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Nuance Dragon Alternatives for Mac

Nuance Dragon is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Dictanote, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Nuance Dragon and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Nuance Dragon are LOVO Studio, NaturalReader, Dictandu and CMU Sphinx.

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.
This page was last updated Jun 28, 2022
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  1. Dictanote

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    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.

    Dictanote vs Nuance Dragon opinions
    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.

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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    It requires Correct Pronunciation like you're talking to a computer. Dragon NaturallySpeaking allows you to Speak Naturally and still work.

    Negative comment over 2 years ago
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    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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  2. LOVO Studio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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!.

    LOVO Studio vs Nuance Dragon opinions
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    Nuance is more about transcription and LOVO is more about vocalization.

    Negative comment about 1 month ago
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    This is a program for creating TTS voices and has nothing to do with recognizing speech

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

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  3. NaturalReader

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Google Chrome

    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.

  4. Dictandu is a document editor that combines speech recognition with instant spell checking and keyboard editing. It has a slick user interface and even works on mobiles.

    Dictandu vs Nuance Dragon opinions
    Most users think Dictandu is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon.

    "While Dragon is better for in app dictation"

    Negative comment over 2 years ago
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    Mansampard01

    While Dragon is better for in app dictation with word. Dictandu gives you an editor of its own that is perfect for web content creation.

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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    macco

    Its speech recognition works perfect and the integrated spellchecker/grammar corrector makes working dictation very efficient.

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  5. CMU Sphinx

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    CMU Sphinx is a speaker-independent large vocabulary continuous speech recognizer released under BSD style license. It is also a collection of open source tools and resources that allows researchers and developers to build speech recognition systems.

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    CMU Sphinx vs Nuance Dragon opinions
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    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 over 1 year ago
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    This is more toward developing

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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    • “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

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  6. Express Dictate Digital Dictation Software

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Express Dictate software is a voice recording program that works like a dictaphone. It lets you use your PC or Mac to send dictation to your typist by email, Internet or over the computer network.

    Express Dictate Digital Dictation Software vs Nuance Dragon opinions
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    Does not transcribe audio to text, it is literally just a sound recorder.

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    Express Dictate Digital Dictation Software is a voice recording software, not a voice-to-text software.

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    "lets you use your PC or Mac to send dictation to your typist by email, Internet or over the computer network"

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  7. Mycroft Mimic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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  8. VoiceOverMaker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Automatically create natural voice overs for your videos. Create your own voice overs from your text. A natural sounding voice is automatically generated for your videos. You are also able to create only natural sounding voices and export them.

    VoiceOverMaker vs Nuance Dragon opinions
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    Speech-to-text application, not dictation.

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  9. kurzweil 3000

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Breakthrough attention, language, and reading barriers with technology built to drive meaningful progress.

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    This is not a speech to text program

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  10. VoiceoverMaker

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    VoiceOvermaker is an online voice generator that helps users create voice-overs for their business , personal use . Users can produce their own audio files with their natural sounding text to speech voices.

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