needing recommendations for voice to text software

Hello and Good Morning Everyone,

             I am needing recommendations for software which can convert voice to text.  The recommended software will need to be able to reliably and accurately convert dictation to words for later editing within Microsoft Word 2013.  Realizing the conversion will be done by the computer, I understand there will be some expected room for margin of error.  If I can get a program which can perform voice to text will a reasonable amount of accuracy, that will certainly be good enough.

              Any suggestions or recommendations will be greatly appreciated.

              Thank you

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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
You can find some very good suggestions in this link. Dragon Professional is one of them.

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Nuances Dragon Naturally Speaking is the de-facto go to solution here. They have tailored language packs for different environments i.e. Medical, Legal i.e.
GMartinAuthor Commented:
Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

            Thank you for your leads for the voice to text software package of Dragon Professional and Dragon Naturally Speaking.  In order to provide comprehensive closure this post, I merely have 2 additional questions which are germane to this post.  First, what are the recommended microphones to use with the Dragon voice to text software?  The integrated microphones on laptops might not be of high enough quality to work reliably and with much fewer errors as compared to external microphones.  Secondly, what are the hardware requirements with respect to free hard drive space, available RAM, and CPU speed for the Dragon software?  

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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Here is a good link but don't forget that these are minimum requirements.
GMartinAuthor Commented:
Thank you everyone for your shared links and suggestions.  I am ready to get started with Dragon Professional now.  From the information I have gathered within this post in conjunction with the read reviews, I am confident this software will meet my voice to text dictation needs because of its speed and accuracy.

RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
You're welcome. I'm glad we could help.
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