Turn your mobile device into a wireless mic

Use your iOS or Android device as an alternative to a headset and dictate wirelessly with Dragon.

More freedom, the same Dragon experience


Dragon works the way you want to work. Don't want to sit at your desk? Enjoy the freedom of dictating wirelessly with the Dragon Remote Microphone app.


Multiple audio choices means Dragon can adapt to nearly anything you do and any place you go.


PC or Mac? It doesn't matter. Use with Dragon NaturallySpeaking (Home Edition and up) and Dragon Dictate for Mac (version 2, 3 or 4).

Dragon Remote Microphone Installation

Step 1

To run the Dragon Remote Microphone application, your PC or Mac and your iOS or Android devices must be on the same WiFi network.

Step 2

The Dragon Remote Microphone application supports Bonjour, a network protocol for Windows and OS X that allows your device to automatically find your computer. To determine if Bonjour is already installed on your computer, or to download it, visit http://www.apple.com/support/bonjour.

Step 3

Simply use your device’s camera to scan a barcode that Dragon provides on-screen when you are setting up the Dragon Remote Microphone application and you'll be dictating wirelessly in no time.

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Dragon for PC Home Edition


Dragon Home 13 - New

Enjoy new, flexible features that allow you to easily dictate, update social networks, search the web and more.

  • Dictate documents, send email, search the web, and more - with simple voice commands.
  • Turn talk into text 3x faster than typing by hand.
  • Dragon learns the way you talk, spelling even difficult words.
  • Go hands-free and headset free with more microphone options, including those built into many laptops.
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Dragon Premium Edition


Dragon Premium 13 - New

Improve productivity with powerful new features that enable you to accurately create documents, spreadsheets, and more.

  • Get through your to-do-list with simple voice commands.
  • Capture notes on the go using a Nuance-approved digital recorder.
  • Create custom commands or word lists.
  • Go hands-free and headset free with more microphone options including those built into many laptops or go wireless with a Bluetooth headset
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Dragon Dictate for Mac


Dragon Dictate for MAC

Dictate, edit, transcribe and control your Mac — quickly and accurately — all by using your voice.

  • Flexible voice commands let you get things done quickly with just your voice.
  • Create and edit documents, manage email, surf the Web, update your social status, and more.
  • Full transcription capabilities to easily transcribe your voice memos into text.
  • Smart Format Rules automatically adapt to how you want abbreviations, numbers and more to appear.
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System requirements

Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Works on devices using OS 2.2 and higher

Use with Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home, Premium, Legal, and Professional Editions

Dragon Dictate for Mac (version 2, 3 and 4)

MacSpeech Scribe

  • Ensure your PC or Mac and Android device are connected to the same WiFi network. Note: if there are firewalls in your network, the app might not communicate successfully with Dragon.
  • In the settings of the app, to set up the profile you will need the following (this information is presented to you when you create a profile selecting the Dragon Remote Microphone in Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Dragon Dictate):
  • Current Dragon Profile Name
  • Computer Name
  • IP Address
  • Computer Port
  • The Dragon Remote Microphone application will likely not work on certain WiFi networks, due to security restrictions. Some public networks such as those in popular restaurant and coffee house chains restrict device to device networking for security, and the Dragon Remote Microphone will not work there. Also, in some office environments, the IT Security setting may also be such that it inhibits the communication between your Dragon Remote Microphone and your computer running Dragon. You should contact your IT department if this is the case.

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