Do you have a version that runs on a MAC or other operating system?

No. Sorry. Only Microsoft Windows systems. Much of the technology behind the operation of this program is based on two key technologies from Microsoft: the Speech Application Program Interface (SAPI) and the .NET framework.

I have upgraded my computer but have lost the Release Code. What can I do now?

You can request a new release code sent to you. Visit: Request Code.

Can I dictate a letter or memo using this software?

Yes. Say: "Start Dictation" to begin dictating. Then say "Show Commands" to see what commands are used during dictation. Say: "Stop Dictation" to stop.

How do I pause the software when I don't want it to listen to my voice?

You can say: stop listening or standby.

How do I resume the software when I want it to listen to my voice again?

You can say: begin listening, computer, resume, or listen to me.

What is the purpose of the "?" symbol that sometimes appears in phrases?

This allows for even more possible combinations of the words for recognition. For example the recognition possibilities for the Verb "Open" combined with the Noun "File" can be augmented with the "?" in the form of: open ? file where the "?" is a wildcard that can represent any other word such as open a file or open new file. The Verb and Noun in "Close Document" can be augmented to form: "close ? document" which would fit the patterns of: close this document or close my document.

Does this software work with programs from companies other than Microsoft?

Yes. The software will work with any program that runs in the Windows operating system.

How do I delete every command from the commands list--even all the Global commands?

If you want to purge your system of all commands, make sure you uncheck the Phonetic Alphabet and Mouse commands on the Options screen. Close the e-Speaking program. Then dowload this file ( e-Speaking Commands.XML ) to your MyDocuments folder. Overwrite the existing file in that folder. To download this file, right click on the link then choose the "Save Target As..." option and save it to your MyDocuments folder.

How do I restore the default commands?

That's easy. Just go to the Import tab, choose Office Programs, then select "Restore Default Commands" from the list.