How to Transcribe a YouTube Video

You don’t need to convert a YouTube video into mp4 to transcribe it. Simply upload the URL to Speak and get your free 30 minutes now. Check out the written article and video below on how to transcribe a YouTube video.

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Are you looking for a Youtube video transcript generator? You can transcribe Youtube Videos online to make all your YouTube videos more accessible and valuable.

No more relying on Google Docs for low-quality transcripts, you can use Speak for YouTube to text transcription online and get a YouTube video transcript instantly and automatically using Speak. 

Transcribe videos today and convert your YouTube video into an even better asset. 

Adding transcriptions to your videos has proven to increase reach and engagement. According to a study by Verizon Media, 69% of people watch videos without sound in public places, meaning you stand to lose 69% of potential audiences simply by not providing subtitles. 

YouTube automatically transcribes any uploaded video but exporting the transcripts is a hassle. To illustrate, we copy-pasted the transcript of a 16-minute video by TEDx Talks and the result was this: a 14-page document with no speaker identifications and hours of formatting required.

Speak Ai is a strong YouTube transcription tool that enables you to
turn a YouTube video into transcript. As a YouTube transcription service, you can convert YouTube videos into YouTube video transcriptions that you can embed on webpages or even export as SRTs to upload for captions in YouTube Studio. 

You can do this without having to pay a human YouTube video transcriber using automatic YouTube transcription, but if you do want to professional quality YouTube video transcriptions, we have a dedicated professional YouTube transcription service integrated into our software platform for you to use. No more voice typing! 

With Speak, you can get an export-ready transcript for free in a fraction of that time, along with built-in text and sentiment analysis. Here’s how.

How to transcribe a YouTube video for free

Step 1: Upload the YouTube URL to Speak

Speak doesn’t require you to download a YouTube video to transcribe it; all you need is to upload the URL in the dashboard, which you can access with a registered account. 

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Step 2: Upload your file

To upload the URL, simply select “New upload” before selecting the URL option and pasting the link in the provided area. Then, select “Proceed & Pay” for your free 30 minutes of transcriptions.

If you need more minutes, Speak has some of the most affordable pricing plans in the market. Additionally, you can get up to 50% off by building a custom plan tailored to your needs.

Step 3: Done!

Once Speak has prepared your transcription, you can conduct text and sentiment analysis or export it in one of many supported file types.

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