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Explore the options for speech-to-text programs that can be utilized within your computer's system, in a certain program, or as an added app.

Apple Dictation

  • Use your voice to enter text on your Mac.
  • Converts spoken words into typed text.

System: Mac and iOS

Setup Information: Apple Dictation

Windows Speech Recognition

  • Converts speech to text.
  • Allows you to control your device with your voice.
  • Works within Microsoft Word.

System: Windows

Setup Information: Windows Speech Recognition

Microsoft 365 Dictation

  • Lets you use speech-to-text to author content in Office with a microphone and reliable internet connection.
  • Use your voice to quickly create documents, emails, notes, presentations, and slide notes.

System: Available in Microsoft Word, OneNote, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Setup Information: Microsoft 365 Dictation

Google Voice Typing

  • Allows the ability to write and edit papers using your voice.
  • Users can also select, format, and move text around a document with a few phrases and voice commands.

System: Available in Google Docs when using Chrome as your web browser

Setup Information: Google Voice Typing

Speechy - Voice Dictation & Speechy Lite

  • Will transcribe your words into text.
  • Will also record your voice so you can refer to the original recording.
  • Has the ability to easily share your text and audio files with Evernote, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, WhatsApp, and other iOS supported sharing apps.

System: App available for Mac and iOS

Setup Information: Speechy - Voice Dictation and Speechy Lite