Audio to Text Converter

Easily transcribe your audio files to text with our audio to text converter software. Then take it a step further by analyzing your audio with Named Entity Recognition and Sentiment Analysis.

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How to convert audio to text with Speak Ai

Step 1: Upload your audio file or URL.

Speak allows you to upload multiple files or URLs for important and conversion to text. Speak is a great option as an audio to text converter online. This can be a mp3 to text transcription, m4a to text transcription or many other file types. 

Create an account and import your file from anywhere – your computer, a YouTube URL or any publicly accessible link.  

Speak Ai uses speech recognition to do mp3 to text online. We work with mp3 files and integrations like Google Drive to upload your mp3 files and other file types to convert them to text files.

When you sign up for an account, you get 30 minutes of transcription for free as well as access to advanced AI analysis that allows you to find keywords, topics and sentiment in your audio file. 

Step 2: Give us a moment while Speak works its magic.

Our audio to text software uses powerful automated transcription and AI analysis to convert recordings to text and get you a transcribed audio file within minutes. It’s easy to love our AI transcriber and is one of the reasons Speak is considered a top transcription software. 

For files longer than 10 minutes, it can take a bit longer to transcribe your audio but we’ll send you an email and in-app notification to let you know when it’s done. 

Depending on the quality of your audio, it’s possible that your transcribed audio will be up to 95% accurate and may only require minor edits. 

As an added bonus you get advanced AI text and speech analysis that gives more meaning to your transcript. 

Step 3: Edit your transcript or get it professionally transcribed.

If you don’t mind manually editing your files, you have access to an easy-to-use transcript editor built directly into Speak. The generated transcript is stitched to your audio which means that you can easily navigate through the transcript and audio file by clicking on the section you want to go to. 

If it’s a long transcript or if the accuracy is low, you can save time by ordering professional human transcription with just a single click. We have a transcription service and team of trained team of transcribers will then transcribe, proofread and submit your ready-to-use transcript directly to you. 

Step 4: Export your transcript in multiple formats.

Once you’re satisfied with the quality of your audio to text transcript, you can export it in a variety of formats including TXT, PDF, DOCX, SRT and more.

You can also generate SEO-friendly, brandable media players from within Speak to give your audiences an engaging way to view your content. If it’s for personal use, our media players are still a great way to view your transcript, analysis and the media file in one place. 

How can I benefit from converting audio files to text?

There are many benefits to using speech-to-text software to convert your audio files into text. Audio recording to text converters unlock many ways to grow your business which we will list below. 

From accessibility to increased on-page time, transcribing your audio can do wonders for both personal and business use cases.

Here are some of the top reasons to transcribe your audio to text: 

Make your site and media more accessible

With an increased focus on web accessibility standards and making all websites more accessible, it’s good to focus on improving accessibility of the media you host on your site. 

WCAG, ACA and other standards recommend that you provide a link to a transcript on the any audio or video file page on your site. Best practice however, would be to paste the full transcript on your page. 

You can also generate captions and subtitles that can be added to your audio or video files which makes your content more accessible for individuals with hearing impairments or even non-native language speakers. 

Everyone loves a good SEO boost

Nothing makes marketers, podcasters and site owners happier than a nice little SEO boost. And what’s the best way to get that SEO boost? By making your user (and Google) happy. 

Including keyword and context rich transcripts on a webpage is a great way to serve user intent which contributes to increasing page ranking factors related to good user experience. 

Not only will you start ranking for more keywords, but the inclusion of a transcript also allows users to read along with your audio or video which is great for user engagement. By creating more context for search engines, there is also a higher chance of your page being shown to more people. 

Converting speech to text is a great way to recall better

While some people are great at listening or watching something and digesting all that information, there are many more people who benefit from a visual learning approach. 

If you find yourself in that latter category, converting useful videos, tutorials and lectures into text can be a great way to improve your learning arsenal. A transcript gives you a full text solution that you can use for various purposes such as lecture notes, flashcards and Powerpoint presentations to name a few.

You speak faster than you type

The average typing speed is around 50 wpm while the average speaking rate is about 150wpm. In general this means that most people speak 3x faster than they type. 

Knowing this, wouldn’t it make sense to start transitioning to a speaking first approach to typing where typing plays an editing vs creation role? Using an audio to text converter is a great way to brainstorm and quickly get ideas from your brain onto a page. This approach is also very effective in allowing you to overcome writer’s block and get many ideas on a page for you to edit later.

In fact, this entire page started as an audio brainstorming session! Unlock the power of AI transcription services today with Speak. 

Want to know how to transcribe a YouTube Video? Check out the full guide to turning Youtube videos into valuable assets.

Our customers love us

I had 10 one-hour interviews that I needed to transcribe and analyze. Speak helped with that process immensely. Wishing you all the luck. I seriously think you have a winning product here.
Karen Shulman Dupuis
Coach at Centre for Social Innovation
As a person who spends hours per day brainstorming out loud I never had the ability to make sense of all of my thoughts. Speak Ai had the ability to synthesize hours of audio into useful insights.
Justin Finkelstein
Justin Finkelstein
Citi Technology Innovation Center, Founding Member
“This is super cool. I can definitely see the value in what you have built. We look forward to continuing to work with you and accessing this powerful technology.”

Ashley Conyngham
Ashley Conyngham
Director, Marketing & Communications, LEDC

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