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Put your voice to work—
turn talk into text

Dictate homework assignments, create reports, send email, or end the pain of typing. Simply speak and turn talk into text 3x faster than you can type.

Get Dragon Speech Recognition starting at $74.99

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Dragon for PC Home Edition


Dragon 13 Home

Ideal for home and student use. Have fun and get more done on your PC using your voice. From students who are looking to complete homework assignments or struggle with writing, individuals who want to write their personal blog or complete everyday to-dos, Dragon Home captures your thoughts as quickly as you can speak them.

  • Dictate, edit and format homework assignments, memos, or to-do lists 3x faster than typing with 99% accuracy.
  • End the pain of typing and go hands-free to search the web or browse online using voice commands.
  • Take the frustration out of writing—Dragon learns the way you talk, spelling even difficult words.
  • Go hands-free and headset-free using the mic built into your laptop.
Dragon Premium Edition


Dragon 13 Premium

Perfect for personal productivity. If you're looking for more flexible features, like the ability to dictate using a Bluetooth headset, Dragon Premium will let you get through computer tasks with greater freedom and flexibility. Dictate documents, send email or surf the web to get more done in your busy day by voice.

  • Dictate, edit and format documents using Microsoft and other popular applications—all by voice.
  • Dictate text anywhere you normally type within popular applications and “proofread” with natural-sounding text-to-speech and audio playback.
  • Capture thoughts on the go using a digital recorder or the free Dragon Recorder App and transcribe back at your PC.
  • Go hands-free and headset free with the mic built into your laptop or a Bluetooth headset.
Dragon Professional Individual for Mac


Dragon Professional Individual for Mac, v6

Maximize documentation productivity at work with the all-in-one Mac solution. With an all-new, next-generation speech engine, enable more accurate dictation and transcription, along with powerful customization and mobility features.

  • Powered by Nuance Deep Learning Technology, optimizes accuracy for speakers with accents or in slightly noisy environments.
  • Transcribe voice memos, podcasts or audio files of any single speaker’s voice to text.
  • Supports latest applications, including Microsoft Word 2016 and Apple Pages.
  • Create custom voice commands to short-cut repetitive steps.
  • Sync with Dragon Anywhere, the professional-grade mobile dictation solution.
Dragon Professional Individual


Dragon Professional Individual, v15

For professional productivity and small business. Put your voice to work to create and transcribe documents, use simple voice commands to short-cut repetitive steps, like inserting your signature, or customize the vocabulary. Even work anytime, anywhere with powerful mobility features.

  • Powered by Nuance Deep Learning Technology, optimizes accuracy for speakers with accents or in slightly noisy environments.
  • Customize words to reflect your unique business needs.
  • Short-cut repetitive processes using simple voice commands.
  • Dictate notes using a digital voice recorder, and transcribe back at your desk.
  • Sync with Dragon Anywhere, the professional-grade mobile dictation solution.

For professionals

Work faster and smarter

Create reports, presentations and spreadsheets, send emails and more. Whether you’re a consultant, a small business owner or anyone who works with lots of paperwork and limited staff, speed through your to-do list using your voice and be more productive during your day.

Speed through documentation: Get paperwork done 3x faster than typing, simply by speaking.

Short-cut repetitive tasks: Imagine saying “Insert Signature” and Dragon fills in your contact details. It's easy when you create voice commands to speed thru these repetitive tasks.

Boost efficiency: Add customized words for accurate recognition of the industry terms, acronyms or personal preferences you use very day.

For students

Take the struggle out of writing

Students or adults who struggle with writing due to a learning disability, like dyslexia, can find spelling and typing frustrating and difficult. Imagine how much easier writing could be if you eliminate the struggle of getting what’s in your head onto paper?

Assistance with writing: Eliminate the frustration of typing completely and simply focus on what you want to say.

Spelling support: Dragon’s integrated dictionary takes care of all the spelling, so you can focus on your thoughts and not the process of typing.

Correction help: When you do need to make a correction, Dragon learns, making it more accurate the more that you use it.

Simplify proofing and dictation playback: Dragon can read back your transcribed text for easy proofreading.

For writers

Writer’s block? Think out loud

Writing that first novel. Need to post your next blog. Are you a two-finger typist who wants a better way to get your thoughts down in writing? Express yourself more creatively and think out loud and capture your ideas up to three times faster than you can type – using your voice.

Think out loud: Talk at normal speeds and see words appear on the screen almost instantly.

Never lose a beat in your train of thought: Dragon captures your ideas as fast as you can speak them.

Express yourself more creatively: Capture ideas up to three times faster than typing.

For accessibility

End the pain of typing once and for all

Repetitive stress issues like carpal tunnel make the things other people take for granted impossible for you. Like typing up a report, completing a spreadsheet or sending an email. With Dragon, use your computer, pain-free and give your wrists a rest.

Control your mouse. Using commands such as “move mouse lower left” and “mouse double-click."

Control your desktop applications. For instance, to open a folder called projects, simply say “open projects.”

Control your keyboard. With commands like, “press enter” or “press down,” you have the ability to execute a keystroke.

For life

Preserve your lifetime memories

Join the countless individuals who capture and discover their family history with their words. From grandparents to entire families, Dragon lets you share a lifetime of stories in an easy way. While you focus on the thoughts you want to share, let Dragon do all the typing and bring your family history to life.

Easy to get started, easy to master: Dragon makes it easy to get started with speech recognition and to become proficient quickly with regular use.

Tell your story in your own words: Dragon learns words and phrases you use the most, spelling even difficult words and proper names correctly.

Use your voice to dictate anywhere you normally type: Dragon turns your spoken thoughts into text and your voice commands into action so you don’t have to worry about the mechanics of typing and spelling.

System requirements

Find out if Dragon speech recognition works on your computer.
  • RAM: We recommend 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
  • CPU: We recommend minimum 2.2 GHz Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor. NOTE: Faster processors yield faster performance.
  • Processor Cache: We recommend 2 MB L2 cache. (Minimum: 512 KB L2 cache)
  • Free hard disk space: 4GB. 
If installing from a download: three times as much space is initially needed (after the download is unpacked and installation completes, temporary files can be removed from the system)
  • 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
  • Internet Explorer® 9 or higher or the current version of Chrome™ or Firefox® to view the software’s Online Help (free download at www.microsoft.com)
  • The install process checks that your system meets the minimum requirements; if they are not met, Dragon NaturallySpeaking will not be installed.
  • System Requirements: The install process checks that your system meets the minimum requirements; if they are not met, Dragon NaturallySpeaking will not be installed.
  • A sound card supporting 16-bit recording
  • A DVD-ROM drive for installation
  • A Nuance-approved microphone. See support.nuance.com/compatibility for more information
  • An Internet connection for automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process)
  • Note: Supports Microsoft® Office 2010 and 2013. Does not support dictation directly into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. For EMR support, please use Dragon Medical Edition.


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