courtesy of the hlcoders mailing list
This updated extractor provides better results than the SDK’s default one. It works on Windows 7, and should work on Vista too. It will not work on XP.
To install, extract the contents of the zip file to [SDK version]\bin\phonemeextractors. KEEP A BACKUP HANDY, as every time you run the SDK Launcher, or in the case of L4D1/2 receive an update, the custom DLL will be replaced with Valve’s original and you’ll have to put it
back in place manually.
The easiest way to run Faceposer without using Valve’s launcher is with
the Source SDK Windows Gadget: http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Source_SDK_Windows_gadget
This will make Faceposer crash if your sentence text contains special characters (e.g. commas and apostrophes) when trying to extract