The install process checks that your system meets the minimum requirements; if they are not met, Dragon NaturallySpeaking will not be installed.

 • CPU: minimum 1 GHz Intel® Pentium® or equivalent AMD processor or 1.66 GHz Intel® Atom® processor.

We recommend  1.8 GHz Intel Dual Core(tm) or equivalent AMD processor. (IMPORTANT: SSE2 instruction set required).

Processor Cache: minimum 512 KB.

We recommend  2 MB.

• Free hard disk space: 2.5 GB (3.2 GB for localized non-English versions).

Supported Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows 7, SP1, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, 32-bit and 64-bit.

Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, 32-bit only.

Windows Server 2003 and 2008, SP1, SP2 and R2 SP1, 32-bit and 64-bit.

RAM: minimum 1 GB for Windows XP and Windows Vista, and 2 GB for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003/2008.

We recommend  4 GB RAM

Microsoft Internet Explorer: 6 or higher (free download at

• Sound Card: Creative® Labs Sound Blaster® 16 or equivalent sound card supporting 16-bit recording.

DVD-ROM drive required for installation.

Verification Source: Datasheet

DocumentDragon NaturallySpeaking 11.5 Professional Datasheet

Test Date: 02-21-12