View Full Version : speech to text programs (freeware)

30th April 2007, 12:34 AM
does anyone know of any free speech to text programs for mac? Don't want text to speech, need something that I can dictate to. This would make my life uber productive.

30th April 2007, 10:08 AM
i'd be interested also if there are any out there?
Even paid programs? I've yet to find any software that does this for mac?

30th April 2007, 10:29 AM
jump the first link as it is dead but cached if you want to read it.. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=iListen+Speech+to+Text+Software+%28Mac+only%29+&btnmeta%3Dsearch%3Dmac=Search+Mac+Sites

30th April 2007, 11:12 AM
yikes - too expensive.

30th April 2007, 11:21 AM
it is similar price for PC soft http://www.allworldsoft.com/keywords/Speech_synthesis/

30th April 2007, 11:23 AM
Its still the holy grail of computing, and still miles away. Maybe something cool will come our way with Leopard, or you could try out the speech recognition in Vista. The original demo was a joke (check out YouTube), but it is supposed to be okay.

Good luck!