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Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 Basics speech recognition software ignites new levels of productivity. It accurately recognizes what you say, and instantly appears them on your computer screen with no spelling mistakes. There’s no easier or more enjoyable way to capture creativity and get more done on your PC for home or school.
Improved Accuracy Dragon 12 delivers up to a 20% improvement in out-of-box accuracy compared to Dragon 11.
Better performance If you use Dragon on a computer with multi-core processors and more than 4GB of RAM, Dragon 12 automatically selects the BestMatch V speech model for you when you create your user profile in order to deliver faster performance. Plus, Dragon 12 boosts performance by delivering easier correction and editing options, and giving you more control over your command preferences, letting you get things done faster than ever before.
Smart Format Rules Dragon 12 reaches out to you to adapt upon detecting your format corrections - abbreviations, numbers, and more - so your dictated text looks the way you want it to every time.
Natural Text-to-Speech Voice Dragon 12's natural-sounding Text-To-Speech reads editable text - with fast-forward, rewind and speed and volume control - for easy proofing and multi-tasking.
All included It includes everything you need to get started, including a step-by-step interactive tutorial and a high-quality headset microphone. So sit back, relax and start talking to get more done on your PC faster than you ever dreamed possible.
This review is from: NUANCE Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 Basics
Pros: Accurate Affordable
Cons: Takes long to initially install and then load on each OS boot.
Other Thoughts: I have to say, I've been "playing around" with this software for the better part of the morning. I think I've got it running pretty smoothly currently. A strange happenstance however, the adapter cable that converts the Left and Right inputs from your headset was wired wrong. If I plugged the supplied headset into the supplied Y cable, the microphone circuit would be the speakers and I presume the speaker would be the microphone. I had to insert the peach connector into the tan Y-cable connector and vice versa.
Having said that, I have to say that this is a really nice program. I love that you can wear the headset and tell it to sleep or wake up with just your voice in order to enter data or not. It seems pretty accurate so far and I'm still learning to take my time, not mumble, and gather my thoughts before I start speaking but I think I'm getting the hang of it. I am determined to make this work as it seems like a really valuable alternative to typing, especially since I deal with carpal tunnel syndrome.
For some reason, my version is not working to type inside of Open Office docs, it uses a little window to "read" what I'm saying and then I have to say "click transfer" and it transfers the contents of that window into the Open Office doc. I am now downloading the update and seeing if that fixes it. Either way it's only an extra phrase of "click transfer" so it's no big deal really.
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