Installing Vocola

Installing dragonfly

on windows 7 with windows speech recognition

  1. git clone, or download dragonfly ( for python 3)
  2. Run CMD as administrator
  3. Run 'python' to check version (2 or 3, and 32-bit or 64-bit)
  4. Go into latest version of pywin32 in sourceforge (
  5. Download and install appropriate version of pywin32
  6. cd into the git directory that you downloaded dragonfly to
  7. Run ' --verbose build'
  8. Run ' --verbose install'

on windows 7/10 with natlink/Dragon Naturally Speaking

  1. git clone, or download from dragonfly from h:// (older version at, and
  2. git clone, or download from dragonfly-modules from Look for modules elsewhere on github, if you are interested.
  3. unzip them both. In a directory you can reference. Like c:\dragonfly
  4. cd \dragonfly\dragonfly-master . Or to wherever you unzipped it to
  5. python install
  6. python build
  7. Run cmd as admin
  8. run C:\NatLink\NatLink\confignatlinkvocolaunimacro\ (still as admin)
  9. Add a directory (like C:\Python38-32\Lib\site-packages\dragonfly\mydragonfly or c:\dragonfly\mydragonfly) and enable it as your user directory in
  10. restart dragon naturally speaking
  11. cd \dragonfly\dragonfly-modules\command-modules. (Or to whereever you unzipped it to.) See if there are any modules you want to use.
  12. add your python scripts in the user directory you enabled