|Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® 12 Premium speech recognition software ignites new levels of personal productivity by letting you interact with your PC by voice. Say words and they appear on your computer screen–three times faster than typing–with no spelling mistakes. Launch applications, select menu items, open and close files, or switch from one window to another using simple voice commands. With Dragon Premium, you can speak your mind to:
Dictate documents, spreadsheets and presentations Compose and send email Search the web or your desktop Post to Facebook and Twitter Navigate and control your PC and applications Record notes using a digital voice recorder or a compatible iOS device for later transcription at your PC
Delivering an amazing experience right out of the box Dragon Premium is easy to learn and simple to use. It includes everything you need to get started, including a step-by-step interactive tutorial and a high-quality headset microphone. with Dragon Premium, you'll be able to interact with your PC comfortably to get more done faster for work, home, school or wherever life takes you.
* This edition of Dragon does not support dictation directly into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Systems. For EMR support, please use Dragon Medical Edition.
Ignite Personal Productivity with Fast, Accurate Dictation
Be more productive and creative by transforming ideas into text at the speed of thought. With Dragon Premium, you speak and words appear on the computer screen–three times faster than typing–with up to 99% accuracy right out of the box. Correcting your dictated text is quick and easy, too.
NEW! Natural-sounding text-to-speech reads back editable text for easy proofing or multitasking.
NEW! Smart Format Rules allow Dragon to adapt by detecting your format corrections–abbreviations, numbers, and more–so you dictated text looks the way you want it to every time.
Dragon Premium adapts to your voice and writing style to deliver better recognition results over time. You can even personalize Dragon with your won custom vocabulary of acronyms, proper names, and other unique phrases you frequently use.
Ignite Proficiency and Ease of Use Right Out of the Box
NEW! An interactive tutorial provides simulations to enable you to learn and practice good dictation, correction and editing habits so that you can become more proficient with Dragon in record time.
The Dragon Sidebar puts important voice commands and tips in one convenient desktop location. And on-screen help means assistance is always available when you need it.
Ignite Efficiency with Time-Saving Voice Commands
Complete multiple steps with a single voice command like "Send email to John Smith and Raphael Sanchez" or "Search the Web for financial advisors in Houston, Texas." Use Dragon Voice Shortcuts to send email, schedule appointments, post to Facebook or Twitter, or search your desktop instantly. Or create custom commands to complete routine PC tasks faster than ever before.
Ignite Control with Windows and Web Application Support
You can use Dragon Premium with many of your favorite Windows® applications. Dictate, edit and format text in Microsoft® Word, Excel®. PowerPoint®, Outlook® OpenOffice Writer, Corel® WordPerfect and more. Get information on the Web using Internet Explorer®, Mozilla® Firefox or Google Chrome.
NEW! Use Dragon with two of the most popular web-based email application–Gmail and Hotmail®– Use Dragon with Full Text Control and command for the most frequent actions.
Ignite Comfort and Convenience–Even on the Go.
Captures notes and ideas while they're still fresh in your mind–no matter where you are. Use Dragon Premium to dictate content at work, home, school or on the go. For optimal convenience, you can:
Use a Nuance-approved digital voice record or a compatible iOS device to record thoughts anywhere, at any time; Dragon automatically transcribes the audio files to text at your PC. NEW! Use a wireless headset for superior comfort and mobility; sideband Bluetooth support delivers exceptional recognition performance. NEW! Use your iPhone®, iPod® touch (4th gen), iPad® or your compatible Android device as a remote microphone for greater freedom and flexibility.
The install process checks that your system meets the minimum requirements; if they are not met, Dragon NaturallySpeaking will not be installed.
CPU: We recommend 2.2 GHz Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor. (Minimum 1 GHz Intel® Pentium® or equivalent AMD processor or 1.66 GHz Intel® Atom® processor). NOTE: Faster processors yield faster performace. (IMPORTANT: SSE2 instruction set is required) Processor Cache: We recommend 2 MB L2 cache. (Minimum: 512 KB L2 cache) Free hard disk space: 3.2 GB (4 GB for localized non-English versions)
Support Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows 7 and higher, 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit only Microsoft Windows XP SP3, 32-bit only Windows Server 3008 SP1, SP2 and R2, 32-bit and 64-bit
RAM: We recommend 2 GB for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 32-bit, 4GB for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 64-bit. (Minimum: 1 GB for Windows XP and Windows Vista and 2 GB Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.) Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher for online help (free download at www.microsoft.com) Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 12 or higher, or Google Chrome 16 or higher are required in order to experience the enhanced capabilities in Gmail and Hotmail Sound card supporting 16-bit recording A DVD-ROM drive for installation A Nuance-approved noise-canceling headset microphone (included in purchase). See details at support.nuance.com/compatibility/ (includes USB adapters and digital voice recorders).
NOTE: An Internet connection is required for automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process).