How to Record Speech in Nuance Dragon and Transcribe into the Text?

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Ensuring a hassle-free dictation and 100% quality outcomes through Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking software, people need to transfer their voice recording from recorder to their PCs which require a physical connection between both devices.

As according the concept on how Dragon NaturallySpeaking Software works, you need to record your voice to make the dictation more convenient and accurate and send it to the PC in which Dragon is installed.Dragon will identify it and convert it into the text.

However, if the recorder is not digital, the transfer can be done using the line-in connection.

Read the complete blog to know how Dictation works with Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking Software and how you can transfer your voice to the PC.

Step 1 – Record Your Speech into Voice Recorder

To convert your speech into text using Dragon dictation capabilities, you need to first record your voice into a voice recorder. But, before you do that, you need to make sure that the voice recorder is working well enough and it can be compatible to the Dragon software.

Once, you have verified the same, turn on its recording button and start speaking in the microphone connected to it. As soon as you’re done with the recording, save it, so you can use it later for the dictation.

Now, the next step would be to transfer this speech to the PC, so Dragon can use it for the dictation.

Note – You can also perform live recording and as you’ll speak, Dragon will write the words instantly. For that, you need to make sure that your recorder and microphone is connected to the PC.

Step 2 – Transfer Recording to Dragon Software

There are multiple ways through which you can transfer the data to Dragon software. A few of them are listed below –

#1. Usually, the digital transfer can be done through a data cable, running from a connector on a digital recorder to a connector (usually a USB) on your PC.

Through this connection, you can copy the voice recording to the computers’ hard drive. To know further on how to develop a connection between recorder and PC, check the instruction manual of the recorder as the process may vary for different brands.

#2. Another way to transfer the data is through the memory card connected with the recorder. You can remove this memory card and insert it in the PC to copy its data.

#3. The third option to digitally transfer the data from recorder to PC is to develop a Line-In connection which can benefits users in many ways.

So, this is how Dragon will have access to your speech and it will be able to convert your voice into text easily.