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Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 Upgrade Information

Speakeasy Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce the release of Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional, Legal & Premium Version 13!

Announcing Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13

  • 15% more accurate than Dragon 12 due to back-end enhancements.
  • Faster response time with Dragon's enhanced ability to adapt to your computer's resources and specifications.
  • New Vocabulary Editor allows you to search both Written and Spoken Forms, improving user experience when modifying vocabulary.
  • Multiple audio devices of the same type offers you the opportunity to use and train different USB microphones within the same user profile (i.e. Philips SpeechMike, and Sennheiser wireless microphone).
  • Automatic sorting of available audio devices assists you in choosing the best microphone connected to your computer.
  • A New DragonBar automatically collapses, taking up minimal screen space. Don't worry, the Classic DragonBar is still available!
  • Full Text Control in Google Chrome and Firefox, along with Internet navigation voice commands similar to those previously only available with Internet Explorer.
  • Canadian English vocabulary is now part of Dragon (although not every word has been taken into account, most have).
  • New Custom Command type allows for the inclusion of any word or phrase that is in Dragon's vocabulary, resulting in a powerful synergy of boilerplate/repetitious text and unique dictation.

Order the new Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 in Canada Today

More details are found on the main Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional page or read What's New in Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13.

Order Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13.

Important Upgrade Advice and Notations

Speakeasy Solutions highly advises creating a new Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 user profile, rather than using an upgraded/converted V11 or V12 user profile. This will yield best results with the software.

Export your custom commands and custom word lists from an upgraded user profile, importing these into a new Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 user profile.

Meeting the minimum PC specifications is imperative, but the best time to buy the upgrade is during this SPECIAL pricing period (even if you shelve the upgrade until you have a new computer).

If you presently have Version 11, we highly encourage you to upgrade to Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 now, even if you do not plan on using the upgrade immediately. Once the special pricing is over, you will pay the price of a regular Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 upgrade in future or have to pay the price of Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 14 when that is released (upgrades are only valid for the two previous versions).

You may receive an upgrade offer from Nuance. Please be aware that Canadian customs and brokerage fees will be added to any order from Nuance. We encourage you to therefore order directly from Speakeasy Solutions, avoiding additional charges.

Smart upgrades are not instituted. Users must have a valid V11 or V12 serial number for the upgrade's installation. An earlier installation disk is no longer valid proof of ownership or previous version. If you have purchased previous versions from Speakeasy Solutions, we have retained your serial numbers as part of our value-added service.

Three Upgrade Packages

Speakeasy Solutions Inc. offers the following three upgrade packages to choose from:


  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 (from V12 or V11) upgrade software


  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 (from V12 or V11) upgrade software
  • Installation of upgrade (approximately one hour), including complimentary remote tech support for two years

Complete (product, installation, upgrade training & more)

  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 (from V12 or V11) upgrade software
  • Installation of upgrade (approximately one hour), including complimentary remote tech support for two years
  • Upgrade/Review Training (two hours)
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 SeS Training Workbook(s)
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 SeS Province Specific Word List of regions, legal organizations, and medical facilities
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 SeS commands and samples

Upgrade with Ease (exceptional support during your upgrade transition)

Why have Speakeasy Solutions Inc. install the upgrade?

  • Save you time
  • PC will be optimized for improved Dragon performance
  • Knowledgeable support should challenges arise during installation
  • Complimentary remote technical support for two years per Speakeasy Solutions’ Terms & Conditions

Why have Speakeasy Solutions Inc. provide upgrade training?

  • Assistance with creation of new user profile, and where pertinent, salvaging your custom words and commands from your previous user profile
  • Outline of new features and commands
  • Review of workflow and on-the-spot custom command creation for improved efficiencies
  • Address any outstanding concerns
  • Receive our new SeS Training Workbook for Version 13

New Users

Speakeasy Solutions Inc. offers the following two ordering options for new users of Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13:

  • Product is a product only sale and includes Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 plus any additional items you may desire (i.e. Sennheiser DW Pro 1 wireless microphone, digital voice recorder etc.), or
  • Package incorporates products and some degree of services (i.e. installation, training). We will contact you to discuss the details of an optimal solution.

Estimated Pricing & Availability

SPECIAL Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 upgrade pricing below. This special pricing for is available until noon (Pacific Time) September 29, 2014.

Professional & Legal version 13 have NOT YET been announced. The current version is 12.

Please note that final pricing and special pricing period are subject to change. This page will be adjusted with final information once ratified.

Premium $109.95
Professional ~$149.95*
Legal $159.95 (available until October 30 12PM Pacific)
Premium to Professional $218.95

*Pricing for Canada is expected to be approximately $159.95. Firm pricing will be given upon order.

Please use the form below to receive our various pricing packages (products & services) and extras (i.e. Canadian Province word lists, microphones etc.) as soon as all information is available (CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY):

    • Provide your email & physical address and we will reply with our upgrade special package pricing list as soon as all details are available.
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
  • or telephone us at: 604-264-9109 or 1-888-964-9109 ext. 102

Anticipated Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13 Production Release Dates (estimate shipping two weeks following these dates):

Premium Upgrade & Full
available now
Professional Upgrade
available now
Professional Full
available now
Legal Upgrade & Full
end October

Minimum PC Specifications

For power users, Speakeasy Solutions recommends the following recommended PC desktop hardware requirements for Dragon Version 13:

  • Windows 7 64-bit OS or Windows 8 64-bit OS
  • i7 quad core CPU
  • 16 GB DDR3-1600 RAM
  • Solid State Drive

Speakeasy Solutions Inc. suggests you read further regarding PC specifications and options.

How to Order

Speakeasy Solutions Inc. provides products and service to users in Canada only. If you are outside of Canada, please visit the main Nuance website. Thank you for your understanding.

  1. Contact us directly (604-264-9109 or 1-888-964-9109 ext. 102) or use the order form.
  2. You will be sent an estimate to verify your current information, authorize and a request for payment via cheque, INTERAC e-transfer or credit card.
  3. Your package will be provided once the upgrades are physically available, and we will contact you to book any service appointments ordered.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Alexandria of our office at 604-264-9109 (toll free 1-888-964-9109) ext. 102.