Has Anyone Noticed with the New Mac Update that the Siri Voices are Responsive?

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has any one noticed that when you install the new Mac update that came out yesterday that the Terri voices are very responsive?

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Submitted by KE7ZUM on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

I'm on a 5 year old system and I didn't get the update, perhaps it's bedcause I'm running the beta, but for me they still freeze. but like I said my system is old and keys are falling off of it. lol!

Submitted by Daniel Angus M… on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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the Siri voice. and I find them more responsive, and I am a beta tester.

Submitted by Igna Triay on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

i thought siri voice couldn't be used as the voiceover voice on the mac?

Submitted by Roberto C on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

In reply to by Igna Triay

You can use the Siri voices in Catalina, but they are glitchy. The Supplemental Update released yesterday improved things a bit but not enough to make Siri voices dependable for VoiceOver users.

Submitted by Kevin Shaw on Saturday, October 19, 2019

2017 MacBook Pro running 10.15. The Siri voices are a little sluggish. I have found that disabling VO sound effects does tend to speed things up a hair, but still not ready for prime time. I am typing this with the Australian Siri female voice and it's a bit better, but not as robust as Alex.

Submitted by KE7ZUM on Saturday, October 19, 2019

I reported this in June of this year, and they are so glitchy I had to reboot my mac. I know my system is a 2014 mac book air, actually midi 2013 model released in 2014 but still.