Speak Ai vs Descript

Speak Ai is a great automated transcription alternative to Descript that allows you to analyze and edit video and audio content directly in your browser. 

If you’re here, it means that you’ve been trying to find a podcast transcription service that ticks all the boxes for your needs. We’re glad we’re on your list of top choices and wanted to help you make the right decision. 

You’ll find a detailed explanation of what we do at Speak Ai and why you should consider using us as an alternative to Descript. 

There’s also a top level overview for anyone who just wants a quick summary. 

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Descript

Pricing (USD)

Free to Start

Free to Start

Text Analysis
✅ Yes
❌ No

Embeddable Recorder

✅ Yes
❌ No
Human Transcription
✅ Yes
✅ Yes
Speech to Text
✅ Yes
✅ Yes
In-App Recording
✅ Yes
✅ Yes

Sentiment Analysis

✅ Yes
❌ No
Named Entity Recognition
✅ Yes
✅ Yes

Capture, analyze and share content in browser

It’s no secret that Descript has great desktop software that allows you to get automated transcription from your recoded content. 

However, for many people, an additional app is either something they can’t or don’t want on their desktop. 

With Speak Ai you can capture, analyze and share content directly from your browser. Our Web app allows you to get the job done without having to interrupt your workflow. We also have a Google Chrome extension beta that allows you to capture content from any page you want. 

Generate custom landing pages from your content

You can use Speak Ai to create customized experiences for your listeners or customers. 

Add your logo, brand colours, select specific relevant insights and allow people to navigate to the moments in your audio, video and text that they care about. 

Every landing page also gives you options that work within your SEO strategy. Don’t want the page to be indexed and accessible by search? You can turn that off easily. 

If you need to share sensitive content, you can generate password protected branded pages which are securely stored within the Speak platform. 

Do more than just transcribe

You can use Speak to go beyond simple transcriptions. Get actionable insights that can inform messaging and topic selection. 

Not only do we provide exceptional transcriptions with the help of our amazing human transcription team, but using the Speak platform you can gain information that goes beyond just keywords. 

Need to understand how many brands were talked about in an interview? We pull those out for you and you can navigate to the exact moment the brand mention appears with a simple click of a button. 

It doesn’t stop there. You can pull out data on locations, topics, people, websites and create unique experiences for your clients that make your content more accessible. 

Understand general tone with sentiment analysis 

Being able to identify tone and sentiment within a body of text is a powerful tool that can be used by everyone from marketers to researchers. 

With Speak you are able to automatically identify the positive and negative moments across your media files. 

Build your own products using our Speak APIs

Collaboration has the power to bring out new ideas and push us all forward. 

Are you a developer? Looking to develop your own tools?

Connect with our APIs to capture and analyze audio, video and text. 

Zapier integrations to connect with hundreds of applications

Having the power to automate various aspects of your life and workflow greatly empowers you to spend your time on more productive activities. 

We’re building out a whole suite of Zapier integrations to allow you to connect Speak to your Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail, Twilio, WordPress and others. 

Feel free to check out our available integrations and try us out. You can also sign up for updates as we roll out new features.

tl;dr – Summary of Speak Ai vs Descript

We’re big believers in giving people the information they want in a concise and insightful way.  it’s why we created Speak Ai in the first place after all. 

You can use Speak as an alternative to Descript or even as a complementary service. Not only do you get automated transcription but we supercharge your content by allowing you to showcase key moments with keyword, sentiment and insightful analysis. 

However, if you are looking for a dedicated podcast and video editing tool, it doesn’t get much better than Descript.  

Speak Ai is for you if: 

  • You need an all-in-one solution for transcription, sentiment analysis and data analysis of various media
  • You want the power to analyze aggregated data in a meaningful way
  • You want to easily generate branded landing pages from your content
  • Don’t want to download a desktop app for your transcription needs

You might be better served using Descript if all you need is: 

  • Podcast and Video Editing
  • Dubbing Audio
  • Subtitles

If you still need to read more before you make a decision, head back to the alternatives page. 

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