Dragon Naturallyspeaking Installation & Setup

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Select the Right NaturallySpeaking Product

NaturallySpeaking is not a single product; it’s a family of products. And like most families, some members are richer than others. Depending on the features you want, you can pay a hefty price for software [more…]

The Training Process for Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Why does NaturallySpeaking need to be trained before it understands your speech? The simple answer is that speech recognition is probably one of the hardest things your computer does. Humans may not think [more…]

How to Set Up Hot Keys for NaturallySpeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking allows you to set up Hotkeys. All the buttons on the Hotkeys tab work the same way: Click the button and a Set Hot Key dialog box pops up. When it does, don’t try to type the names [more…]

Connect Your Recorder to Your PC for NaturallySpeaking

To transfer your voice recording from your recorder to your PC to use with Dragon NaturallySpeaking, you need a physical connection between the recorder and your PC. If your recorder is not digital, you [more…]

Add a Dictation Source to Your Current Profile

Your recorded voice sounds so different from your live voice that you have to train Dragon NaturallySpeaking to recognize it. Training NaturallySpeaking to understand your recorded voice is just like training [more…]

Transfer Files from a Digital Recorder to NaturallySpeaking

After recording your dictation on a digital recording for use with Dragon NaturallySpeaking, you will need to transfer the digital file from your recorder to your PC. You need instructions from the recorder [more…]

Transcribe with the AutoTranscribe Folder Agent in NaturallySpeaking

If you have a recurring transcription to input to Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the AutoTranscribe Folder Agent saves you time. For example, if you record a weekly podcast, you can set up a specific folder [more…]

How Long for Training NaturallySpeaking?

Training a new piece of software is a strange idea. Other computer programs don’t need to be trained. When you get a new word processor, it doesn’t have to watch you type for awhile before it catches on [more…]

The Latest Generation of the NaturallySpeaking Programs

The current generation of NaturallySpeaking, version 12, was released in the second half of 2012. In addition to the usual bug fixes and incremental improvements that you expect in a new version of an [more…]

How to Install Dragon NaturallySpeaking on Your Computer

Whether you’re installing NaturallySpeaking for the first time or installing over a previous version, the process is easy. If you have user profiles from NaturallySpeaking version 10 or 11, the Upgrade [more…]

How to Run the NaturallySpeaking 12 New User Wizard

To get yourself properly introduced to your brand new Dragon NaturallySpeaking software, you use the User Profile Wizard. You can start the wizard in one of the two following ways: [more…]

How to Train Dragon to Recognize Your Voice, Vocabulary, and Writing Style

After NaturallySpeaking has tested and adjusted your speakers and microphone, it’s ready to listen to you speak. This training will take all of 4 minutes. Follow these steps: [more…]

How to Choose Your Options in NaturallySpeaking

Now that you’re in charge, you can order NaturallySpeaking to work your way. It’s time to choose some options! From the DragonBar, choose Tools→Options to open the Options dialog box. There are seven different [more…]

How to Transcribe Your Recording with Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Watching NaturallySpeaking transcribe a recording is kind of magical. You sit there and your words (or something like them) appear on the screen. NaturallySpeaking transcribes recorded speech from a sound [more…]

How to Create a User Profile in Dragon NaturallySpeaking

If you wonder how NaturallySpeaking 13 maintains a 99 percent accuracy rate, the secret is in the user profile. The profile learns your unique speech patterns and word choices. But, as with any good assistant [more…]

How to Launch Dragon NaturallySpeaking

There are a couple of different ways to launch and control NaturallySpeaking. To get started with NaturallySpeaking, launch the product in one of the following ways: [more…]

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