When it’s finished you’ll see a large orange button labelled “Launch”:
Run the Installer
Once you click “Launch” you’re now running the huge program you just downloaded. Finally, this is the actual Dragon Dictate installer! If you’re familiar with Mac OS X installers, it should look much more familiar.
Start by clicking on the “Continue” button:
There are a few more screens in between – keep clicking on whatever button is labelled “Continue” or “Agree” until you get to here, then click the “Install” button:
Then it’ll ask for your administrator password. If you’re unsure, this is generally the password you use to log into your Mac computer when you switch it on:
The actual installing will take a few minutes again …
Once it’s done, you’ve finally made it! Click “Close” to shut down the installer and your program is ready to start:
At this point I think the only appropriate course of action is to give yourself an enormous pat on the back and to go and have a drink!
When you want to run the actual program, you’ll find it in the Applications directory where it’s named “Dragon Dictate”. The first time you open the program you’ll need to set up the microphone and train the voice recognition – stay tuned for another tutorial about that.
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