[Athen] Mac Text to speech Software

Chris Johnson express_able at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 14 11:51:33 PDT 2012

The built-in TTS works great:

Go to Settings, speech, "text to speech"
check "speak selected text when key pressed"
set key (e.g. Control Command S)

Chris Johnson
Assistive Technology Specialist
Loveland, CO
chris at eable.org

On 6/12/12 9:32 AM, Nies, Gerry 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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