Install SadTalker on Windows

Prerequisites: Install ffmpeg on windows

In order to install ffmpeg on windows go to

Follow steps mentioned here is install ffmpeg on your system.

Now go to SadTalker Github page

Go the the dev branch and click on

Go to the Download Trained Models section and click on the higlighed link to go to the SadTalker v0.0.2 rc Release Note page

Download first four assets and Source file

Unzip Source file to a folder. We are are going to extract it to SadTalker-0.0.2-rc folder. In this folder manually create “checkpoints” folder and copy four .tar and .safetensors files in it once those also get downloaded.

Open command prompt and go to SadTalker directory. There you would find webui.bat file. Run this file in command prompt to finish the setup. This will take a while to download and setup all required packages the first time. For all future launches run the same batch file and it will open quickly. Once the setup finishes, you will see a message in the command prompt with URL to run it in browser. Copy and paster the URL in your browser

Copy the URL in browser will open the SadTalker in browser as following

Now you are all set. Upload your images, audio etc and play with various parameters and click generate.

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