Download Speech Recognition - Best Software & Apps

  • Free Language Translator

    Free Language Translator3.9.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Desktop instant translations powered by Google

    7
    997 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

    Google Chrome Beta75.0.3770.27

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Be first in line

    7
    5237 votes
    • PROS: Constant updates, Test new features first-hand, Use offline web-apps, Submit feedback
    • CONS: New updates can be buggy until further improved, New updates may require browser to restart, Cannot regulate new updates and installation of new features, Not synced with normal Google Chrome browser
  • Google Voice Search

    Google Voice Search2.1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Search the web and your phone with your voice

    7
    362 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

    Dictation Pro0.91

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Typing Faster With Speech

    5
    68 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
  • Speechnotes

    Speechnotes1

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

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

    7
    32 votes
    • DSpeech

      DSpeech1.56.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Text to Speech with ASR

      6
      254 votes
      • Braina

        Braina1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Have your own virtual assistant

        7
        22 votes
        • PROS: Accurate speech recognition, Command through text or speech, Takes notes and important details, Many languages available
        • CONS: Outdated interface, Looks unremarkable
      • Intel® RealSense™ SDK

        Intel® RealSense™ SDK2014

        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
        • Parallels Desktop 14

          Parallels Desktop 1414

          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
        • Vlingo

          Vlingo3.1.0

          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
        • Flashcards Pro

          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
        • Gaupol

          Gaupol0.13.1

          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
        • Mouseposé

          Mouseposé3.0.613

          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
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        1Google Chrome Beta75.0.3770.2752377.5Windows,Mac
        2Google Voice Search2.1.43627.3Android
        3Free Language Translator3.9.119976.5Windows,Android
        4Parallels Desktop 14142436.4Mac
        5DSpeech1.56.52546.3Windows
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