MacSpeech, Inc. Releases iListen 1.8

iListen Now Compatible With Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard”

SALEM, NH, November 30, 2007 – MacSpeech, Inc. today announced the
immediate availability of iListen 1.8, an update to the Macintosh
industry’s leading speech recognition solution, now compatible with Mac OS
X 10.5 “Leopard.”

iListen 1.8 includes new commands to support the new TextEdit and Finder in
Mac OS X 10.5, and Safari 3. In addition, significant enhancements to the
Voice Launcher, a few of which are Leopard-only, and to the Web Favorites
command sets are included in version 1.8.

The iListen 1.8 update is also a maintenance release that fixes reported
issues and adds other refinements to the Mac speech recognition solution.
The iListen 1.8 update is available free of charge to all registered
iListen 1.7 (and higher) customers, directly from the MacSpeech web site:


About iListen

iListen provides versatile and easy-to-use voice recognition for the
Macintosh. With easy set-up, iListen requires minimal training to allow
customers to speak in their normal, conversational voice for dictating,
editing and formatting text. Beyond dictation, iListen lets people navigate
their Mac and control it with their voice using familiar commands like
print, cut, copy, paste, etc. Thousands of customers depend on iListen
every day for everything from helping them control their Mac to writing
emails, reports, and even novels.

Price, Availability and Compatibility

The iListen 1.8 update is available today, free of charge, to currently
registered customers of iListen 1.7 (and higher). Upgrades from earlier
versions are available for US$39.95.

New iListen 1.8 solutions are available, with a choice of headsets,
starting at US$149. iListen 1.8 requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later.

About MacSpeech, Inc.

MacSpeech, a Mac-only company dedicated to producing the finest speech
products for Macintosh, is celebrating its ten year anniversary throughout
2007. Further information on MacSpeech and iListen can be found at