Voice control with Dual Writer is the best the way to go.
Trade in your foot pedal for a USB headset microphone. Dual
Writer’s built-in speech recognition lets you dictate your
documents, and give voice commands to control the media player.
One option is to type your transcript and control the media
player with simple, powerful voice commands that give you
precise, instant control. No need to fast forward. Say the
words, “Go to five” and the media player advances to the five minute
With Dual Writer's voice commands, you simply say the word “go” to play and pause. There is no
reaching, no clicking, no stomping. Just say “go”.
instruct the media player to go back 30 seconds, say “jump 30”
and the player instantly jumps back 30 seconds. Say “skip 45” to
skip ahead 45 seconds. You don’t have to press the correct
function key 4 times to advance that far. Just remember “jump
back” and “skip forward,” followed by the number of
seconds you want to go.
When you get
tired of typing, you can use the shortcut keys or the mouse to control the media player and
dictate what you hear into the document. Transcription is the
ideal use for speech recognition. Just repeat back what you hear
and Dual Writer does the typing for you.
Using voice control for commands and dictation
Dual Writer knows
when you are saying a command or saying something to be entered
into the document. This means you can use your voice to control
the media player and dictate your transcript at the same time.
For those of us who hate hard word, it’s the ultimate way to do
No speech recognition program is perfect. But
with just a little practice you’ll quickly get to 95% accuracy.
That’s about one wrong word out of 20. Dual Writer is called
Dual Writer because you can use the keyboard, mouse and speech
commands all together at any time. So simply select wrongly
entered words with the mouse and retype them. Or try saying them
Dual Writer learns your voice and becomes more
accurate the more you use the speech recognition features. Also,
you will get better at doing dictation as you gain experience.
Learning to speak clearly and precisely for dictation is like
learning to type. It just takes practice.
Dual Writer makes
it simple to get started, but it’s very powerful, with hundreds
of voice commands for navigating your documents, and selecting,
editing and formatting text. So it gives you a lot of room to
grow as you get better at dictation. The way you choose to use
Dual Writer’s features will change over time with practice and