Speech to text is such an interesting feature that is very much helpful to those people who write novels, write academic transcriptions, office documents as they have to type a lot and that may sometimes take a lot of their time if they were not so proficient in typing, so, the speech to text softwares help them a lot by allowing them to just speak whatever they to wish to type and the softwares convert the speech into a text.
There are a lot many options for speech to text applications available for the Windows users, but putting aside the paid options, we will tell you about the best free speech to text softwares.
Free Speech To Text Softwares:
Google Docs Voice Typing:
To use this tool from Google, you will need a Chrome browser, a microphone and also an internet connection as it will only work with the internet. This tool offers the users the easiest way to use the speech to text feature. This tool works only in the Chrome browser and the users can use this feature in Google Docs, Google Slides. To use this you can simply connect the microphone to the computer and then open the document in Google docs or slides and then click on the tools and then select voice typing, then you will be able to see the microphone box which you can click when you are ready to speak. When done click on the microphone again.
Windows Speech Recognition:
This is another software recommendation from us if you are in search of a great speech to text tool. You need to head to Start>Control Panel> Speech Recognition and then click on setup microphone and then select the type of the microphone that you are using. Then it will ask you read a sentence to set up, just do it and click on next. Then before actually beginning your work, you can train your Pc to understand your voice by heading to Start>Control Panel>Speech Recognition and there click on Train Your Computer To Understand You Better. It will then present you some sentences to read one after the other and do them. Then you can simply turn the speech recognition feature by going to Start>Control Panel>Speech Recognition>Start Speech Recognition. It will then ask you to set up the method you would like to use to launch the app, set it up and you are done.