Welcome to the MDinTouch Transcription software platform. This section contains the steps necessary to install and configure the software components required to get your organization started.
If you encounter any problems during installation, you can email the MDinTouch support department at
This section explains what you should do to prepare for the installation of any MDinTouch software.
Before installing any MDinTouch software, make sure your PC hardware and software meets the following system requirements:
Processor: 1.3 GHz Intel or AMD family (32-bit or 64-bit)
TouchType 5 runs on the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 which comes preloaded on many newer versions of Windows. You should check to see if the .NET Framework is already loaded on your PC before attempting to install it.
Verify if the .NET Framework is already installed on your PC using these steps:
If during the prior step you discovered that the Microsoft .NET Framework is not installed on your PC, then proceed with the installation:
The MDinTouch UpdateAgent is a software component that runs on your computer and checks for patches, bug fixes, etc. TouchType 5 requires that the MDinTouch UpdateAgent 3 is installed, older versions of the Update Agent will not work with TouchType 5.
Begin by uninstalling any previous versions of the UpdateAgent:
To install MDinTouch UpdateAgent 3, use the following steps:
TouchType 5 software is required for Medical Transcriptionists to receive digital dictations and to transcribe/submit reports into the MDinTouch Platform.Make sure the following software components are installed on your PC before installing TouchType2:
Before typing in TouchType 5 it is necessary to make some minor configuration changes in Microsoft Word for Vista or Windows 7 users.
MDinTouch utilizes the Start Stop Voice Player as the default voice player application for our platform. If you plan on using Start Stop, you are required to purchase a Start Stop foot pedal prior to installation. If you have not purchased a Start Stop foot pedal from MDinTouch, please call our office prior to installation (866-774-0002).
(NOTE: If you have a voice player and foot pedals that support the DSS Audio format, then you can skip this section. See the TouchType2 User's Guide in the MT Resource Center for instructions on how to configure TouchType2 to use your existing voice player within the Options section)
In order to install the Start Stop Voice Player:
In order to configure the Start Stop Software:
The MDWebtop is an Internet based tool that allows Medical Transcription Managers to:
All that is required to access the MDWebtop is an Internet browser such as: Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox.
Use the following website address in your Internet browser to access the MDWebtop: http://www.mdwebtop.com
You can also create a shortcut on your desktop for easy retrieval using the following steps:
Refer to the following documents in the MDinTouch Support Center to learn more about TouchType5.
To begin creating your own Microsoft Word Templates for use within TouchType5, refer to the following documents: