Click the link above to download the TalkButton 2.0 installer and begin a free, full featured 30 day trial (8MB Download). No personal information is required to download or begin the trial. During the trial period, TalkButton works without any restrictions to its normal functions. Purchasing a product key allows you to activate the trial TalkButton into a permanent working version.
System Requirements (Macintosh Computers Only)
- Microsoft Word 14.1 or later. (Version 15.x of Microsoft Word is installed as part of Microsoft Office 2016 for Macintosh. Version 14.x as part of Office 2011. The VBA option (Visual Basic for Applications) must be installed with Office 2011 for TalkButton to function.) TalkButton is fully compatible with Microsoft Word in Office 2016.
- Macintosh computer with Intel Processor running Mac OS 10.7 (Lion),10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra).
After download is completed, double click “Install_TalkButton_2.0.0.dmg” (usually in downloads folder). You will be asked to read and agree to an EULA (End User License Agreement) before you are able to install TalkButton. If you agree, a window will open with the TalkButton application. Drag its icon to the applications folder beside it.
When installing TalkButton and other ‘unidentified’ applications by Mac developers, you may be advised that your security settings do not permit installation. To allow TalkButton to be installed, simply right (hold down Control Key) click the installer and select ‘Open’. This will allow the installation of TalkButton.
2.0.1: Bug fixes for 10.13 High Sierra. TalkButton now resets on first click after speech. Formatting warning appears on launch on Word 16.9.
2.0.0: Introducing TalkButton Version 2. Complete redesign featuring an adjustable toolbar, new interface and text-to-speech engine.
1.1.3: TalkButton updated for full compatibility with macOS 10.12 Sierra.
1.1.2: TalkButton updated for full compatibility with Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan.
1.1.1: Close button now closes TalkButton toolbar without quitting. No minimize button. Fix of all known compatibility issues with Microsoft Word 2016. Option-click color wheel to quickly change text highlight color. Stability improvements.
1.1.0: Now compatible with Microsoft Word v15.x installed with Microsoft Office 2016. Plus code optimizations.
1.0.3: Holding down control key deletes product key from system during deactivation. General improvements.
1.0.2: Now Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite compatible. Can hide LQ (Low Quality) voices in TalkButton’s voice list. Added hotkey for recording text-to-speech to iTunes. General improvements.
1.0.1: Bug fix. “TalkButton works everywhere” option now works on standard accounts and not just admin accounts.
1.0.0: First Release