If you speak with a British accent, you'll likely experience much poorer recognition accuracy when you first start using it.
Also, unlike some of the other packages available, this software requires that you use the mouse and keyboard to make corrections when your speech has not been recognised correctly.
This also makes it possible that you transcribe audio files recorded by someone else on your computer, as long as they also send you their profile files.
After installing MS Office 2002 or MS Office 2003, open MS Word, go to tools menu and select 'Speech'.
Then just follow the instructions given on the screen to start using Speech Recognition.
As mentioned earlier, there are two ways to install the Speech Recognition Engine in Windows XP: In the earlier versions of Microsoft Office namely versions of 20, Speech Recognition was included as a part of the software.
So by installing Office 2002 or 2003, you can use Speech Recognition directly from MS Office.
However, our KOR users/localized version still won’t have KOR speech engine. Windows XP Microsoft speech engine is NOT installed by default with the OS, so you should follow steps below to install it: 1. This means Windows XP CS 7.1 users would only have speech recognition support for their languages with ENU or JPN CS versions.
If you have MS Office XP or later, you may already have this engine installed with Office application, you may follow this link to turn on the speech engine and make it available to any apps that utilize this speech engine. If you don't have any MS Office app installed and still want to use MS speech engine in CS 7.1, you may follow this linkto download Speech Engine 5.1 and install it to your computer. Windows XP which uses SAPI 5.1 only has three speech engines: U. Of course they may still use ENU speech engine on other languages such as KOR, DEU etc.Speech Recognition SR function makes possible for PC to understand what you say just like you can talk with your PC.If you are using Windows XP MS Office, you can turn voice into text without any penny on other expensive automatic audio to text conversion software.This takes your speech and turns it into text on the screen or into commands to control your Office XP or Office 2003 programmes.However, it does not allow you to dictate to, or control, other programmes, and lacks the advanced functionality and integration that commercial software can offer.For example, Nuance's Dragon Naturally Speaking (for information, see the software producer's Dragon Naturally Speaking webpage) and, formerly, IBM's Via Voice (no longer supported).