Control Your Mac with Voice Using OS X Mavericks Automator

Control Your Mac with Voice Using OS X Mavericks Automator

Today, I explored the recent enhancements to Automator and AppleScript within OS X Mavericks.

A notable update is the option to save Automator workflows and applications as Speakable Items, which can be activated by voice commands thanks to the integrated speech recognition in OS X.

Control Your Mac with Voice Using OS X Mavericks Automator

In a demonstration video, I showcased how to initiate three applications on my iMac by simply stating “Good morning.” While this may seem trivial, consider the immense benefits it could offer to individuals with limited mobility or other accessibility needs.

Imagine the possibilities with Automator and your voice to manage your Mac more effectively.

Like all our video tutorials, this one can be viewed in full-screen mode to enhance your viewing experience.

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