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Accurately transcribe an audio file of any single speaker's voice from podcasts or recorded audio files
Multiple transcription sources allowed within a profile so one user can easily manage different recordings
Compose and reply to emails in Gmail using full text controls, doing dictation and editing natively without having to transfer any text
Higher performance with drastically reduced latency and faster editing with pure 64-bit application and improved memory management
Improved accuracy over version 3.x, with optimization for latest speech recognition technology.
Transcribe, Edit and Write All by VoiceDragon Dictate for Mac, version 4 is the ultimate productivity tool that enables you to save time and get more done. Dictate, edit, transcribe and control your computer all by using your voice. Dragon���s accurate speech recognition, customizable capabilities, easy-to-use interface and full transcription ���exibility means you get more done ��� at home, school or work ��� quickly and accurately. Dragon Dictate for Mac, version 4 now includes the powerful capability to accurately transcribe an audio ���le of any single speaker���s voice from podcasts or pre-recorded audio ���les. You now get accurate and fast speech recognition.Perfect For:Mac users who want to be more productive and use their voice to command their computer; ideal for writers and bloggers, creative professionals, high school and college students, journalists, business people, home users, educators, and many others. Also great for users who have a need for powerful, accurate transcription capabilities from any single speaker audio source. Up to 99% accurate and faster than typing ��� make fewer edits and get more done.Flexible Voice CommandsWith just your voice, create and edit documents in Apple Pages 4.3, compose and manage email in Gmail, surf and search the Web and update your Facebook and Twitter status, to get things done quickly. Smart Format Rules automatically adapt to how you want abbreviations, numbers and more to appear, so you don���t have to correct it every time. Easily create custom word lists and macros for frequently used text, giving you the ���exibility to customize Dragon Dictate for the way you work.New in Version 4: Powerful transcription. More control. More accurate. Faster.��� Now Full Text Control for creating emails in Gmail.��� Now voice control your Gmail inbox within Safari and Firefox.��� Now you can mix talking and typing with Full Text Control in Apple Pages 4.3.Headset NOT included in purchase:For your Dragon Microphone, you can use: - Any Nuance-approved microphone- see support.nuance.com/compatibility for more information- Built-in microphones on many of the latest laptops for optimal flexibility and convenience; you���re now free to dictate documents and speak commands directly into your laptop without using a headset - A Nuance-certified wireless Bluetooth headset microphone for outstanding wireless performance and the freedom to move while working on your computer - An iOS 4.2 or later device (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) or Android smartphone device as a wireless microphone over a Wi-Fi network. To get started, simply use the camera on your device to scan the barcode that Dragon provides on screen and download the free Dragon Remote Microphone App
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 Ghz or faster
Mac Mountain Lion 10.8
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I've read several user reviews of various Nuance products for Mac over the past hour or so. After reading those reviews I'm amazed that anyone would waste their money on this product. One user review made the statement (paraphrased) that Nuance clearly has no desire to make this product for Mac users really appealing or... it would be really appealing. Her statement made sense. However, as I became more familiar with my MacBook Pro, I learned that there's a very obvious reason for Nuance to not give a hoot about Dragon software for Mac. Mac has it's own dictation software that is built-in to the Mac. I used it without any instructions and with no microphone! It didn't work perfectly (I had no idea what the commands were), but it seemed to be better than what other reviewers were describing Nuance Dragon software. So I explored my Mac software commands and it's "so far, so good." I have one other comment about the Dragon/Nuance or whatever software. I've used that...
It's just amazing to me when a company's attitude is just "sc*** you." Sorry for the "French" but this product has been awful since the get-go. I was thrilled when Dragon took over, though Nuance is a pretty crummy company, judging by their IOS apps. But I bought 3 and though I didn't work well I soldiered on. But then no upgrade price to 4.0 and 4.0 doesn't run with the last three Mac systems. If you are a Mac user, avoid any Nuance programs until there is some signal that they give a damn about their customers and their products. Or maybe SIRI will get good enough we can just wave goodbye to Nuance with our longest digit.
I purchased this product with the hope it could transcribe my professionally recording podcast. I went through training the software and then let it run. The transcription was REALLY bad. Very normal words were wrongly transcribed and at one point it Even Started Doing This With Every Word!!
This is not ready for transcription. I use a Heil PR-40 (professional "top of the line" recording equipment) and process my files in Adobe Audition. So it can't get much cleaner. I processed uncompressed WAV files and the output was just REALLY poor.
Don't waste your time or money.
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