The “Play Narrated Slideshow” Action
The “Play Narrated Slideshow” action is designed to present, in slideshow format, images whose references have been passed to the action as input.
By default, the action displays the referenced images for the indicated number of seconds, without any background music or audio.
However, the “Play Narrated Slideshow” action does offer the unique ability to display each image while it speaks the description entered in Photos for the displayed media item. Each image description will be read using the system voice currently selected in the Text to Speech tab of the Dictation & Speech system preference pane.
TIP: OS X provides the option to install free high-quality male and female voices for a wide variety of languages. (click to view your Mac’s current voice settings)
Use in Workflow
Here’s an example workflow incorporating narration abilities of the “Play Narrated Slideshow” action. Each image will be displayed while its description is read. Images without descriptions will be displayed for the indicated durration:
A movie demonstrating the use of the “Play Narrated Slideshow” action:
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