Preview is the default program for opening PDF documents on the Mac. Preview’s speech feature can read PDF documents using the system voices built into Mac OS X.
- Preview Speech Feature Video Tutorial
- Video Tutorial: Bigger Version (.mov, 5 MB)
- Directions (HTML)
- Print Directions (Tagged PDF)
To use Preview’s speech feature open a PDF document and choose Edit, Speech, Start Speaking. To stop the speech feature, choose Edit, Speech Stop Speaking.