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OS X Compatibility

 OS X 10.7OS X 10.8OS X 10.9
Dragon Dictate 3Supported

Version 3.0.2 or later

Supported

 

Version 3.0.4 or later 

Supported 

 

Dragon Dictate 2

Version 2.5.2 Supported

Not SupportedNot Supported
MacSpeech ScribeVersion 1.1.1 SupportedNot SupportedNot Supported
MacSpeech DictateNot SupportedNot SupportedNot Supported

 

 

Dragon Dictate 3 Customers
With the release of Dragon Dictate 3.0.4, customers can effectively use the latest release of Dragon Dictate with OS X 10.7, 10.8, and 10.9.

Customers running OS X Mavericks 10.9 may see a “Dragon Dictate is not supported on OS X 10.9” message. Click the Continue button to be automatically updated to Dragon Dictate 3.0.4, which provides support for OS X Mavericks 10.9.

If you experience any issues updating, please refer to the steps in this support article here. 
 

Dragon Dictate 2.5 Customers
With the release of Dragon Dictate 2.5.2, customers can effectively use the latest release of Dragon Dictate with OS X Lion. Some customers of version 2.5 may experience occasional crashes, so it's important to install Dictate 2.5.2 (a free update) for the best user experience. If you are not automatically prompted to download this update when opening Dictate, check for updates by going to the Dictate menu and choosing "Check for updates."
 

Dragon Dictate 2.0 Customers
Our testing suggests that customers may experience irregular software crashes when opening or running the software on the new Mac OS X Lion. We encourage updating to Dragon Dictate 2.5.2 (a free update) to maintain the best user experience.
 

MacSpeech Dictate 1.5 Customers
Our testing suggests that customers may experience irregular software crashes when opening or running the software on the versions of OS X later than 10.6. We encourage MacSpeech Dictate customers to upgrade to the latest version of the software.
 

MacSpeech Scribe Customers
MacSpeech Scribe 1.1.1 installs and runs on OS X 10.7 (Lion). Scribe 1.1.1 is a free update for existing Scribe customers. If you are not automatically prompted to download this update when opening Scribe, check for updates by going to the Scribe menu and choosing "Check for updates."

 

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