Does Kindle Text to Audio Now Work on Mac?

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Amazon.com developed the Kindle, an e-book reader, and Text-to-Speech software which allows users to have books read aloud to them. Amazon.com also offers a free application which lets Mac users read Kindle books without the actual Kindle.

Kindle for Mac

  • Amazon.com offers a free software application, Kindle for Mac, which allows Mac users to read Kindle books on a Macintosh computer. To be compatible, the Macintosh computer must run Mac OS 10.5 or higher, have a 500MHz Intel processor or faster, at least 512MB of RAM, a screen resolution of 800x600 or greater and 100MB of available disk space.

Text-to-Speech

  • The Kindle's Text-to-Speech function is not currently available on Kindle for Mac. At the time of this writing, use of the Text-to-Speech software requires that the user have an actual Kindle device.

Other Applications

  • Kindle for Mac does not offer dictionary look up or the ability to print content. Users can save and synchronize across Kindle devices.

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