Macs can do many things, but one feature many people don’t know about is that it can be a talking clock!
In System Preferences, open the Date & Time pane and click the Clock tab. At the bottom of this window, there is a checkbox option to Announce the Time. Once this is enabled you can use the dropdown to specify how often it should speak the time.
The Customize Voice button allows you to choose from different voices to use and if it should use the extended voice, which sounds more natural.
The wide choice of voices means you can find something that fits your preferences.
If you have an always on Mac, you can leave it on with this feature on and use an app like Keyboard Maestro to mute your machine automatically at night (for example between 10pm and 7am) and have a talking clock the rest of the time!
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