How many times have you had a thought of how to respond to an e-mail, a great idea for a book or even just a funny story that you want to remember, only for that thought to immediately leave you the second you sit down at your computer? Do you sometimes struggle to type out an e-mail or document in a way that reflects what you are thinking? By taking typing out of the equation and bringing in the ability to speak what you need written out, the productivity, creativity and speed with which you complete your tasks increase. Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 does exactly that takes your spoken words and translates them into written text with speed and accuracy. Transform your speech into text three times faster than typing for a wide variety of computer-related tasks with Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 Premium. Compose and send e-mail, control your PC, search the Web, save files, switch windows and launch applications, as well as work in common word processing programs. Dragon provides exceptional accuracy in recognizing your words and now features natural-sounding text-to-speech editing capabilities that let you proof your work without having to look at the screen. This flexible software works with many of your everyday Web and Windows applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OpenOffice Writer and Corel WordPerfect. Use a Web-based e-mail provider? Not a problem Dragon allows you to use speech to write and send e-mails through Gmail and Hotmail. The Smart Format rules feature adapts to your voice to recognize commonly used abbreviations, numbers and more. For increased ease-of-use, the included wired headset helps you comfortably dictate, and wideband Bluetooth technology helps ensure accuracy when using a wireless headset. You can even use the included Philips digital voice recorder or your Apple iPhone , iPod touch 4th generation, iPad or your compatible Android device as a remote microphone for quick dictation on the go. Now wherever you go, you can accomplish all of your typing without ever having to touch a keyboard.