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Mac OS X Lion Adds Amazing New Text-to-Speech Voices – Listen to Samples

May 15, 2011 - 25 Comments
Mac OS X Lion Nuance Speech Voices

Mac OS X Lion is set to include a wide variety of new high quality text-to-speech voices in a multitude of languages, thanks to a long suspected partnership between Apple and Nuance, a speech technology company. The new voices are of surprisingly good quality and speak in major world languages including English, Mandarin, German, Japanese, … Read More

Make your Mac sing songs

Nov 9, 2010 - 8 Comments

Here’s some goofy Mac tricks for the day, you can make your Mac sing a few classic songs by typing or copy/pasting the following commands into the Terminal: say -v Cellos “di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di di … Read More

How to Make a Mac Talk: Text to Speech

Mar 28, 2010 - 18 Comments
make your mac talk

You can make your Mac talk to you in various different ways and even speaking with different voices, all by using the powerful built-in Text-to-Speech abilities of Mac OS X. With this, you can either speak a few words, phrases, or even an entire document. We’ll cover the two quickest and easiest ways by using … Read More

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