Dragon Naturally Speaking

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Name Dragon Naturally Speaking
Developer Scansoft/Xerox 
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Dragon Naturally Speaking  is high accuracy, full speed voice recognition software. Originally developed by Dragon Software was bought by ScanSoft now called Nuance. It can deliver up to 98% accuracy at full speed dictation.

Dictation works only within the wine environment. Users should expect to use the application primarily for text recognition into wine's Notepad or NatSpeak's DragonPad.  Text can be cut and pasted into any application.

Please post any updates or installation methods that have been found to work or report were a displayed method not longer works on the specified version.

Verison Table on Wikipedia


VersionDescriptionRatingWine versionTest resultsComments
10 PreferredDragon Naturally Speaking (DNS) 10 PreferredGold1.4.1110
10 Professional (plus SP1)This is NUANCE Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional with Service Pack 1 installed (under DNS "Help" --> "Info..." it says: "Version SP1").Gold1.1.4210
10 StandardThis is version 10Bronze1.6.21027
11.0 StandardDragon NaturallySpeaking is speech recognition and transcription software. The Standard version is the cheapest one which allows a speaker to dictate text into an open application. Running under WINE, dictation is confined to Dragon's DictationBox and other Windows software running under WINE or Wine's Notepad.Silver1.7.4814
11.5 HomeDragon NaturallySpeaking Home is the basic version of Nuance's speech recognition product.Silver1.7.435
12.0 HomeDragon NaturallySpeaking is top quality, continuous-input speech recognition software.Gold1.7.3867
12.0 PremiumDragon Naturally Speaking 12 PremiumPlatinum1.421
12.0 Recorder EditionDragon Naturally Speaking 12.0 Recorder Edition, purchased in a bundle with a Philips DVT-1400 voice recorder. This version ONLY transcribes .mp3 and .wav files. It does NOT control other applications or allow live dictation to Dragonpad.Silver1.6.110
12.5 HomeDragon NaturallySpeaking 12.5 Home is the latest consumer instalment for Dragons continuous speech recognition software.Silver1.7.1933
12.5 PremiumDragon Naturally Speaking 12.5 is the latest version before 13 which was recently released.Garbage1.6.211
12.5 proThis is the latest version of Dragon naturally speaking, version 12.5. As far as I can tell, it is the fastest and most accurate version today.Silver1.7.420
5Dragon Naturally Speaking Version­ 5Silver1.0.010
7Version 7Garbage1.3.8825
8Version 8Silver1.7.2140
9 ProThis is version 9 Professional of Naturally SpeakingSilver1.3.810
9.0 PreferredSuperseded by 9.5. New copies of DNS9 are most likely to be 9.5.Garbage1.1.32327

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