Live Speech and Commands Recognition using DictationBox. Click on DictationBox extension icon and start dictation, that simple.

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What is DictationBox?

DictationBox is a user-friendly Chrome extension designed to provide live speech and command recognition across multiple languages. Simply click the extension icon and begin speaking to have your notes, emails, or documents quickly transcribed. Along with supporting over 100 languages, it also provides configurable auto-text commands, allowing for easy navigation with speech commands like 'next field', and an option to put the microphone between standby and listening modes using 'go to sleep' or 'wake up' commands.

Users: 5,293 ▲ 72
Version: 1.1.12 (Last updated: 2022-09-22)
Creation date: 2020-05-20
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 1.12M
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  • Supported 100+ languages and dialects
  • Simple dictation using DictationBox text area field
  • Auto-text commands are configurable in extension options
  • Say "next field" to navigate to next [*] field, see auto-text command "order template" for example.
  • Say "go to sleep" \ "wake up" to switch microphone between standby and listening modes.

Latest changes: v.1.1.11: fixed issue when auto-text commands were not recognized on startup v.1.1.10: fixed issue when "next field" command wasn't tracking text v.1.1.9: added "Rate Us" button v.1.1.7: cosmetic changes, bug fixes v.1.1.6: added panel options button, updated icon v.1.1.4: improved microphone error handling and documentation

User reviews
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  • Convenient and easy to use
  • Suitable for drafting short entries
  • Efficient: it is possible to complete a whole email only with voice
  • Accurate speech recognition
  • Works well on websites with incompatible text fields
  • Absence of auto-capitalization at the start of sentences
  • Doesn't perform grammar checks
  • Issues with supporting punctuation and new line commands
  • Adds extra space at the beginning and after punctuation
  • Does not support changing language easily
Most mentioned
  • Ease of use
  • Grammar and punctuation issues
  • Efficiency
  • Accurate speech recognition
  • Option to easily change language
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Risk impact

DictationBox is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

DictationBox has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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