Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home Edition

Have fun and get more done on your PC

Email friends, search the web, dictate homework assignments and more. From everyday tasks to personal projects, Dragon 13 Home helps you get things done in a fun, easier way using just your voice.

Get Dragon 13 Home Edition. £79.99

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Create letters and flyers, chronicle family histories and more

Dictate, edit and format memos, to-do lists or even a memoir. Writer’s block? Think out loud to capture ideas in Microsoft, Notepad, WordPerfect and other popular applications. You can even talk to fill out forms for online shopping, class registration and more. Use voice commands like:

"Open Notepad…Grover family tree 1919"

"Spell that K-A-T-H-R-Y-N"

"Spell that R-U-M-P-E-L-S-T-I-L-T-S-K-I-N"

"Wokingham Primary cake sale…format that bold"

Or create custom commands for frequently used words and phrases or to manage files and photos.

Web search

Search, surf and browse the web

Use your voice to search the web or specific websites for recipes, information, videos or directions, or browse online stores with commands like:

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Email & calendar

Keep up with your inbox and calendar

Email friends and family by dictating, editing and sending messages with your favourite web-based email accounts and manage children's activities, social engagements and other appointments in your calendar with voice commands like:

Social & chat

Stay connected through social and chat

Update your Facebook and Twitter status and navigate social media without touching the keyboard, plus speak into a chat client, instead of typing, to quickly IM friends and family with commands like:

System Requirements

We recommend minimum 2GB for 32-bit Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows 10; 4GB for 64-bit Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012.

We recommend 2.2 GHz Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor. Faster processors yield faster performance.


We recommend 2MB L2 cache. (Minimum: 512 KB)

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.)


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 http://www.microsoft.com)
  • 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 from disk
  • 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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