Microsoft Speech

View Microsoft Speech's voice recognition software for your business. Includes info on Microsoft Speech, reviews, pricing & FAQs.

Updated on April 21st, 2023

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Updated 25th of January 2023

Updated pricing to reflect Microsoft Speech's comprehensive offers.

Microsoft Speech is cloud-based voice recognition software that allows developers to add speech-driven actions to their applications, including real-time interaction with users.




Speech to Text: Standard

5 free audio hours /mo.

Speech to Text: Custom

5 free audio hours /mo. + endpoint hosting: 1 free model /mo.

Speech to Text: Conversation Transcription Multichannel Audio PREVIEW

5 free audio hours /mo.

Text to Speech: Neural

0.5 million free characters /mo.

Speech Translation: Standard

5 free audio hours /mo.

Speaker Recognition: Speaker Verification

10,000 free transactions /mo.

Speaker Recognition: Speaker Identification

10,000 free transactions /mo.

Speaker Recognition: Voice Profile Storage

10,000 free transactions /mo.

Bing Speech API by Microsoft Azure

Pros: Simple to use. Easy to configure. Good UI. High accuracy level.

Cons: The system needs improvement with dialects and accents.

Bottomline: Enables your business's developers to use speech-enabled features in your applications.

Key Information:

Legal Name

Microsoft Corporation


Bill Gates

Founding Date

Jan 01, 1975


NE. 5000 148th Ave., Redmond, WA 98052

Number of Employees


Number of Customers




1 (425) 882-8080



What is Microsoft Speech's price range?

Microsoft Speech offers free plans with limited monthly transactions.

Is there a free trial for Microsoft Speech?

Microsoft Bing Speech API offers free plans, which you can access on their website.