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Nuance Dragon Alternatives

Nuance Dragon is described as 'We rely on our computers more and more every day, whether we’re creating documents and reports, surfing the Web or catching up on email. But it’s not always easy to complete everything you need to do on your PC. Now there’s a faster and easier way to interact with your PC' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Nuance Dragon for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Dictanote, which is free. Other great apps like Nuance Dragon are SpeechTexter, LipSurf, NaturalReader and Speechnotes.

Nuance Dragon alternatives are mainly Text to Speech Services but may also be Note-taking Tools or Virtual Assistants. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Nuance Dragon.
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  1. Dictanote icon

    Dictanote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
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    • Google Chrome
    115 alternatives to Dictanote 

    Switch effortlessly between using the keyboard and your voice to type out notes. Work smarter and more productively with fast, accurate dictation and transcription using Dictanote.

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    1.  Works OfflineDictanote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportDictanote integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    3.  PortableDictanote can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think Dictanote is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon.
    anils

    It works on the web. Costs only $10 per year at the moment.

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    Guest

    It requires Correct Pronunciation like you're talking to a computer. Dragon NaturallySpeaking allows you to Speak Naturally and still work.

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    Guest

    Recent updates have made it really smooth. Much cheaper than Dragon and works ok.

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    swethaindira

    Fairly accurate. Very good and intuitive UI compared to other apps.

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    SpeechTexter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    15 alternatives to SpeechTexter 

    SpeechTexter is an online multi-language real-time speech recognizer, that can help you type long documents, emails, blog posts with your voice. The accuracy improves with better microphone quality and lower noise in background.

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    1.  Text to SpeechSpeechTexter allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    Most users think SpeechTexter is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon.
    arndtadler

    Fast, Started, does not need an extra microphone.

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    Guest

    it seems to do everything that dragon does

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    Guest

    Cloud-based and insecure. Much slower and less accurate

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    Guest

    No transcription, only works online and from a browser and what's more, it has to be Chrome. Doesn't compare. With Dragon you can write entire books and typing a 2,000 word piece is a done in a flash. Apples and oranges.

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    LipSurf

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    21 alternatives to LipSurf 

    "Siri for Chrome" Completely control the browser without your hands -- say "google what movies are playing near me" to do a search, scroll up and down, click any link, open tabs, open your favorite sites and more all with just your voice.

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    Almost everyone thinks LipSurf is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon.
    Guest

    This is a Chrome extension that only works for web browsing

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    yttt

    Modern alternative to Dragon

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    mikojunky

    This is the most complete voice control program out of what's listed here. Not only does it handle dictation very well, but also lets you control the browser fully - click links, scroll etc. Also has specialized commands for certain sites like Gmail and Reddit and allows for custom shortcuts!

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    NaturalReader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    82 alternatives to NaturalReader 

    Natural Reader is a professional text to speech program that converts any written text into spoken words. The paid versions of Natural Reader have many more features.

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    1.  Text to SpeechNaturalReader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    2.  PortableNaturalReader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Guest

    This is text to speech, not the reverse that Dragon provides.

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    Speechnotes

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    18 alternatives to Speechnotes 

    Dictation Notepad - Free Online Speech Recognition Text Editor Web App for Chrome.

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    _dexterre_

    A perfect and simple tool doing what it has been done for : "speech to text convertion"

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  6. Windows Speech Recognition

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    21 alternatives to Windows Speech Recognition 

    Windows Speech Recognition makes using a keyboard and mouse optional. You can control your PC with your voice and dictate text instead.

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    Most users think Windows Speech Recognition is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon.
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    Braina

    • Windows
    • Android
    29 alternatives to Braina 

    Braina Virtual Assistant is an intelligent personal assistant software for Windows PC that allows you to interact with your computer using voice commands in English language.

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    Guest

    Braina Pro can work out of the box for speech recognition unlike Dragon. Dictation to third party software and website works like a charm.

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    Guest

    Braina is a personal assistant with voice recognation. It can be used for dictation.

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    Guest

    Braina is a virtual assistant and not a speech-to-text software

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    Guest

    Virtual assistant vs dictation

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    Guest

    No dictation, which is key to dragon

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    Guest

    Braina is a personal assistant, not a dedicated speech recognition app.

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    LOVO Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    27 alternatives to LOVO Studio 

    AI Voice Creation Platform for marketing, HR, audiobook, e-learning, movies and games. Choose from 60+ human-like, emotional voices in various accents, languages, and characters to turn any text into a commercial-grade audio. Or Clone your own voice!.

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    1.  Text to SpeechLOVO Studio allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    Guest

    Nuance is more about transcription and LOVO is more about vocalization.

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    Guest

    This is a program for creating TTS voices and has nothing to do with recognizing speech

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    Guest

    It's for creating voices instead of translating to text.

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    TextAloud

    66 alternatives to TextAloud 

    NextUp.com develops Windows text to speech (TTS) software applications like TextAloud that let your computer talk with AT&T Natural Voices. TextAloud can also be in Microsoft Word as a plug-in.

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    1.  Text to SpeechTextAloud allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    2.  Works OfflineTextAloud can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  LightweightTextAloud consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    jebofponderworthy

    Does not perform the same function.

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    Guest

    Text to speech reader. Dragon is a voice to text program they are not the same

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  10. Simon Speech Recognition

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to Simon Speech Recognition 

    Simon is an open source speech recognition program that can replace your mouse and keyboard. The system is designed to be as flexible as possible and will work with any language or dialect.

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    no more from 2016

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