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Topic Title: Dragon on Mac is clearly dead. Is there a worthwhile hands-free alternative?
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Created On: 05/27/2020 05:08 PM
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EddyE
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I work with people who have ALS that often try to use speech recognition as an interim acess solution.  DPI is great in the Windows o/s.  Some are MAC users, and I wonder if hands-free control is a viable option at all.

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Eddy Ehrlich

 09/08/2020 10:31 PM
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rayan08
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Yes, although I'll sing the praises of Dragon's, it's definitely not a beginner's program. The free options (i.e. iOS dictation, Siri, Cortana, and Google Docs) will still allow you to do whatever you want, but you will just have to switch between them a little more. ??

 

 

 

 

 

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 09/09/2020 10:24 AM
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Lunis Orcutt
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If your Mac users need to be hands-free, they will simply not be able to do this on a Mac. They will need to adjust to Windows and work with Dragon and KnowBrainer (which is free to those with permanent physical disabilities). Attempting to achieve these results on a Mac will simply be an act of frustration.   



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