Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional

  • Overview
  • Key Benefits
  • Tech Spec

dns12professional rightfacing1Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional 12 enables busy professionals to create documents and e-mails, fill out forms, and streamline workflow tasks—all by speaking! Dragon NaturallySpeaking is about three times faster than typing, and up to 99% accurate. Talk to your computer and your words instantly appear in the full Microsoft® Office® Suite, plus Microsoft Internet Explorer, Corel® WordPerfect®, Lotus® Notes®, and virtually all other Windows®-based applications. And even better, you can create voice commands that execute multi-step computer tasks instantly—imagine the time you’ll save! Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional 12 is section 508 certified, and offers complete hands-free use of the PC for users with disabilities. Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional 12 also includes optional tools for network deployments, such as support for Citrix thin clients.

When you use Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional 12, it will change the way you think about PCs. You'll be faster, and have more fun, as you create letters, reports, and e-mails all by speaking. Just talk, and you can surf the web, open and close applications, even control your mouse and the entire desktop!

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 is up to 99% accurate, and often more accurate than typing. Dragon NaturallySpeaking never makes a spelling mistake, and it actually gets smarter the more you use it!

Most people speak over 120 words per minute, but type less than 40 words a minute. Dragon NaturallySpeaking lets you create letters and e-mails about three times faster than typing by hand!

You'll be dictating letters, e-mails and surfing the web by voice right away! No script reading required to get started. We even include a full set of on-screen tutorials, and a Nuance approved free noise-canceling microphone.

Use your voice to dictate, edit and control applications like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Corel WordPerfect.

Dragon products have won over 175 major awards for accuracy and ease of use, and are used by more people around the world than any other speech recognition software.

Use Dragon NaturallySpeaking with Nuance-approved Bluetooth headsets. (Sold Separately).

Dictate into any Nuance-certified handheld device for automatic transcription when you synch with your PC. (Sold Separately).

Dragon NaturallySpeaking is Section 508 certified to give people with disabilities complete hands-free use of the PC. The ideal tool to assist people with carpal tunnel syndrome or other repetitive stress injuries.

System Requirements

The install process checks that your system meets the minimum requirements; if they are not met, Dragon NaturallySpeaking will not be installed.


Closing all programs before installing is recommended. In addition, consider shutting down and restarting your computer before an installation

Dragon 12.5 supports Microsoft Office 2013. For details on support for specific application version numbers, see the edition feature matrix and Technical Support’s KnowledgeBase

Non-medical editions of Dragon do not support dictation directly into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems – for EMR support, please use Dragon Medical Edition


We recommend2 GB for 32-bitWindows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2008,4 GB for 64-bitWindows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2012.(Minimum:1 GBfor Windows XP and Windows Vista, 2 GB for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2012)


We recommend2.2 GHzIntel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor.(Minimum: 1 GHz Intel Pentium® or equivalent AMD processor or1.66 GHzIntel Atom® processor).Faster processors yield faster performance. IMPORTANT:SSE2 instruction set is required

Processor Cache

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

Free hard disk space

If installing from a disk: 3.2 GB (4 GB for localized non-English versions)
If installing from a download:three timesas much space is initially needed (after the download is unpacked and installation completes, temporary files can be removed from the system)

Supported Operating Systems

  • 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


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