Nuance Releases Dragon Notes for Windows 8 Devices

Nuance has unveiled Dragon Notes, a new app for Windows 8 that lets people speak notes, to-do lists, reminders, status updates, Web searches, and e-mails.

Dragon Notes is optimized for Microsoft Windows 8 touchscreen tablets, including the Microsoft Surface Pro, and can also capture and organize notes on Microsoft Windows 8 touchscreen PCs and Windows 7 PCs. The app takes advantage of the Windows 8 touchscreen and tile interface; users can tap the app and speak to perform functions.

"Dragon Notes is the perfect app for quickly creating notes, to-dos, lists, and reminders while keeping you connected to the people and social networks that matter most, all by using your voice," said Matt Revis, vice president and general manager of Dragon Devices at Nuance Mobile, in a statement. "Dragon Notes was designed with the Windows 8 touchscreen in mind, providing a great voice experience that helps juggle life and work, and makes it fun to share ideas."

Dragon Notes supporting U.S. English is available for through Nuance's online store for $19.99 for Windows 8 tablets, as well as for PCs supporting Windows 8 and Windows 7. Language packs supporting Spanish and French can also be purchased in addition to the U.S. English app as an add-on for $9.99.

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