Advanced Text to Speech API

Elevate your projects with the fastest & most powerful text to speech & voice API. Quickly generate AI voices in multiple languages for your chatbots, agents, LLMs, websites, apps and more.
  • ~400ms latency
  • High quality at speed
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Highest Quality Audio Output

Highest Quality Audio Output

Discover new quality and flexibility with our voice & TTS API. We make it easy to create the most natural sounding voices for your applications.
Contextual Awareness
Understands text nuances for appropriate intonation and resonance.
Emotional Range
Adapt the emotional tone to suit any narrative required.
Multilingual Capability
Authentic speech across 29 languages, with each voice maintaining its original characteristics.
Voice Variety
Use voice design and a comprehensive library to discover voices for every use-case.
High Quality Output
Supreme audio quality at 128 kbps to elevate the listener's experience.
Audio Streaming
Quickly generate long-form content, at no loss to quality.

Low Latency Turbo Model

Experience best-in-class latency around the world with Eleven v2 Turbo and delight your users with a seamless experience.
Low Latency
Achieve ~400ms audio generation times with our Turbo model.
Latency Optimization
Use various modes to optimize response times efficiently.
Comprehensive API Documentation
Consult our detailed guide for text to speech and voice cloning.
ElevenLabs Grants

3 Months Free

to build, test, and launch your product with Elevenlabs voices.

11M Characters

included per month. That's over 200 hours of generated audio.

Enterprise

level benefits including high scale capacity and early access to new features.
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38%

Of the Fortune 500 have employees already using ElevenLabs

1,000,000+

Minutes of speech generated every month

99.99%

Historical uptime performance

API Features

ElevenLabs API offers best in class quality, multilingual capabilities, and latency (<500ms), ensuring optimal user experience. We also provide a comprehensive library of voices and a variety of voice settings to suit any use-case. Designed for developers, it is easy to integrate into your application in minutes.

1000s of HQ Voices

Create custom voices by cloning your own voice, create a new one from scratch or explore our library.

Real-time Latency

Get the fastest response time in the industry with our real-time API. Achieve ~400ms audio generation times at 128kbps.

Contextual awareness

Our text to speech model understands the context of the text to deliver the most natural sounding voices.

Enterprise-ready Security

Trusted Security and Data Controls

Hundreds of companies trust and use ElevenLabs services everyday thanks to top notch security controls and policies.
SOC2 and GDPR

Compliant with the highest security and data handling standards

Full Privacy Mode

Optional Full Privacy mode that enables zero content and data retention on ElevenLabs servers. Exclusively for Enterprise.

End-To-End Encryption

Content and data sent to and from our models are always protected

Multilingual Text to Speech API in 29 languages

We support 29 languages and 100+ accents. It's easy to generate text to speech with our API and works with any programming language. You can generate high-quality voices in just a few lines of code. Explore all languages & accents

Developer API

Effortlessly integrate high-quality, low-latency text-to-speech voices into your own applications using our user-friendly and flexible APIs.

Enterprise Scale

Experience seamless integration of voice technology at any scale with ElevenLabs. Our text-to-speech models are secure, reliable and cost effective.

Frequently asked questions

What makes ElevenLabs API the best TTS API?

It offers unparalleled quality, multilingual capabilities, and low latency (<500ms), ensuring optimal user experience. It also provides a comprehensive library of voices and a variety of voice settings to suit any use-case.

What is a text to speech & AI voice API?

It is an application programming interface that allows developers to integrate text-to-speech and voice cloning capabilities into their applications. It works by leveraging deep learning to convert text into speech, and speech into a different voice. The technology has had significant growth in recent months due to its ability to create a more immersive user experience. It is used to create audiobooks, podcasts, voice assistants, and more. It can also be used to create custom voices for gaming, movies, and other media.

How do I get started with the text to speech API?

You can get started by signing up for a free account. Once you have an account, find your xi-api-key in your profile settings after registration. This key is required for authentication in API requests. You can then generate audio from text in a variety of languages by sending a POST request to the API with the desired text and voice settings. The API returns an audio file in response. Use programming languages like Python for these requests, as demonstrated in the example above.

How does the API ensure high-quality output?

It delivers audio at 128 kbps, allowing for a premium listening experience. It also offers a variety of voice settings to suit any use-case, including emotional range, contextual awareness, and voice variety.

Can I get support during the integration process?

Yes, extensive resources, an active developer community, and a responsive support team are available to assist you.

How many languages does the API support?

Our text to speech API supports 29 languages including Hindi, Spanish, German, Arabic & Chinese. Each voice maintains its unique characteristics across all languages.

What is the latency of the text to speech API?

The API boasts ultra-low latency, achieving approximately 400ms audio generation times with its Turbo model. This ensures a quick turnaround from text input to audio output. Multiple latency optimization modes are available, enabling significant improvements and responsiveness.

What are the use cases for the ElevenLabs TTS API?

The API can be used to create audiobooks, podcasts, voice assistants, and more. It can also be used to create custom voices for gaming, movies, and other media.

What is an AI voice API and how does it work?

An AI voice API is an application programming interface that allows developers to integrate text-to-speech and voice cloning capabilities into their applications. It works by leveraging deep learning to convert text into speech, and speech into a different voice.

What is the best text to speech (TTS) API?

The best text to speech API is one that offers high-quality output, multilingual capabilities, and low latency. It should also provide a comprehensive library of voices and a variety of voice settings to suit any use-case. You can find all of these features and more with ElevenLabs.