Many people need to type huge amounts of documents daily, and get their fingers and hands very tired. Dictation Pro allows you to get rid of these nuisances by making your system type for you. The program is really simple to use. When started, it opens its own word processor, which has many options, such as Format, Edit, Insert, and so on. The program's interface is very intuitive. To start dictating, you only need to click on the corresponding button at the top of the screen, and start talking to your microphone. Then, the program will start writing the words you are saying. It's very simple.
After installing the program, you need to do some training. The application has a wizard that guides you step-by-step through the training process. First, the program tests the quality of your microphone, and shows you several phrases which you need to read aloud. Those phrases refer to the program's operation, so besides training you how to use of the program, they give you additional information and tips.
A huge advantage of this program over its counterparts is the very affordable price, which is between one third and one fifth of the cost of the most popular voice recognition programs.
Its main disadvantage is that it does not merge with MS Office suite, so you cannot use it to fill Excel worksheets, for example. Nevertheless, the program is a good and affordable option.
- Easy to use
- Does not merge with MS Office programs