Control Your Mac with Your Voice

For a year in my mid-twenties, a repetitive strain injury forced me to give up my keyboard and mouse, which was quite the conundrum for a journalist, especially one focused on tech. At that point, voice control and dictation options for the Mac were so limited that Macworld bought me a PC so I could use a Windows app, Dragon Naturally Speaking, to edit and write.

It’s been a long time coming, but as of Catalina, the tools you need to navigate and interact with your Mac and its apps by voice have finally been built into macOS. Voice Control is a game changer for people with disabilities and injuries that affect their upper bodies. What’s more, the improved dictation features that accompany Voice Control may also ...

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