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Sound recording option request

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Could we please have the option to turn off the "speech recognition feature" when using a microphone to record our voices? I'm finding it VERY useful to practice speaking and then listen to the recording of my voice.

The speech recognizer "feature" only seems to recognize whether syllables are happening, and it isn't very good at that, especially when the first syllables in a sentence are all fairly low-frequency, in which case the only way to get the approval of the damn recognizer is to speak....like.....this..., which isn't at all good for fluency practice.

And that happens about every third or fourth sentence.

In short, it isn't a feature, it's a bug, and I'd at least like to be able to turn it off, while still having the benefit of recording practice.

Thanks!

August 12, 2013

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