Acapela Group has announced the release of Acapela Multimedia for Mac OS X, a speech synthesis solution designed to voice-enable Mac multimedia applications. “Acapela Text to Speech generates smooth and natural sounding voices, providing high intelligibility and naturalness for the end-user. The automatic intonation reflects the meaning of the text, with respect to pauses, breath groups, punctuation and context,” notes the company. Acapela Multimedia High Quality Text to Speech for MAC OS X is currently available in 12 languages and a wide portfolio of voices: Arabic, Dutch NL, Dutch B, English UK, English US, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish and Swedish. And 12 additional languages are available with the High Density technology. [Link credit to MacNN]