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Force Align text and Audio (dataset)

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Hi @BenAAndrew I am on the step where I am trying to align the text and audio of an audiobook. I have acquired the audio and text from amazon audible. Unfortunately, I was not able to assign the help label to this issue. I don’t think I have the permission for that.

  • using virtualenv

In order to work through, I had to modify it. After modifying I was able to run the file. Below is the modified part of the file. Also in the screenshot category I have mentioned how I am trying to execute this file.

import os
import sys
import json
import logging
import argparse
from pydub import AudioSegment


from search import FuzzySearch
from audio import DEFAULT_RATE, read_frames_from_file, vad_split
from dataset.transcribe import stt


Failure Point

failure point


  1. Do you suggest to use a virtualenv?
  2. Do I need to reduce the quality of wav file or the mp3 file?

Link to the dataset

Audio Dataset

I have the book.txt and the mp3 file. I have converted that mp3 to wav file when I am trying to use the align. Please let me know if you can try using my dataset. Thanks for the help in advance.

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 3 years ago
  • Comments:9 (9 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

vinamramunot-techcommented, Mar 23, 2021

@BenAAndrew I am going to close this issue for now. As you said we can come back to discuss this at a later stage.

vinamramunot-techcommented, Mar 18, 2021

I will create the PR for the imports. Let me know if you want me to test something regarding audio conversion.

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