Download Speech Recognition - Best Software & Apps

  • Free Language Translator

    3.9.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Desktop instant translations powered by Google

    7
    993 votes
    • PROS: Support for more than 40 languages, Automatic source language detection, Several ways to insert text, Lets you create a custom dictionary
    • CONS: You need to be online
  • Google Chrome

    Beta 55.0.2883.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Test the latest beta version of Google Chrome

    7
    129 votes
    • PROS: Gives you early access to new features, Offers the same functionality as the stable version, Security improvements, Speech recognition API
    • CONS: Not a stable version: it may contain bugs
  • Google Voice Search

    2.1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Search the web and your phone with your voice

    7
    347 votes
    • PROS: Good speech recognition, Very easy to use, Supports more than 30 languages, Voice Actions for accessing phone functions
    • CONS: Can sometimes get it wrong
  • Dictation Pro

    0.91

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Typing Faster With Speech

    5
    67 votes
    • PROS: Enter words with speech, Type documents easily, Add new phrases, names or terms on Vocabulary, Transcribe recorded interviews
    • CONS: Requires clear pronunciation from users, Requires integrated or external microphone, May not identify muffled sounds, May not spell out other languages
  • DSpeech

    1.56.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Text to Speech with ASR

    6
    254 votes
    • Vlingo

      3.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Control your phone with your voice

      7
      61 votes
      • PROS: Simple and effective, Good voice recognition, Includes useful usage examples
      • CONS: Quite unstable
    • Speechnotes

      1

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Professional Speech Recognizing Text Editor. Distraction-free, Fast, Easy to Use & Free Web App for Dictation & Typing

      7
      31 votes
      • Braina

        1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Have your own virtual assistant

        7
        21 votes
        • PROS: Accurate speech recognition, Command through text or speech, Takes notes and important details, Many languages available
        • CONS: Outdated interface, Looks unremarkable
      • Parallels Desktop 14

        14

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Run Windows on your Mac without rebooting

        6
        243 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to set up, Allows you to switch effortlessly between Windows and OS X, Interchanges files between your OS X and Windows environment, Latest version is faster than ever, Use Windows apps from your Dock, Now allows access from mobile devices, Uses speech recognition in OS X, Puts Windows apps into Dock, Integrated with iCloud
        • CONS: Can be a bit slow to use compared to an installation of Windows using Boot Camp, Requires a lot of free hard drive space to work, Leaves components behind after uninstall
      • Intel® RealSense™ SDK

        2014

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Incorporate finger tracking, facial analysis, speech recognition, augmented reality, background segmentation & more to apps.

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        No votes yet
        • Gaupol

          0.13.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Edit and synchronize subtitles for your movies

          5
          8 votes
          • PROS: Works with most text based subtitle formats, Multi-language spell checker
          • CONS: Doesn't include many languages, Can be tricky to work out at first
        • Flashcards Pro

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          0
          1 vote
          • PROS: Covers a large variety of subjects, Allows gradual progress, Virtually unlimited multimedia content
          • CONS: It is free to download but the language packs are in-app purchases
        • Mouseposé

          3.0.613

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Set a spotlight on your presentations

          5
          13 votes
          • PROS: Lots of keystrokes and mouseclicks, Talkthrough tutorial, Use Speech recognition and AppleScript
          • CONS: AppleScript not easy for all
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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        12.1.43477.4Android
        2Beta 55.0.2883.211297.3Mac,Windows
        33.9.119936.5Windows,Android
        4142436.4Mac
        51.56.52546.3Windows
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