[Athen] Mac Text to speech Software

Berger, Eileen eileen_berger at gse.harvard.edu
Wed Jun 13 11:45:14 PDT 2012

My mac students LOVE ghostreader!
Eileen Berger

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From: athen-list-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:athen-list-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Jeffrey Dell
Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 11:43 AM
To: Access Technology Higher Education Network
Subject: Re: [Athen] Mac Text to speech Software

The TTS option for Mac works well. I believe that as long as you can highlight text it will read it.
The Speech settings can also be set under the Speech option in System preferences.
I've also heard that Ghost Reader is a good cheap program.

On 6/12/12, Nies, Gerry <gerry.nies at email.und.edu> wrote:

> I am not a Mac user but trying to learn.


> I have a student with a Mac who needs text to speech for his text

> books. He uses OpenOffice for word processing and from what I can

> determine Voiceover does not work with OpenOffice. Nor does Mac version of Read&Write.


> Is there any no/low cost software out there?


> Any help would be greatly appreciated.


> Thanks

> Gerry Nies

> University of North Dakota




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