Dragon Dictate for Mac

Transcribe, edit and write all by voice

Dragon Dictate for Mac, version 4 merges fast, accurate speech recognition and versatile transcription to fit the way you work. Dictate and edit documents, send email, transcribe voice memos from your smartphone, and more with just your voice.
Dragon Dictate starting at $199.99

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Dragon Dictate

Starting at
$199.99

Dragon Dictate for Mac

Control your Mac, use your favorite apps, and transcribe text with your voice.

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Dragon Dictate Wireless

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$299.99

Dragon Dictate Wireless

Includes Plantronics Calisto Bluetooth Headset so you can leave your desk and stay productive.

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Dragon Dictate Mobile

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$299.99

Dragon Dictate Mobile

Capture ideas and notes on the go. Comes with a Nuance certified Philips Digital Voice Tracer.

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The benefits

Powerful transcription

Transcribe voice memos from a smartphone or portable voice recorder, podcasts or an audio file of any single speaker’s voice to text.

More control

With 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.

More speed

Just speak and the words appear on the computer screen, instantly. With higher performance and faster editing, you can get more done.

More accuracy

It’s easy to master Dragon Dictate right out of the box. With up to 99% accuracy, Dragon understands you so you make fewer edits and gets your words on the screen the way you intended.

Now with powerful transcription

Get ready to be more productive

Dragon Dictate for Mac lets you to dictate, edit, transcribe and control your computer — quickly and accurately — all by using your voice.

    Flexible voice commands let you get things done quickly with just your voice.

    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.

    Transcription capabilities to transcribe your voice memos into text.

    With up to 99% accuracy, make fewer edits and get more done.

    Speed through your to-do list by talking, not typing.

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See what's new in Dragon Dictate for Mac, v4

Powerful transcription

Supports various formats. Now transcribe from .mp3 audio files. Other supported formats include: .aif, .aiff , .wav, .mp4, .m4a, .m4v.

Capture recorded notes. Accurately transcribe based on recorded sources instead of requiring training from a live source.

Manage multiple sources. Allows for multiple transcription sources and easy transition between personal dictation and other transcription files.

Blend recordings seamlessly. Easily transcribe your own voice memos from a smartphone or portable voice recorder into text and seamlessly mix and match transcribing from other recording sources.

Customize your notes. You can keep all the customization and vocabulary from your profile without having to switch out to a different profile.

More control

Do more with Gmail. Control your Gmail inbox within the Safari or Firefox browser with a few simple voice commands. Full Text Control lets you mix your talking and typing and still be able to edit, correct and format your text using voice commands.

Go hands-free. Use your voice to click on any visible link and to open emails.

Type or talk. Mix talking and typing with Full Text Control in Apple Pages 4.3.

More accurate and faster

Higher performance. Get things done with drastically reduced latency and faster editing. As a pure 64-bit application, Dragon Dictate for Mac, version 4, now enables higher performance and improved memory management capabilities over previous versions.

Enhanced recognition. Improved accuracy over version 3.x, with optimization for latest speech recognition technology.

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"Freakishily accurate"

David Pogue reviews Dragon Dictate 4

"The Mac version, whose 4.0 version just came out, is also freakishily fast and accurate; I can dictate many pages without spotting a single transcription mistake.

You can control your Mac, too: opening and closing windows, switching programs, operating menus, “pressing keys” by voice, and so on. I love creating “voice macros”: You set these up so that you say one thing, and it types another. When you answer a lot of repetitive email, voice macros are a godsend."

Read the full review on Yahoo! Tech


Demo videos

Dragon Dictate for Mac, version 4 has all the features from version 3 with faster speed, accuracy and more. View some of the new feature capabilities here.

Powerful transcription
Dragon Dictate for Mac, version 4 now allows you to accurately transcribe an audio file of any single speaker’s voice from podcasts or pre-recorded audio files. Create transcription-only profiles to accurately transcribe based on recorded sources instead of requiring a live source for training. Watch video

Voice control of Gmail within Firefox or Safari
Dragon Dictate for Mac, version 4 lets you control your Gmail inbox within the Safari or Firefox browser with a few simple voice commands. It provides Full Text Control in Gmail, so you can mix your talking and typing and still be able to edit, correct and format your text using voice commands. Watch video

Full Text Control in Apple Pages 4.3
With just your voice, create and edit documents in Apple® Pages® 4.3 with Full Text Control. Use Smart Format Rules to automatically adapt to how you want abbreviations, numbers and more to appear, mix talking and typing and easily create custom word lists and macros for frequently used text. Watch video

And so much more
From Smart Format Rules, Command and Vocabulary editors to general dictation and more, Dragon Dictate gives you full command and control of your Mac, simply by speaking . See all demos.

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System requirements

We recommend 4 GB

Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4Ghz or faster processor - Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 recommended

3GB

OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)

OS X Mavericks (10.9)

    A DVD-ROM drive for installation of physical box shipment; for users without DVD-ROM, purchase digital download version

    A Nuance-approved noise-canceling headset microphone for Mac (included in purchase)

    Note: An Internet connection is required for automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process)


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