Nuance Overview

The World's Leader in Speech Recognition and Document Management Software

Nuance is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Nuance technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents.

Nuance's top sellers:
OmniPage - The most powerful document conversion program ever!
PaperPort - Organize, find, and share all your paper and digital documents!
PDF Converter Professional - Everything you need to convert, create and edit PDF Files!
Dragon Naturally Speaking - The world's best-selling speech recognition software!



Manufacturer: Nuance
Price (RRP): from $99.99 to $599.99
Special offers: (save 50%)
Platforms:
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP,
Mac OSX, 10.6, 10.7, 10,8
Requirements: •A computer with a 1 GHz Intel® Pentium®, or higher, or equivalent processor. Multi-Core processor recommended for advanced performance
•512 MB of memory (RAM), 1 GB recommended for advanced performance
•250 MB of free hard disk space for the
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Product Details

Power PDF Advanced

Collaboration and productivity at a price that makes business sense. It’s high performance software with advanced features and user-friendly design that businesses and professionals demand. Assemble, compare, convert, create, dictate, edit, read, redact, scan, search, secure, sign, print and validate PDF documents and forms with unprecedented ease and speed.

Best User Experience and Value

Power PDF is the smarter value in PDF software. Now there is an alternative to Adobe Acrobat with an intuitive Office based user experience that allows users to work in the same experience they are familiar with, along with an impressive array of features specifically designed to make business users more productive. With Power PDF you get all the tools necessary to annotate, markup, secure and compress PDF plus additional features only available from Nuance for document conversion, search, connectivity and more.

Turn paper into PDF more productively

Create PDF files directly from your scanner with time saving one-click scanning to PDF. Scan to standard image, searchable or editable PDF formats. Scan and highlight, cross-out or underline - all in a single step.

Create PDF files from any PC application that can print

Instantly create 100% industry-standard PDF files with security options that are fully compliant and compatible with all PDF viewers. You can even add bookmarks and transfer hyperlinks when creating PDF documents from Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Don’t retype your documents

  • If you must work with PDF documents in other applications, don’t waste valuable time recreating them - convert them. Complex layouts with columns, tables and graphics are faithfully reproduced in Microsoft® Word, Excel®, PowerPoint® and Corel® WordPerfect® documents. You also get exceptional spreadsheet control and features to allow you to combine all pages of a PDF document into a single Excel worksheet to eliminate tedious cutting and pasting. You can even select, copy and convert only the selected areas of text you need from a PDF document.

More Features

  • Combine and assemble documents with ease
  • Produce more professional-looking documents
  • Connect your documents to the Cloud
  • Speak your notes
  • Collect information with forms
  • Ensure PDF/A compliance
  • Save/Open documents interacting directly with document management systems
  • Perform smarter searches
  • Enhance document security

OmniPage 18

OmniPage 18 converts paper, picture, and PDF files into editable documents to save you considerable time and money by eliminating retyping. Your documents look just like the original – complete with text, tables, and graphics. OmniPage uses superior character accuracy to precisely format your documents so you can easily make changes.

Save Time and Money with Superior Accuracy

Don’t retype your documents – convert them! OmniPage® 18 is the fastest and most precise way to convert paper, PDF files, and even digital camera pictures into documents you can edit in your favorite PC applications. OmniPage 18 delivers unrivaled accuracy, speed, and innovative features.
As the industry-leading solution, OmniPage 18 delivers the most accurate document conversion available, turning paper and PDF files into electronic files you can edit, search, and share. In addition, OmniPage 18 ensures that your converted electronic documents look exactly like the original – complete with text, graphics, columns, and tables.
All of this means OmniPage 18 will significantly reduce the amount of time spent converting important files, so you can focus on more important business goals.

What's New

  • Superior word accuracy
  • Perfect formatting
  • Simply the easiest to use
  • One-click workflows
  • Unlock PDF files
  • Send to Amazon® Kindle®
  • Supports all your favorite applications
  • Automatically process emailed documents
  • Recognizes over 120 languages
  • A picture is worth a thousand words

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Premium

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Premium speech recognition software lets you accomplish more on your computer — quickly and accurately — using your voice. Dragon turns spoken words into text and executes voice commands much faster than you can type so you can realise your productivity potential at work, school or home.

The fastest and most accurate way to interact with your computer

  • Delivers up to 99% speech recognition accuracy right out of the box

  • ◦ Talk naturally at normal speeds and your words appear on screen almost instantly, enabling you to dictate documents up to three time faster than you can type
    ◦ Eliminate spelling concerns and minimise corrections
    ◦ Enjoy superior reliability and performance with Dragon’s strong technology foundation


  • Provides a personalised voice driven experience

  • ◦ Delivers accurate results the more you use it
    ◦ Dragon learns words and phrases you use the most, spelling even difficult words and proper names correctly
    ◦ Optional advanced training or analysis of existing documents and emails further enhance accuracy
    ◦ Smart Format Rules let you work your way; dictate naturally and the text appears as you intended it to
    ◦ Dragon just understands you and how you speak


  • Performs with fast response times and minimal latency

  • ◦ Talk at normal speeds and see words appear on the screen almost instantly
    ◦ Receive immediate feedback on what you say so you can check it right away
    ◦ Never lose a beat in your train of thought; Dragon captures your ideas as fast as you can speak them

    Easy to get started, easy to master

    Dragon makes it easy to get started with speech recognition and to become proficient quickly with regular use. It’s also simple to explore more advanced features that can boost your productivity even further.

    • Fast, easy set-up gets you using speech recognition in no time
    • Helpful tutorials make it easy to become productive right away
    • An intuitive design provides easy access to a rich and powerful feature set so you can realise ever-increasing productivity gains

    Use your voice to dictate documents or enter text anywhere you normally type

    Dragon eliminates barriers to productivity and creativity by letting you interact with your computer by voice. It turns your spoken thoughts into text and your voice commands into action so you don’t have to worry about the mechanics of typing and spelling.

    • Think out loud
    • Overcome writer’s block
    • Express yourself more creatively
    • Avoid spelling errors
    • Capture ideas up to three times faster than typing
    • Multitask thanks to hands-free interaction
    • Enter text quickly in forms, chats, social media, blogs and more

    Edit and format documents — all by voice

    • Dragon not only lets you dictate up to three times faster than typing, but it also allows you to select text, make edits and apply formatting using your voice to make easy work of document creation. You can select text and apply formatting such as bold, underline, capitals and more, or just speak to make needed changes. Smart Format Rules automatically adapt to how you want abbreviations, numbers and more to appear, so you don’t have to correct them every time.
    • • Make edits and format text quickly — much faster than using your mouse to select text and the keyboard to type in changes
    • • Automatically format text to appear the way you want it to — every time
    • • Easily switch between typing and voice so you can use the mode of input you prefer for any given task

    Command and control your computer all by voice

    • Launch applications, select menu items, execute key functions, switch between windows, search the Web, create and send emails and more — all by voice. It gives you the flexibility to:
    • • Work hands-free, if desired
    • • Experience more ergonomic comfort when working on your PC
    • • Feel less stress and strain on your body
    • • Multitask by using your voice to dictate and execute commands

    Enjoy superior voice command and control in many popular applications

    • Dragon gives you robust voice command and control as well as Full Text Control (full voice-driven editing and command capabilities) within many popular applications you use every day, enabling you to create documents and zip through computer tasks in record time. These capabilities are available for:
    • • Microsoft Word 2010 & 2013, Microsoft Outlook 2010 & 2013, WordPerfect X6 & X7, Notepad and more
    • • Outlook 2010 & 2013
    • • Gmail, Outlook.com, and Yahoo Mail, within Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome

    Choose your microphone option for freedom and flexibility

    • With automatic microphone detection, Dragon will conveniently show you which microphones are available for you to use. With Dragon you can also use multiple audio device types within the same profile, meaning that you can easily switch to another microphone while keeping all your personalised preferences for accuracy and formatting. This is useful if, for example, you use a USB mic at home, a wireless mic at school, and your laptop’s built-in mic when you’re on the go. You have the option to use:
    • • Dragon remote mic; use your iOS (iPhone, iPod touch (4th gen), iPad or Android smartphone device as a wireless microphone over a Wi-Fi network. To get started, simply use the camera on your device to scan the barcode that Dragon provides on screen and download the free Dragon Remote Microphone App
    • • Built-in microphones on many of the latest laptops for optimal flexibility and convenience; you’re now free to dictate documents and speak commands directly into your laptop without using a headset
    • • Wireless Bluetooth mic; Use a Nuance certified Bluetooth headset microphone for outstanding wireless performance and the freedom to move while working on your computer
    • • Any other Nuance-approved microphone. See support.nuance.com/compatibility for more information.

    Natural-sounding text-to-speech

    • Dragon’s text-to-speech capability is a natural-sounding synthesised voice that reads designated text to you. It not only speeds and eases proofreading, but it also supports new levels of multi-tasking.

    PaperPort 14

    PaperPort 14 is the fastest and easiest way to scan, share, search, and organize documents, files, and photos.

    Get more organized

    PaperPort provides a single way to scan paper and access, view, edit, and convert files on your PC.

    Be an expert in no time

    PaperPort reduces the complexity of scanning to a single push of a button. Set-up is a breeze, and once you get started, you will quickly have all your documents stored and accessible in one easy-to-use application.

    Go green

    Reduce waste and conserve energy by putting an end to your reliance on printing, faxing, and mailing. You’ll save money, too.

    Keep track of documents

    • Once a document is filed electronically in PaperPort 14, it will never be lost, damaged, or accidentally thrown away.

    Get more done faster

    • PaperPort 14 includes a powerful PDF Viewer that replaces the free Adobe®Reader®, so you can view, edit, and share PDF documents like never before.

    Find information instantly

    • Now you can create searchable PDFs from digital files and scanned paper documents. Just enter keywords or phrases into Windows® or Google® Desktop Search and quickly locate a specific file.

    Clean up and enhance digital photos

    • Make your digital photos look better than ever with a feature-rich set of photo tools and optimal resolution for screen and print.

    Convert paper into text

    • Just drag and drop onto any text application on the PaperPort Send To bar to turn scanned document images into editable text for use in popular word processing or spreadsheet software.

    Fill out forms quickly, neatly

    • FormTyper® converts scanned paper forms into electronic forms you can fill out, save as PDF, and email. It’s fast, easy, and automatic.