Open Source 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'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Nuance Dragon for various platforms. The best alternative is Simon Speech Recognition, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nuance Dragon are CMU Sphinx (Free, Open Source), Gespeaker (Free, Open Source), Wryte (Free, Open Source) and Mycroft Mimic (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Mar 30, 2021

    • 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. View 7 alternatives to Simon Speech Recognition
      Some users think Simon Speech Recognition is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon, some don't.

      Discontinued

      no more from 2016

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • CMU Sphinx is a speaker-independent large vocabulary continuous speech recognizer released under BSD style license. View 9 alternatives to CMU Sphinx
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      CMU Sphinx vs Nuance Dragon
      pros, cons and recent comments
      • “OPEN SOURCE SPEECH RECOGNITION TOOLKIT” • This is for developers of speech-to-text software • not usable software • open source/free software speech recognition/acoustic model training platform
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      This is a toolkit/API for developers to create their own Voice to Text software, not a functioning program for the end-user
      Negative comment 3 months ago

      This is more toward developing
      Negative comment over 5 years ago



    • Gespeaker is a GTK+ frontend for espeak. It allows to play a text in many languages with settings for voice, pitch, volume, speed and word gap. View 9 alternatives to Gespeaker
      This alternative is disputed. Gespeaker is still a legitimate alternative to Nuance Dragon, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Gespeaker vs Nuance Dragon
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Text to speech reader. Dragon is a voice to text program they are not the same
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

    • Dictation software for blogger and other webworkers. View 11 alternatives to Wryte
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Wryte vs Nuance Dragon
      pros, cons and recent comments
      dictation software for blogger and other webworkers • for web developers • site provides code not usable software
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

    • Mimic is a powerful TTS tool. Mimic is low-latency and has a small resource footprint. Its range of high quality voices also set it apart from other open source text-to-speech projects. View 13 alternatives to Mycroft Mimic
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux