[clug] Free voice recognition software for Ubuntu/Libre Office

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 00:39:58 MDT 2014

On 28/07/14 16:11, jhock wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a fair bit of typing to do so I was hoping to get a draft of the
> document using voice recognition and then editing by hand. I have looked
> at the Ubuntu Software Centre for "speech to text" and "voice
> recognition" and the extensions of Libre Office but haven't found
> anything.
> Does anyone know of some free voice recognition software that will work
> on Ubuntu and integrate with Libre Office? I checked the CLUG archives
> but I couldn't find how to search them.


You'll have to remove libreoffice from the query to get a result though ;)

> Thanks in advance for any help.
> John.



https://simon.kde.org/ (I've posted to CLUG about this in the past and
have never tried to use it directly with Libre/OpenOffice. Plain-text
first, import it into Office later, the same as with DNS running in WINE)

Kind regards

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