The MacSpeech Dictate 1.2.1 update is a maintenance release that fixes reported issues and adds several refinements to this popular solution for the Macintosh that provides exceptional speech recognition accuracy and works with existing applications. MacSpeech Dictate 1.2.1 builds on the first major update to MacSpeech Dictate, which introduced a “move” command for easier verbal editing of a document, a Spelling Mode for letter-by-letter dictation of unusual words, and the Phrase Training capabilities that help the user increase accuracy on the fly.

MacSpeech Dictate requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or Mac OS X 10.5.2 or higher. The MacSpeech Dictate 1.2.1 update is available free of charge to registered customers using the “Check for Updates” feature. Detailed information on all of the changes and enhancements can be found at:

MacSpeech Dictate is a new speech recognition product for the Macintosh, with underlying speech recognition powered by the dictation technology used in Dragon NaturallySpeaking from Nuance Communications, Inc. MacSpeech Dictate delivers a truly Mac user experience, and conforms to behaviors already familiar to Macintosh fans worldwide. Beyond dictation, MacSpeech Dictate lets people perform basic navigation of their Mac and control it with their voice to launch applications, open new windows, execute menu commands, etc.

Compatibility and Availability

MacSpeech Dictate requires Intel-based Macintosh hardware and requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or Mac OS X 10.5.2 and higher. MacSpeech Dictate is currently available in English at in the U.S., at in the U.K., and in other English-speaking countries through International resellers and distributors listed at .