How to upload dictations with the SpeechLive Desktop App

You can upload dictations from your computer or connected dictation devices to SpeechLive using the SpeechLive Desktop App.

If you used the old SpeechLive upload client before, using the SpeechLive Desktop App offers you many benefits:

  • No need to copy/paste a connection code

  • No need to keep SpeechLive open in your browser

  • Keep the SpeechLive Desktop App running in the background and automatically upload dictations from your devices as soon as they are connected

  1. Please uninstall the old SpeechLive upload client.

  2. download_icon.svgDownload the SpeechLive Desktop App on your computer.

    The SpeechLive Desktop App is only available for Windows 10 (64-bit) and Windows 11 (64-bit).

  3. Start the downloaded installation file and follow the installation process.

  4. Start the SpeechLive Desktop App from the Windows start menu.

  5. Enter your SpeechLive credentials to sign in.

    [Note]Note
    • Use the Stay signed in option so you don't have to re-enter your credentials later.

  6. Click on Upload dictationssl-desktop-app_upload-button.png.

    Additional steps for typists:

  7. Choose the files on your computer or from a connected device and click Upload.

    X The status of the upload will be shown in the Status field of the app and you will also receive a notification that the upload has started.

    X Once the upload is completed you will receive another notification with a summary of the upload in the notification area of your computer.

Automatically upload dictations from a device

  1. Go to the Settings of the app, here you can choose Upload dictations from device and activate the Automatic upload setting.

    [Caution]Caution

    You can also choose Delete after upload, this will delete the dictations from your device after the upload is finished.

    [Note]Note
    • Activate Minimize to tray to keep the app running in the background. As soon as you connect a device, the automatic upload will start (when activated).

    • Typists can use the Change default author option to change the author that automatically receives all manually or automatically uploaded dictations.

  2. Connect the device to your computer.

    The automatic upload is supported for Philips PocketMemo DPM8000, DPM7000, DPM6000, Olympus DS-7000 and DS-9000 devices.

    X The status of the upload will be shown in the Status field of the app and you will also receive a notification that the upload has started.

    X Once the upload is completed you will receive another notification with a summary of the upload in the notification area of your computer.