to download Lark Audiobook Creator you must accept the GNU license.
There are many ways you can help this project:
You can build your own version of the program or make changes in it using source code archive: Lark Audiobook Creator 0.0.1. All older releases can be found in Lark Audiobook Creator Source code download section.
Source code of development version is available from Mercurial repository. You can download it using command:
hg clone http://hg.tuxfamily.org/mercurialroot/gsf/lark-audiobook-creator
You need some skills to build program from source. First of all, you'll need to install such development packages:
Next you have to go to directory with program's source code and issue these commands:
meson build cd build ninja sudo ninja install
Program will be installed into your system. It's better to build package and install it though. Packages specification files are available in 'packages' directory of source code tree.
Lark Audiobook Creator prebuilt packages are available from my private repositories for most popular distributions. You can install it in distribution of your choice using one of the following commands:
You can install program from my COPR repository:
dnf copr enable lostmemories/RHVoice dnf copr enable lostmemories/Lark dnf install lark
You can install program from my PPA repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linuxonly/lark sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install lark
Of course, you can install it same way in various Ubuntu derivatives, such as Linux Mint, elementary OS, etc.
Use support forum to publish messages about bugs you found, issues or needed features. If you don't have time for site registration process, send your message via contact form or to administrator's email address. Thanks in advance.