As far as I am concerned the best text to speech voices out there are
those that come with Mac OS Snow Leopard. Some of those voices are as
human sounding as a voice can come, and still be text to speech. Even
better you can crank them up very fast, and they are as fast and smooth
as using Eloquence. Windows screen readers still doesn't have anything
that comes close to the voices available for Mac users. Give Apple a
couple of years and I think we might see a lot more blind users
switching to Mac instead of Windows for exactly accessibility features
Although, as much as I hate to admit it, I'm very impressed with Windows
7. I've already started the order process to upgrade all of my
computers to Windows 7 in the next couple of months or so. I definitely
will be updating all of my Vista systems first as I think Windows Vista
was a total flop. It is too slow, extremely bloated, and its version of
user account control sucks just to name a few of my major gripes. Then,
I do have one older XP system here, mainly for games, which might get
updated to Windows 7 as Windows XP is really beginning to show its age.
Bryan Peterson wrote:
> Exactly. I use Mobile Speak Smartphone with Loquendo Susan on my cell
phone and I can definitely see where you're coming from.
> Homer: Hey, uh, could you go across the street and get me a slice of
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