Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 Home Edition

Get more out of your home PC.

You can do much more with your computer if you don’t have to type. Get a recipe just by saying “lasagne”. Dictate your school essay and never worry about spelling. Send an email while changing a nappy. It’s up to you. Your voice is your command.

Please note: Analog headset included in the box (not included with download)

Supported dictation language: English

Also available in: German, French, Italian, Dutch and Spanish.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking Home Edition

The benefits.


Zip around apps, from the web to email in an instant. Dictate long messages in seconds, make changes on the fly, and send without touching the keyboard.


Dragon takes care of spelling and punctuation. It even learns how you like things formatted. Control your PC with you voice and commands are executed faultlessly.


It works with your favourite software and apps. You’ll find new ways for it to help you every time you use it. It’s about making everything you do easier and better.


Dragon makes frustrating PC tasks simple, so using your computer becomes fun again. It understands your normal voice, so you can just be yourself.

Dragon in action

Enhanced Web and Mail.

Dragon enhances the experience of using your voice with the most popular web-based email applications: Gmail and Outlook.com. It offers full text control and commands for the most frequent actions in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome.

  • Dragon understands you, with up to 99% accuracy out of the box
  • Dictate documents, send email and instant messages, surf the Web, update Facebook, and more – using your voice
  • Create documents 3 times faster than typing by hand
  • Use with free Dragon Remote Mic App to turn your iOS or Android device into a wireless mic*
  • Use with GmailTM and Hotmail® – two of the most popular web based email applications
  • Comes with everything you need to get started, including a high quality headset microphone
  • Compatible with most Windows operating systems

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System Requirements

We recommend 2 GB for 32-bit Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2008, 4 GB for 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2012. (Minimum: 1 GB for Windows XP and Windows Vista, 2 GB for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2012).

We recommend 2.2 GHz Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor. (Minimum: 1 GHz Intel Pentium® or equivalent AMD processor or 1.66 GHz Intel Atom® processor). Faster processors yield faster performance. IMPORTANT: SSE2 instruction set is required.

We recommend 2 MB L2 cache. (Minimum: 512 KB)

If installing from a disk: 3.2 GB. If installing from a download: three times as much space is initially needed (after the download is unpacked and installation completes, temporary files can be removed from the system)

Windows 8, 32-bit and 64-bit
Windows 7 SP1, 32-bit and 64-bit
Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit and 64-bit
Windows XP SP3, 32-bit only
Windows Server 2008 SP2, 32-bit and 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP2, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition, 64-bit

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher to view the software’s Online Help (free download at http://www.microsoft.com)
  • The plugin that provides enhanced capabilities for Gmail and Hotmail/Outlook.com (the “Rich Internet Applications” extension) requires Internet Explorer 9 or 10, or the currently supported version of Firefox or Chrome – see support.nuance.com for details
  • A sound card supporting 16-bit recording
  • A DVD-ROM drive for installation from disk
  • If you use a company owned PC, make sure you have the privileges needed to install on it Microsoft's .NET Framework 4 (a Windows component)
  • A Nuance approved noise cancelling microphone. See listings and details at support.nuance.com (includes USB adapters and digital voice recorders)
  • An Internet connection for automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process)


Dragon will never leave you speechless.

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