Dragon Dictation

App Review
Additional Description

Dragon dictation is a speech recognition app. A person can speak into the microphone and dictate a message. The app then transcribes the spoken message into text that can be used in the tablet.

Format iPhone, iPad
Age Range late primary, high school, adult
Motivators visual
Curriculum/Goal Areas literacy, ICT
Evidence-based Intervention Individual Supports, Highly Structured Supports, Supported Transitions
Targeted Skills The app assists an individual to create written language on a device by simply speaking into the microphone. It is useful to assist individuals who need support with their literacy skills, particularly in producing written output quickly.
Great For

Dictating short messages such as an email, text message or quick note.

Shopping lists

Diary entries

Taking class notes

Social media

Data entry

Please Consider

The app does not read back to you the text for you to check, therefore the person must be able to read back to text to check accuracy.

App does not automatically punctuate text.

The app can have difficulty transcribing your speech if you speak with a fast rate or unclearly.

User must be able to select text by holding it down and navigate to another app to paste it in, therefore required good fine motor and planning.

The app requires connection to the internet to work.

Generalise Skills and Knowledge

The app is also available as a computer software package that can be installed on your or work computer.





Developer: Nuance Communications

Price: free



This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

Dragon Dictation

Customer ratings: (1244 ratings)
Category: Business, Utilities
Languages: Spanish, English, , CS, Danish, Dutch, English, , French, German, EL, HE, Hungarian, , Italian, JA, KO, , , Polish, , , Russian, ZH, , Spanish, , , ZH, Turkish, UK, VI
Rated: 4+

Updated: 08.12.2010
Version: 2.0.28
Size: 9.12 MB
Requirements: iPodTouchSecondGen-iPod-touch-with-mic, iPhone3G-iPhone-3G, iPhone3GS-iPhone-3GS, iPadWifi-iPadWifi, iPad3G-iPad3G, iPodTouchThirdGen-iPodTouchThirdGen, iPhone4-iPhone4, iPodTouchFourthGen-iPodTouchFourthGen, iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi, iPad23G-iPad23G, iPhone4S-iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5-iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen-iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini-iPadMini, iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G, iPhone5c-iPhone5c, iPhone5s-iPhone5s, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6-iPhone6, iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s-iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE, iPhone7-iPhone7, iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard...


Screenshots Dragon Dictation

Screenshots Dragon Dictation for iPad


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