Air Dictate iOS
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Air Dictate

by Avatron Software, Inc.

$1.99 > $0.99

Like Speech Recognition on your iPhone 4S? You'll like it even more on your Mac!
With Air Dictate, you can enter text on your Mac by talking into your iPhone 4S. It's that simple.

IMPORTANT: Requires an iPhone 4S and a Mac

“The app just looks downright gorgeous. Avatron didn’t cut any corners on making a quality piece of software” — AppAdvice
“Easy text entry by speech” — ZDNet
“Definitely worth the buck if you prefer talking to typing.” — Gizmodo
“Setup is dead simple… Transcriptions were surprisingly accurate” — TechCrunch
“A handy tool for multitaskers, slow typists, or note-takers, or even those who need a little help forming sentences in writing” — PCWorld
More reviews in CNET, SlashGear, Macworld, Engadget, MacNews, TouchMyApps, TabletLegal, and many others.


• On your Mac, go to to download and install the free Air Dictate Receiver app.


On Mac:
• Launch any app that allows text input. For example: TextEdit, Mail, Pages, Microsoft Word.

On iPhone 4S:
• Launch the Air Dictate app.
• Choose your Mac from a list of nearby computers.
• Press the microphone button, speak for a while, and press the button again to stop.

Your speech will be converted into text, and will automatically appear in the text field on your Mac, just as if you had typed it on your Mac keyboard.


• Air Dictate runs only on an iPhone 4S.
• Air Dictate Receiver runs on a Mac with Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later.
• You may see scrambled letters when using Air Dictate if a keyboard macro utility is active. If you see this, please try turning off TextExpander, Typinator, TypeIt4Me, AutoPilot, QuicKeys, etc. while using Air Dictate. We're working on a fix.
• If you have enabled certain combinations of international keyboards, you may not hear a beep when you press the microphone button. If you run into this, please visit for a simple workaround. We're working on a real fix for this.


Air Dictate comes from Avatron Software, the makers of Air Display, Air Sharing, and Print Sharing. To check out our other apps, just search for avatron in the iOS and Mac app stores.

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  • Air Dictate is a highly rated app with 4.5 stars.
  • The app is currently $0.99, instead of its regular price of $1.99.

App Updates (View More)

  • Release v1.0 Dec 21, 2011

Air Dictate App Details

Air Dictate is an application developed by Avatron Software, Inc. and released on iOS. The app is compatible with iOS or later on the following devices: and or newer.

Below are the links to download the app on iOS. To download the app for Android, click here.

Developer site: Support

Quick Details

Current Version: 1.0
File Size: 3Mb
Genre: Utilities
Publisher: Avatron Software, Inc.
Content Rating: 4+
Users Rating: 4.50 (59 reviews)
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Air Dictate Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5
on January 19, 2012
This is an amazing app. I write medical textbooks. The dictation is very accurate. The amazing thing
Nicely Done!
Rated 5 out of 5
on January 16, 2012
I've downloaded many productivity apps, and most do their intended function. On rare occasions, like
Rated 3 out of 5
on January 13, 2012
I was hoping for something to help me grade lab reports more efficiently. While the dictation piece
Air Dictate
Rated 5 out of 5
on January 12, 2012
Simply Awesome!!!!
Very accurate
Rated 5 out of 5
on January 12, 2012
This app is amazing. It is near 100% accurate. I am a clinical microbiologist and I thought I woul
Simple, Elegant, and Powerful
Rated 5 out of 5
on January 11, 2012
Takes seconds to set up, and the speech-to-text accuracy is outstanding. It's the best $0.99 I've e
Outstanding App!!
Rated 5 out of 5
on January 10, 2012
This App works great with all my programs in my Mac including pages.

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