Oct 24, 2002, 04:27 PM
I got via voice about 6 months ago version 2 (os 9 only). On IBM's site there is a 300MB update to update version 2 full to version 3 full (the most resent version). After about 2 hours of reading bits of famous stories to the comp, it knows your voice pretty well. The best way to dictate to it is using the SpeakPad it's just like Apple's TextEdit app but with a few ViaVoice addons. It does however make mistakes 1 about every few lines. Thats pretty good one word wrong out of 20-none. It gets better over time, the more you talk the more it learns. Well anyways, it is a great app for any student or person that has to type long papers. Just letting anyone who has thought about getting or you guys that have never used it. Does anyone use an app like ViaVoice besides me? Forget about paying $150 for it just get the old version off ebay for cheap then update it for free.