Nuance Dragon Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Nuance Dragon for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Dictanote, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Nuance Dragon and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Nuance Dragon are LOVO Studio (Freemium), Braina (Free Personal), Windows Speech Recognition (Free) and Simon Speech Recognition (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Mar 30, 2021

    Platforms

    × Clear
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Google Chrome
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Chrome OS
    • Microsoft Office Powerpoint
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Microsoft OneNote
    • WhatsApp Messenger
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • Android Tablet
    • Blackberry
    • Microsoft Edge

    Features

    • Speech to text
    • Speech Recognition
    • Voice recognition
    • Text to Speech
    • Dictation
    • Notetaking
    • Voice dictation
    • Voice to Text
    • Voiceover
    • Web-Based
    • Support for Windows Hello
    • WYSIWYG Support
    • Voice Commands
    • Custom voice
    • Works Offline
    • Macros
    • Medical dictation
    • Portable
    • Reading
    • Api

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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    • 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. View 114 alternatives to Dictanote
      Most users think Dictanote is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      Dictanote vs Nuance Dragon
      pros, cons and recent comments
      anils It works on the web. Costs only $10 per year at the moment.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      2
      It requires Correct Pronunciation like you're talking to a computer. Dragon NaturallySpeaking allows you to Speak Naturally and still work.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      -2
      Recent updates have made it really smooth. Much cheaper than Dragon and works ok.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      -1
      swethaindira Fairly accurate. Very good and intuitive UI compared to other apps.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      -5
    • 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!. View 17 alternatives to LOVO Studio
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      LOVO Studio vs Nuance Dragon
      pros, cons and recent comments
      This is a program for creating TTS voices and has nothing to do with recognizing speech
      Negative comment 6 months ago

      1
      It's for creating voices instead of translating to text.
      Negative comment 3 months ago

      0


    • 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. View 29 alternatives to Braina
      Some users think Braina is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon, some don't.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      Braina vs Nuance Dragon
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Braina is a personal assistant with voice recognation. It can be used for dictation.
      Top positive comment  almost 3 years ago

      0
      Braina Pro can work out of the box for speech recognition unlike Dragon. Dictation to third party software and website works like a charm.
      Top positive comment  about 4 years ago

      -3
      Braina is a virtual assistant and not a speech-to-text software
      Top negative comment  over 4 years ago

      2
      Virtual assistant vs dictation
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

      0
      No dictation, which is key to dragon
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      1
      Braina is a personal assistant, not a dedicated speech recognition app.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      2
    • Windows Speech Recognition makes using a keyboard and mouse optional. You can control your PC with your voice and dictate text instead. View 16 alternatives to Windows Speech Recognition
      Most users think Windows Speech Recognition is a great alternative to Nuance Dragon.
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
    • 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
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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

      -1
      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 6 months ago

      0
      This is more toward developing
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      0
    • NextUp.com develops Windows text to speech (TTS) software applications like TextAloud that let your computer talk with AT&T Natural Voices. View 61 alternatives to TextAloud
      • Windows
      TextAloud 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

      -1
    • Main Feature:Full Common Functions: Read Text Files o Text files o MS Word files o MS Internet Explorer webpages o Adobe PDF files o Emails Read... View 70 alternatives to NaturalReader
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
    • Any Text to Voice is a powerful text-to-speech app to read out loud text on PC or phone, and save text to audio files. View 7 alternatives to Any Text to Voice
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
    • Simple TTS Reader is a small clipboard reader. Simply copy any text, and it will be read aloud. You can choose any installed speech engine, e.g. Microsoft Anna. View 54 alternatives to Simple TTS Reader
      This alternative is disputed. Simple TTS Reader is still a legitimate alternative to Nuance Dragon, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Simple TTS Reader vs Nuance Dragon
      pros, cons and recent comments
      "This text-to-speech utility" Dragon is a speech to text program. There is a major difference between the two.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      10
      Why do TTS synthesizers keep getting listed as Dragon alternatives?
      Negative comment 6 months ago

      0
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