VoiceOver Getting Started for Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard
By Apple Inc.
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This podcast is a spoken recording of the 110-page of Apple’s VoiceOver Getting Started manual for Mac OS X v10.5 “Leopard.” It is organized into twelve episodes representing each of the chapters in the manual. VoiceOver is an accessibility technology built into Mac OS X for the blind and others with visual disabilities. It is a full-featured “screen reader” that speaks audible descriptions of the activities taking place on the computer, including the contents of documents, email, and webpages. It also provides a complete set of keyboard commands you use to control the computer without using the mouse. If you are new to Mac OS X and VoiceOver, Apple highly recommends that you listen to each episode in order. However, if you are already familiar with VoiceOver, you’re invited to skip to any episode that interests you. The contents of this podcast are also available in tagged PDF format, .brf (electronic braille) format, and embossed braille. For more information about these alternative formats, or to send Apple comments and suggestions visit www.apple.com/accessibility or send email to email@example.com.
||Clean1 - Contents||VoiceOver Table of Contents||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2 - Introduction||Welcome To VoiceOver||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 - Introduction to Mac OS X||Mac OS X Basics||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 - Keyboard Basics||About The Mac Keyboard||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 - VoiceOver Basics||Controlling VoiceOver||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6 - Using VoiceOver with Mac OS X||Managing File and Applications||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7 - VoiceOver Utility and Preferences||Customizing VoiceOver||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8 - Web Browsing and Email||Using Apple Mail and Safari||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9 - Reading and Editing Text||Word Processing Basics||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 - Advanced Navigation Skills||Improve Your Speed and Capabilities||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11 - Braille||Using Refreshable Braille Displays||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12 - VoiceOver Appendix||A Complete List||8/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
This Is great. Makes VoiceOver easier
I will definitely save this for when I get my MacBook. Thanks for the tutorials, Apple.
VoiceOver Saved my Computing Life
I actually listened to this tutorial before I even got my first Mac, and one thing that impressed me right from the start was that incredible Alex voice. That alone would have made me switch, but I was also impressed with how well the tutorial was laid out. The commands were easy for me to picture in my mind, even before I ever touched an Apple keyboard. And, of course, when I got my Mac, VoiceOver Getting Started became a valuable resource. Even now, I'll go back to a chapter just to see if I can learn just one more new command I can play with. I'm a totally blind VoiceOver user, and I must say, VoiceOver was the easiest screen reader I've ever learned in my life, thanks, mostly, to this tutorial. Besides, VoiceOver kicks Windows screen readers in the behind!
Thank you Apple for providing us blind users with a spoken recording of the VoiceOver user guide. Apple rocks!