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Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home

Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home

Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home

The World's #1 Speech Recognition Software

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home 13

With Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home 13 you can talk to your computer and watch words quickly appear in documents, e-mails, and instant messages. Even surf the Internet just by speaking! It’s extremely accurate – up to 99% right out of the box – and really easy-to-use; You can get started right away. Perfect for the whole family – busy parents, kids just learning to type, and even grandparents. Dragon NaturallySpeaking v13 comes with over lots new features, improvements and enhancements. For example, it now works with microphones built into many laptops. No separate headset required! Support for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 10.

For a more advanced version of Dragon, also see Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium ($199.99 – Currently on sale for $149.99!). If you are a Mac user, see Dragon Professional Individual for Mac ($199.99).

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Key Features

  • The world’s #1 speech software – Dragon NaturallySpeaking products have won over 175 major awards for accuracy and ease-of-use, and are used by more people around the world than any other speech recognition software!
  • Extremely accurate – Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 is up to 99% accurate, and often more accurate than typing. Dragon NaturallySpeaking never makes a spelling mistake, and it gets smarter the more you use it. Compared to the previous version, Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home 13 can show up to 15% improvement in out-of-box accuracy.
  • 3 times faster than typing – Most people speak over 120 words per minute, but type less than 40 words in the same amount of time. Dragon NaturallySpeaking lets you create letters and e-mails about three times faster than typing. The latest version boosts performance with easier correction and editing options, as well as by giving you more control over your command preferences.
  • Amazingly easy-to-use! – With Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13, no script-reading is needed to get started. You’ll be dictating letters, e-mails and surfing the web by voice right away. Also, while Dragon previously required a headset microphone, the software will now work with e.g. your computer’s built-in microphone. The software features automatic microphone detection, and will conveniently show you which microphones are available to use.
  • Use with many Windows programs & web-based applications – Use your voice to dictate, edit and control programs and applications like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Express, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Facebook, Twitter and Corel WordPerfect. Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 has also kept up with the most recent releases, supporting for example Windows 8, Office 2013, and Internet Explorer 10. It also gives you enhanced experience with Gmail and Hotmail/Outlook.com. For Excel and PowerPoint functionality and more, see Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium.
  • Dragon Remote Microphone App for iOS and Android – You can now go wireless with Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13, using an iOS or Android mobile device and the free Dragon Remote Microphone App. Turn your compatible iPhone, iPod touch (4th gen), iPad or Android device into a wireless microphone for use with Dragon over a WiFi network. To get started, simply use the camera on your device to scan the barcode that Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 provides on-screen!
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System Requirements | Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home

In order to install Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home v13, your computer must meet the following system requirements. Please note that the Nuance install process will check that your system meets the minimum requirements; if it doesn’t, Dragon will not be installed.

  • Supported Operating Systems:
    Windows 10, 32-bit and 64-bit
    Windows 8 and 8.1 32-bit and 64-bit
    Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit
    Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit
    Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition, 64-bit.
  • CPU: Nuance recommends 2.2 GHz Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor, where a faster processors will yield faster performance.
  • RAM: Nuance recommends minimum 2 GB for 32-bit Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows 10; 4 GB for 64-bit Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10.
  • Processor Cache: Minimum: 512 KB. Recommendation: 2 MB L2 cache.
  • Free hard disk space: 4 GB. If installing from a download: Three times as much space needed initially (temporary files can be removed from the system once the download is unpacked and installation completed).
  • Internet Explorer® 9 or higher, or the current version of Chrome™ or Firefox® to view the software’s Online Help.
  • Sound card supporting 16-bit recording.
  • DVD-ROM drive required for installation from disk.
  • Internet connection for product activation (quick and anonymous).
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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Home vs Premium Comparison

The comparison below outlines the features of Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home ($99.99) and Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium ($199.99), both for PCs. Interested in the Mac version of Dragon? See Dragon Professional Individual for Mac.

Up to 99% Accuracy | Home & Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Home & Premium editions both have an up to 99% voice recognition accuracy rate when turning voice into text. Since the previous version, Dragon has gone through an up to 15% increase in out-of-the-box accuracy; however, the software adapts to your voice and writing style, and will get better and more accurate over time. Dragon can also be personalized with a custom vocabulary of acronyms, proper names, and other unique phrases you frequently use.

3x Faster Than Typing | Home & Premium

Most people speak over 120 words per minute, but type less than 40 words in the same amount of time. Dragon NaturallySpeaking lets you create letters and e-mails about three times faster than typing. Boost performance further with easier correction and editing options, as well as more control over your command preferences.

Automatic System Configuration | Home & Premium

During installation, Dragon NaturallySpeaking automatically detects available PC resources (CPU, Processor Cache, and RAM) and configures your system for optimal use.

Edits & Corrections by Voice | Home & Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking has great out-of-the-box accuracy, and gets smarter the more you use it; however, if needed, you can make corrections to your texts by speaking. More – as well as more likely – word choice options have been included to make changes both quicker and easier. You can also format text by voice; e.g. using commands to delete/bold/underline/italicize/capitalize/copy/cut the specified words. Dragon can even adapt its format rules by detecting your format corrections, e.g. abbreviations, numbers, and more, to make sure your dictated text looks the way you want it to every time.

Software Optimization Tools | Home & Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking comes with Acoustic and Language Model Optimizer features. For instance, use the “Nothing But Speech” filter to automatically eliminate um/ah sounds. The software can now remind you to analyze documents and sent emails, as well as to run Language Optimization upon file save to boost accuracy even further.

Help System & Tutorials | Home & Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking includes a comprehensive help system and tutorials to introduce you to the software, including fun exercises showing best practices when it comes to dictation, editing, and formatting.

Free Noise-Canceling Microphone| Home & Premium

Nuance-approved free noise-canceling microphone comes with the software for free (box version only; download version does not include free microphone.

Use in Internet Explorer, Firefox & Chrome | Home & Premium

Use Dragon to search the web in Microsoft Internet Explorer®, Mozilla® Firefox® or Google Chrome™; compose emails in Gmail™ and Hotmail®/Outlook.com; or post updates to your favorite social networking site, including Facebook and Twitter. Use Dragon Voice Shortcuts to send email to multiple friends by saying e.g. “Send email to Sarah Peterson and Robert Cole”, or locate anything on the Internet using simple commands like “Search the Web for coffee shops in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Word Processing Support | Home & Premium

Use Dragon NaturallySpeaking to dictate documents in Microsoft® Word, NotePad, WordPad, OpenOffice™ Writer, Corel® WordPerfect®, or DragonPad (Dragon’s own word processor, included with the software). School work, projects for work, or any other document that needs to be put on paper will be a breeze.

Support for Excel & PowerPoint | Premium

Use Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium edition to create spreadsheets and work in Microsoft® Excel. Also dictate presentations in PowerPoint. Please note that support for Excel and PowerPoint is not included in the Home edition.

Dragon Voice Shortcuts | Home & Premium

Dragon Voice Shortcuts™ turn common multi-step tasks into simple voice commands. Use Shortcuts to quickly and easily create and send emails, schedule appointments, post to Facebook or Twitter, search your desktop (e.g. “Search Computer for Annual Budget”) or the Internet (e.g. “Search news for ”).

Text to Speech | Home & Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking now has more natural-sounding Text-To-Speech functionality, which reads editable text for easy proofing and multi-tasking. Complete with fast-forward, rewind, and speed and volume control. This feature is available in both Dragon Home and Dragon Premium; however, for more advanced correction and editing tools, including the ability to playback your speech in documents, Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium is required.

Advanced Correction & Editing | Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium comes with advanced correction and editing tools, including the ability to playback your speech in documents.

Multiple Audio Sources Per Profile | Premium

With Dragon Premium, you have the ability to create multiple audio sources (more than one type of audio input device) sharing a vocabulary within the same profile. This feature is not available in Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home.

Import/Cxport Custom Word Lists & Profiles | Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium gives you the ability to import and export custom word lists and user profiles. For example, if you often use specialized vocabulary in your documents, maybe for a profession or a hobby, you can save a custom word list as a .txt file and easily import it directly into Dragon Premium. Depending on the size of your list, this can prove to be a tremendous timesaver.

Mobile Dictation & Transcription | Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium lets you capture notes and ideas while they are still fresh in your mind — no matter where you are. Dictate content at work, home, school or on the go; then let your Dragon Premium software automatically transcribe the audio files to text once back at your PC. For additional freedom and flexibility, simply use your iPhone®, iPod® touch (4th gen), iPad® or compatible Android™ device as a remote microphone. Dragon Premium also supports the use of Bluetooth devices.

Custom Voice Commands | Premium

In addition to the commands included in Dragon Voice Shortcuts, Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium lets you create custom commands to insert frequently used text and/or graphics by voice. As an example, you can add a command to insert your full address when you say “home address”. Routine computer-related tasks will be quicker than ever. Custom commands are not supported in Dragon Home.

Import/Cxport Custom Word Lists & Profiles | Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium gives you the ability to import and export custom word lists and user profiles. For example, if you often use specialized vocabulary in your documents, maybe for a profession or a hobby, you can save a custom word list as a .txt file and easily import it directly into Dragon Premium. Depending on the size of your list, this can prove to be a tremendous timesaver.

What do users say?

“I just got myself a copy of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 Premium, and so far, I am really impressed. The accuracy was great from start, and I love that I can use my iPhone as a microphone!” – Michelle

“There is a reason why Dragon NaturallySpeaking is the most popular speech recognition software in the world!” – Ben

“I started using Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home Edition v11, and upgraded to version 12 as soon as it came out. Dragon 12 seems much faster to me, and also a bit more accurate (even though 11 was great too). For the most part, I use the software to create emails, and also quite a bit when “writing” documents in Microsoft Word, so the Home Edition has been enough so far.” – Elizabeth

“Having used Dragon NaturallySpeaking for the last few versions, I can’t wait to try new Dragon Naturally Speaking 10! Even more accurate, faster, and with new shortcuts. Sign me up!” – Joel

“I’ve used Dragon in the past, and now that I have switched to a Mac I was happy to see that there is a Dragon product for the Mac too. So far, Dragon Dictate definitely lives up to my expectations of Dragon speech recognition. Very, very happy with it!” – Nick

“I have been a long time user of Dragon and Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the best version yet. The included headset is great and has improved accuracy even more”. – Robert

“I honestly don’t know what I would do without Dragon NaturallySpeaking. It has improved my productivity (and spelling!) tremendously!” – Sarah

“I use Dragon NaturallySpeaking both at home and at work; it saves me a lot of time, as well as makes every-day tasks a bit more fun” – Joyce

After using Dragon for a while I can really vouch for the fact that it gets “smarter” the more you use it. My accuracy has improved so much that it is virtually perfect. – Daniel

Want More Advanced Features? Check Out Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium.