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Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional Group

Dragon Professional Group enterprise-ready speech recognition software features powerful, easily sharable customization and integrates into current workflows to drive workplace productivity.

Category: Business

Notes: None

Vendor Information

Vendor: Nuance
Software website:

License Information

Current version: Windows 14; Mac 5
General OS support:
License renewal type: Perpetual
License effective dates: Annual Maintenance Renewed November 4th through November 3rd the Following Year

Product Use Rights

Terms of Use: During the Term of the agreement, Licensee shall have the non-exclusive, non-transferable right to install and use the Software on multiple computers running validly-licensed operating systems and to use, in connection with such Software, the rest of the Software Package. Licensee is permitted to create and use multiple Voice Profiles under this license. Voice Profiles can be stored on one or more computers or on a server to allow the speaker to move from computer to computer and still maintain a consistent dictation experience across computers.

Faculty/Staff Home Use: Home use rights are not available.


Institutional licenses for Faculty/Staff: License costs are currently shared by multiple departments and are limited to employees of participating departments. Departments interested in offering Dragon and sharing in the cost are encouraged to contact their distributed staff personnel.

Student Licenses: Students can purchase Dragon from Nuance at




Students should contact Nuance directly at

SU Faculty and staff should contact your distributed staff personnel.  A current listing can be found here:

DSP's looking for additional information can contact the ITS Business Office at