How To Create Icelandic Subtitles

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How to Create Icelandic Subtitles for Audio and Video

The Icelandic language is spoken by over 360,000 people, mainly in Iceland, but also in parts of Canada, Norway, Sweden, and the United States. It is a North Germanic language, related to other Scandinavian languages, such as Norwegian and Swedish. Icelandic is one of the oldest languages in Europe, with original texts dating as far back as the 9th century.

Subtitles are becoming increasingly important for audio and video content, as more and more businesses and content creators are recognizing the benefits of making their content accessible to a wider, global audience. Creating subtitles in the Icelandic language can help to boost engagement, increase viewership, and improve the overall quality of the content.

What Are Subtitles?

Subtitles are the written words that accompany spoken dialogue in films, television shows, and other audio and video content. They are typically used to provide translation of foreign-language dialogue, or to transcribe speech for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers. Subtitles are different from captions, which also include descriptions of sound effects and other non-verbal audio.

The Benefits of Adding Subtitles in the Icelandic Language

Adding subtitles in the Icelandic language to audio and video content can provide numerous benefits. It can help to expand the reach of the content, allowing it to be enjoyed by a much larger audience, both in Iceland and around the world. Subtitles can also help to improve the overall quality and accuracy of the content, providing a more accurate translation of the spoken dialogue.

Subtitles can also be beneficial for businesses and content creators. They can help to increase engagement and viewership, as subtitles make it easier for viewers to follow and understand the content. They can also help to increase search engine rankings, as search engines are more likely to rank content that is properly subtitled.

Creating Icelandic Subtitles with Speak AI

Speak AI is an innovative speech recognition and natural language processing platform that makes it easy to create Icelandic subtitles for audio and video content. With over 70,000 users, it is one of the most popular and reliable transcription services available.

The platform is designed to make it easy to create Icelandic subtitles for audio and video content. With its automated transcription technology, it is able to accurately transcribe spoken dialogue in the Icelandic language, and then convert it into subtitles. It also offers a range of other features, such as automatic translation, text to speech, and language identification.

Speak AI is the perfect solution for businesses, marketers, and researchers who want to create Icelandic subtitles for their audio and video content. It is a powerful, reliable, and easy-to-use platform that provides a range of features to help make the process easier.


Creating subtitles in the Icelandic language can provide numerous benefits, both for content creators and viewers. Speak AI is an innovative platform that makes it easy to create accurate Icelandic subtitles for audio and video content. With its powerful transcription technology and range of other features, it is the perfect solution for businesses, marketers, and researchers who want to make their content more accessible to a wider global audience.


Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your Icelandic subtitling, you first need to create a Speak account. No worries, this is super easy to do!

Our team is happy to give you a 7-day trial with 30 minutes of free Icelandic audio and video subtitling included.

To sign up for Speak and start your Icelandic subtitling, visit the Speak app register page here.

Step 2: Upload your Icelandic file(s) for subtitling

We typically recommend MP4s for video or MP3s for audio.

However, we accept a range of audio and video file types. Once you upload your file all you have to do is select "Icelandic" from the language dropdown menu to automatically subtitle in Icelandic.

You can upload your Icelandic file for subtitling in several ways using Speak:

Accepted Icelandic Audio File Types

  • Icelandic MP3
  • Icelandic M4A
  • Icelandic WAV
  • Icelandic OGG
  • Icelandic WEBM
  • Icelandic M4P

Accepted Icelandic Video File Types

  • Icelandic MP4
  • Icelandic M4V
  • Icelandic WMV
  • Icelandic AVI
  • Icelandic MOV
  • Icelandic FLV

Publicly Available Icelandic URLs

You can also upload media to Speak through a publicly available URL.

As long as the file type extension is available at the end of the URL you will have no problem importing your recording for automatic Icelandic subtitling and analysis.

Icelandic YouTube URLs

Speak is compatible with YouTube videos. All you have to do is copy the URL of the YouTube video (for example,

Speak will automatically find the file, calculate the length, and import the video.

Please make sure you use the full link and not the shortened YouTube snippet. Additionally, make sure you remove the channel name from the URL.

Speak Integrations

As mentioned, Speak also contains a range of integrations for Zoom, Zapier, Vimeo and more that will help you automatically subtitle your media.

This library of integrations continues to grow! Have a request? Feel encouraged to send us a message.

Step 3: Calculate and pay the total automatically

Once you have your Icelandic audio or video file ready and load it into Speak, it will automatically calculate the total cost (you get 30 minutes free in the trial - take advantage of it!).

You can pay by subscribing to a personalized plan using our real-time calculator with included minutes.

You can also add a balance or pay for uploads without a plan using your credit card.

Step 4: Wait for Speak to subtitle your Icelandic audio or Icelandic video

Our automated subtitling software will prepare your Icelandic subtitles in as little as a few minutes. Generally, Speak takes about half the audio or video length to produce the subtitles and insights.

Once completed, you will get an email notification that your Icelandic subtitles is complete. That email will contain a link back to the file so you can access the interactive media player with the Icelandic subtitles, analysis, and export formats ready for you.

Step 5: View and edit your automated Icelandic subtitles​

Want to tackle the subtitles edits yourself? All good! Once you receive your automated subtitles you have the option to edit your subtitles at any time.

Easily update speaker names, find and replace, and get your automatic Icelandic subtitles up to full accuracy with our intuitive subtitles editing system.

Step 6: Export your Icelandic subtitles and share interactive media players

With Speak, you can easily export Icelandic subtitles to many formats.

Below is a list of options for exporting your Icelandic subtitles in Speak:

  • Export Icelandic subtitles to SRTs
  • Export Icelandic subtitles to VTTs

A more effective way of sharing subtitles is through a shareable media library that includes the media file, AI insights and interactive subtitles.

There is so much more that you can do with Speak to enrich the value of your media and subtitles.

Never hesitate to send us a message on live chat - we are always here to help!

We talked about Icelandic subtitling here, but you may be interested in how to subtitle in other languages instantly and easily with Speak's intuitive subtitling and natural language processing software.

We’ve shared resources below on all the languages Speak can help you subtitle!

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How Much Does It Cost To Subtitle Icelandic?

Speak offers highly competitive pricing for Icelandic subtitling compared to other subtitling solutions. For a starting user, Speak offers automated Icelandic subtitling for only $0.06 USD per minute. That is only $3.6 USD per hour!

We also scale our pricing based on media volume and can offer even bigger discounts to large customers.

So, if you have over 100 hours of Icelandic subtitling per month please contact us through live chat and we will set you up with a customized price per minute to make Icelandic subtitling even more affordable!

You can learn more about how to subtitle Icelandic with Speak and the relevant pricing on the website pricing page and the in-app pricing page.

What Can You Subtitle In Icelandic?

  • Subtitle Icelandic interviews
  • Subtitle Icelandic videos
  • Subtitle Icelandic audio
  • Subtitle Icelandic earnings calls
  • Subtitle Icelandic focus groups
  • Subtitle Icelandic meetings
  • Subtitle Icelandic phone calls
  • Subtitle Icelandic YouTube videos
  • Subtitle Icelandic Vimeo videos
  • Subtitle Icelandic Zoom recordings
  • Subtitle Icelandic Google Meet recordings
  • Subtitle Microsoft Teams recordings
  • Subtitle Icelandic podcasts

And so much more!

What Other Languages Can Speak Subtitle?

Speak already has users from over 90 countries and we continuously get requests to subtitle and analyze in different languages.

So, we continuously add more languages to Speak! Here are just some of the growing list of languages that Speak offers:

There are now many more added!

You can see the entire list of languages Speak supports through both the software and APIs.

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