How to stop Dragon for Mac 6 from crashing

It’s been over 2 years since Dragon 6 was released but it still has bugs. As with previous Dragon releases the speech recognition is excellent but the stability is problematic. My suggestion is to stay with Dragon version 5 if you own it. It strikes the best balance between accuracy and stability. However, if you […]

Dragon for Mac: A Review of Dragon v5

Looking for a review of Version 6? Click here! Today Dragon Dictate Version 5 (renamed “Dragon for Mac”) was released. It’s a major upgrade from Nuance who are the creators of Dragon Naturally Speaking. They have flagged the importance of this release with the name change from ‘Dragon Dictate’ to simply ‘Dragon for Mac’. It […]

Dragon 5 – How to get a special price.

Regular readers of Macintoshhowto.com will know that one of my favourite pieces of software is Dragon Dictate for Macintosh. Well the latest version, ‘Dragon for Mac’, appeared today at nuance.com. Check out my review of  here. I just purchased it but  there are a few different prices around!

Apple’s built in Speech recognition – OS X Dictation

The built-in Mavericks OS X speech recognition is a good piece of Voice recognition software to give you a taste of what speech recognition is like, but not as good as Dragon Dictate. This is mainly due to the complete lack of any correction capability. Here’s how it compares to Dragon Naturally Speaking, and how to […]