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Speech Recognition for the Mac

Nuance Products for OS X

OS X Compatibility

  OS X 10.7

Lion

OS X 10.8

Mountain Lion

OS X 10.9

Mavericks

OS X 10.10

Yosemite

OS X 10.11

El Capitan

Dragon for Mac 5 No No Yes Yes 5.0.1 or later
Dragon Dictate 4 No Yes Yes 4.0.6 or later Untested
Dragon Dictate Medical 4 No No Yes Yes Untested
Dragon Dictate 3
Yes 3.0.2 or later 3.0.4 or later No No
Dragon Dictate Medical 3 Yes Yes Yes No No
Dragon Dictate 2 2.5.2 or later No No No No
MacSpeech Scribe 1.1.1 or later No No No No
MacSpeech Dictate 1 No No No No No

 

All Dragon products automatically notify customers when new updates are available. Nuance recommends keeping your software up to date.  

  • Dragon for Mac: Select "Preferences..." from the Dragon menu. Select the Updates pane and click the Check for Updates Now button.
  • Dragon Dictate and Scribe: Select "Check for updates…" from the Dictate or Scribe menu. 

Dragon Dictate 4 Customers

  • Dragon Dictate 4 is compatible with OS X 10.8 and 10.9. Version 4.0.6 or later is required for OS X 10.10.
  • We have not tested Dragon Dictate 4 with OS X 10.11. We recommend upgrading to Dragon for Mac 5.  

Dragon Dictate Medical 4 Customers

  • Dragon Dictate Medical 4 is compatible with OS X 10.9 and 10.10.
  • We have not tested Dragon Dictate Medical 4 with OS X 10.11. 

Dragon Dictate Medical 3 Customers

  • Dragon Dictate Medical 3.0.5 is compatible with OS X 10.7, 10.8, and 10.9. 
  • Dragon Dictate Medical 3 will not be updated for OS X 10.10 or later. We recommend upgrading to Dragon Dictate Medical 4.

Dragon Dictate 3 Customers

  • Dragon Dictate 3.0.4 is compatible with OS X 10.7, 10.8, and 10.9.
  • If you see a “Dragon Dictate is not supported on OS X 10.9” message, click the Continue button. Select "Check for updates…" from the Dictate menu to update to Dictate 3.0.4.
  • Dragon Dictate 3 will not be updated for OS X 10.10 or later. We recommend upgrading to Dragon for Mac 5. 

 

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