September 6, 2018
Today, devices are carrying out various functions through voice commands, voice assistants and now speech to text software. They save our time and increase productivity. Speech to text is most convenient for those who have to multitask and writers to accomplish big assignments in less time.
There are a number of software available now, free and paid that are doing a pretty good job. All of them come with some special features and can be chosen according to your preferences.
Google Docs speech to text
This is a built-in tool in Google Docs that lets you create your document through dictation. The only requirements are a Chrome browser and a microphone. Undoubtedly the easiest way to create a document in less time and while on the go. Google speech to text is efficient enough to type a whole document. The typing is accurate and features document navigation, text selection, text editing and formatting, and more. Get the latest version of Chrome, sign in to your account and you are good to go.
Dragon Naturally Speaking
Used by millions of users all over the world, Dragon Naturally Speaking is one of the best software available. It is the fastest and allows users to dictate the document three times faster. The listening of the tool is extremely efficient, you can speak naturally and it will type accurately. The software is also available for touchscreen laptops.
It can also type for you on your social media profiles, create emails from Hotmail and Gmail accounts, you can also navigate the social media accounts without even touching the keyboard.
Temi is one of the most advanced tools powered by machine learning. It provides transcripts for an audio or video file in just five minutes. After you have uploaded the audio or video file, you can review it, then save it and export the final copy to MS Word or a PDF. Ensure to upload high-quality audio or video as the accuracy of the transcript will depend on it. The tool is available for a free trial on the website allowing you to test the tool trying the transcripts of any length.
Windows speech recognition
A free tool with some different yet amazing features. It is compatible with Windows 7 and later operating systems. All you need is a microphone to activate the Speech Recognition system in the Control Panel. The tool can be utilized to control anything that is done by a mouse on your computer.
Braina is a multi-lingual speech recognition software. It has the ability to fill up forms on various websites. With command features, you can browse the internet, take notes, create documents etc. Similarly, as Windows speech recognition, you can also control various tasks on your computer with the help of a microphone. Braina also increases your productivity and allows you to multitask while on the go.