By Nuance Communications
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Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.
With Dragon Dictation you can also dictate status updates directly to your Social Networking applications (Facebook and Twitter) or send notes and reminders to yourself….all using your voice. So when you’re on-the-go, stop typing and start speaking – from short text messages to longer email messages, and anything in between.
Dragon Dictation supports a multitude of global languages. For a full list of currently supported languages visit www.dragonmobileapps.com.
David Pogue - The New York Times : “I’m finding Dragon to be a much faster, more efficient way to spit out e-mail messages, notes, text messages and Twitter updates. It’s really, really cool.”
Mel Martin - TUAW.com: “Put this into the ‘I didn’t think they could ever get this to work on an iPhone’ category. I’m talking about Dragon Dictation from Nuance, the developers of the very popular Dragon Naturally Speaking for the PC.”
Arik Hesseldahl – BusinessWeek: “For the last few days I’ve been trying two Nuance iPhone apps, Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search on my iPhone. And while they’re not the first voice search or dictation apps for the iPhone, I certainly like the results I’ve been getting.”
Miker55 – “It’s understood everything I’ve said. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been driving and wanted to text someone but couldn’t. This app is great!!!”
Twebs – “For me Dragon dictation is a game changing application. The accuracy is outstanding and it’s very easy to use. I immediately notified everyone I know with an iPhone to pick up this application while it’s still free.”
Redman042 – “I can’t believe my iPhone can do this. Accuracy is amazingly good and transcription is very fast. You can’t even tell that transcription is being done online. I’m very very impressed.”
• Voice-to-text transcriptions that may be sent as SMS, Email, or pasted into any application using the clipboard
• Submit text to Social Networking applications – Twitter and Facebook
• Convenient editing feature that provides a list of suggested words
• Voice driven correction interface
1. Dragon Dictation requires network connectivity (WiFi or 3G/EDGE).
2. Dragon Dictation works on iPad, iPhone, and on second and third generation iPod Touch (external microphone required).
In order to improve recognition accuracy, Dragon Dictation will only upload names from your address book when permission is provided... no emails, addresses, phone numbers, or other personal information are uploaded. This information is not used for any purpose other than improving the usability of the application. Dragon Dictation will also utilize the data in spoken messages collected over time to continuously improve and provide high speech recognition accuracy. All data is stored in secure data centers according to stringent privacy and security standards. For more information, please view our end user license agreement http://www.dragonmobileapps.com/EULA-dict.html
Now supporting Catalan!
What's New in Version 2.0.28
I am writing this review on that dictate program just in order to show its actual level of accuracy. It is not always right however you can type(tap on) what I'm ( whatever) writing (is) off and it gives a choice that's very close sounding. I think this program is pretty great it does become more accurate the more you use it. I love this program with the headset and all the whole thing for school I was wary of it here. I didn't( had not didn't) trouble with texting on the touchscreen ending up with AutoCorrect choosing crazy words or typing really confusing and misleading text and so I Jossies( chose to use) internal system or Siri and that ended up making it worse and when I was driving and things like that I could(couldn't) look and review it and ended up sending even more wild or offbeat messages. That's why overall I really like this program and even if I'm speaking low or fast or mumbling it is( still does) a really good job of detecting things and you(even) without a headset. For a free simple dictation system worry free as well I would give this program the best the gold standard the top rating.
I love this app! In fact, I'm using it to write this review. It works so much better than the dictation app that comes with the iPhone. I love it so much that I'm actually going to buy the PC version. With two clicks, you can send your words to your messaging, Twitter, and Facebook. The app makes it easy to copy and paste your words to any other program. It also doesn't cut you off and do crazy spellchecking which many times made me work harder at editing my regular iPhone text message than typing it at all. It's incredibly easy to use because the functions are like what you've used in the past. It's definitely the best app I've ever downloaded, and it's free! You definitely need this app.
Good, but not great
This app is most functional when one is stationary, and activity engaging the app (looking at the screen). The 60 second time limit (without any cue or signal) negates its convenience for those who want to dictate while driving, and feature I find extraordinarily frustrating. It is very accurate when I speak into the iPad microphone- much less so when using my bluetooth in the car- again, a problem for drivers. I so wish I could cut and paste sections of text into a document template, but I can only copy the entire document. That is a relatively minor inconvenience. For now, however, if I cannot use it effectively in the car, it is not very useful. Dictated text can be applied to email, and some social media, but more choices would be nice- such as text messaging.
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- Category: Business
- Updated: Feb 15, 2013
- Version: 2.0.28
- Size: 9.6 MB
- Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
- Seller: Nuance Communications
- © 2014 Nuance Communications, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.