Built-in Feature

Talking Alerts / Calculator / Clock : Voices various features

Speaks the contents of dialogs and alerts, the input and output of the calculator, and the time of the day.

  • Instructions: For Alerts: System Preferences > Dictation & Speech > Text to Speech > select “Announce when alerts are displayed”. For Calculator: Finder > Applications > Calculator > Speech. For Clock: System Preferences > Date & Time > Clock > select “Announce the time” and choose a time and a voice
  • Device/Operating System : Mac OS X