Any questions?

If you’re an existing TalkType user looking for help, you’ll find answers over on the Help Desk.

Frequently asked questions

Where is my data stored when I use TalkType?

Your data is processed and stored right here in the United Kingdom. It’s also encrypted for your peace of mind. You can find out more about the safety and security of your data here.

Do I need any hardware to run TalkType on my device?

Nope! TalkType runs directly from your Windows, Mac, or mobile device without the need to plug in any additional hardware.

What third party apps does TalkType work with?

TalkType works with any third party apps including Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Pages, Safari, Chrome, Mendeley, Zataro, Global Autocorrect, Mindview, PresentPal, and many more.

What version of iOS does TalkType work on?

TalkType works on MacOS Catalina, MacOS BigSur and MacOS Monterey.

Is TalkType available on mobile and iPad?

Yes! TalkType works as a mobile app. Head to the Downloads page to get TalkType for Apple or Android.

Does TalkType auto punctuate?

Not currently – you have the power to specify which punctuation you use in formatting your dictation. Just say the command!

What system requirements do I need to run TalkType?

Here are the minimum specification requirements for TalkType:

RAM: Minimum of 4GB
CPU: 1GHz or faster
Free hard disk space: 1GB
Supporting OS: Windows 10 and Windows 11 as well as macOS Big Sur, Monterey, Ventura
Internet connection: required

What platforms does TalkType work on?

TalkType is cross-platform, working across Windows, Mac, and mobile devices.

How do I buy TalkType?

You can purchase TalkType online. Choose between TalkType Lite or TalkType Pro, depending on your needs. If you’d like to purchase TalkType at scale for a business or educational institution, you’ll need to talk to our sales team.

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Since 2008, I have been using every voice recognition software available for the Mac. To date, TalkType is the best voice recognition software that has ever been available for the Mac.
David Edwards – AT Trainer