Dragon Professional

PC Requirements


Recommended system specs for Dragon Professional Individual & Dragon Professional Group

RAM: ​​

  • Minimum 4GB  VoiceX recommends a "true" minimum of 8GB or 16GB for a power user

CPU: Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor. Faster processors yield faster performance​

  • VoiceX recommends a "true" minimum of i7 - quad-core processor

  • Free hard disk space: 8GB (for digital download) 

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 8.1, 10 (32- and 64-bit); Windows Server 2008 R2 & 2012 R2

  • Internet Explorer 11 or higher or the current version of Chrome or Firefox for Online Help

  • A sound card supporting 16-bit recording or a connected USB microphone

  • Built-in microphone or a Nuance-approved microphone. See www.voicex.com.au/microphones-for-speech-recognition for more information

  • An Internet connection for product download and automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process)

Note: Does not support dictation into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. For EMR support, please view our range of  Dragon Medical Speech Recognition Solutions.

Please contact VoiceX Technical Support Team in Australia to enquire about the most up-to-date requirements for Citrix and virtual environments.

VoiceX recommends the following minimum specifications for Dragon Professional Anywhere:

  • OS: 64-bit Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, with latest patches applied

  • .NET: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 (or higher) is required

  • Processor : Intel Core or AMD Ryzen CPU

  • RAM: 4GB

  • Internet Connection: 1Mbit or higher

  • Microphones: A microphone recommended for speech recognition. Please view the "Microphones Recommended for Speech Recognition" page for a full range of dictation microphones.  The internal microphone of your PC / phone will suffice, however, accuracy may suffer if dictating in noisier environments or if your inbuilt microphone is of poorer quality.

  • Web Browser: We recommend Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge

Internet Access Requirements for Dragon Professional Anywhere Cloud-based Speech Recognition

Dragon Professional Anywhere is a cloud-based speech recognition solution. Certain sites may have firewall rules and/or content filters that limit internet access. In some cases, you may need to request your IT administrator to provide you access to the following Internet domains and ports.

URL Address:   

*.nuance.com   - Port 80 - (Software distribution and installation, training videos)

*.ordiginal.com - Port 443 - (Secure channel for speech recognition service)

Dragon Professional Anywhere Technical Support and Training in Australia 

If you require any further technical information, support, or advice regarding Dragon Professional Anywhere please call our fully Nuance authorized, Australian-based, Dragon Support Team at VoiceX.