Comparison with Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking

LipSurf's speech-recognition extension is easier to learn, more efficient, less buggy, less expensive and has a higher average customer rating compared to Dragon NaturallySpeaking. The only reason you might need to stick with Dragon is if you need Desktop app support. Fortunately, most apps today work on the web., Word Online and Google Docs are great examples of office productivity that has moved to the web from the desktop. Modern software today is built for the browser, hence LipSurf's emphasis on being a browser-based tool. Since LipSurf works through Google Chrome, it has a much smoother integration with websites and webapps.

photo of DanGreat alternative for Dragon NaturallySpeaking as it is steadily losing quality and stability in Chrome.
Dan Darkow

photo of SteveI have been looking for a replacement for Dragon Naturally Speaking for my emails as Dragon has quite high processor overheads... The accuracy is really good and I'm saving tons of time writing emails... Couldn't be happier right now - I've been looking for something like this for ages!

Steve Whitehead


Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional Individual
Chrome Webstore user rating
(as of 1/2022)
Speech recognition accuracy
Dictate emails, docs, and chats online
Deep Gmail integration
Custom vocabulary
Custom plugins
Windows, Mac, Linux and Chromebooks
Works on slow computers
Works on desktop apps
Free forever plan
Install/calibration time
Upgrade cost
$0 (included)

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