Amazon Polly
Developer Guide

Document History for Amazon Polly

The following table describes important changes in each release of the Amazon Polly Developer Guide. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

  • Latest documentation update: August 2, 2018

Change Description Date

New Language Added

New language added: Hindi (hi-IN). This voice uses the female voice of Aditi, which is also used for Indian English, making Aditi Amazon Polly's first bilingual voice.

August 2, 2018

New SSML Feature Added

Addition of Maximum Duration for Synthesized Speech.

July 17, 2018

New Feature Added

Addition of Speech synthesis of long text passages (up to 100,000 billed characters).

July 17, 2018

New Voice Added

New voice added: Léa (female, French).

June 5, 2018

Region Expansion

Expansion of Amazon Polly service to all commercial regions.

June 4, 2018

New Language Added

New language added: Korean (ko-KR).

June 4, 2018

Expanded Feature

Expansion of Amazon Polly WordPress Plugin feature, including addition of Amazon Translate capabilities.

June 4, 2018

New Voices Added

Two new voices added: Aditi (female, Indian English) and Seoyeon (female, Korean).

November 15, 2017

New Feature

Addition of new Speech Marks feature, as well as an expansion of SSML capabilities..

April 19, 2017

New Guide

This is the first release of the Amazon Polly Developer Guide.

November 30, 2016