Amazon Polly

Learn about Amazon Polly and pricing

Amazon Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech, allowing you to create applications that talk, and build entirely new categories of speech-enabled products.

How it works

Convert an article to speech and download as an MP3
Amazon Polly workflow

Use Cases

Amazon Polly is predominantly utilized for lifelike speech applications and has the following use cases

  • Content Creation
  • E-learning
  • Telephony

Amazon Polly Pricing

With Amazon Polly, you only pay for what you use. You are charged based on the number of characters of text that you convert either to speech or to Speech Marks metadata. In addition, you can cache and replay Amazon Polly’s generated speech at no additional cost.

Amazon Polly’s Standard voices are priced at $4.00 per 1 million characters for speech or Speech Marks requests. For example, if you have a new website and enabled text to voice feature, following is sample calculator

ExampleText LengthSpeech DurationStandard TTS CostNeural TTS Cost
Average email message~3.1k characters~4 min$0.01$0.05
Typical news article~6.5k characters, three pages~9 min$0.03$0.10
Amazon Polly Pricing Calculator

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