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Speak AI: How To Transcribe Indonesian

Indonesian is a popular language used in many countries across the globe, including Indonesia, Singapore, East Timor, and parts of Malaysia. It is the official language of the Republic of Indonesia and is the most widely spoken language in Southeast Asia. Indonesian is a standardized form of Malay and is closely related to other Malay languages, such as Javanese, Sundanese, and Acehnese.

According to the Ethnologue, Indonesian is the 14th most spoken language in the world with approximately 40 million native speakers and more than 200 million total speakers. It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations. With such a large number of speakers, it is no wonder why Indonesian transcription is becoming more and more popular.

What Is Transcription?

Transcription is the process of converting speech or audio into text. Transcription is typically used to capture meetings, conferences, interviews, and other audio recordings. It can also be used to transcribe video or audio files into text.

One benefit of transcription is that it makes audio and video content easier to search, store, and share. It also makes it easier to analyze large amounts of audio or video data. Transcription can also be used to create subtitles or closed captions for videos.

Benefits of Transcribing Indonesian

Transcribing audio and video in the Indonesian language has several benefits. It can help to improve the accuracy of speech recognition algorithms, which can be used to create more accurate and useful voice-enabled applications. It can also help to generate more accurate search results for audio and video content.

Transcription can also help researchers and marketers to better understand Indonesian culture and language. Transcription can help to uncover trends, insights, and patterns in the language that can be used to develop more effective marketing campaigns.

Transcribing Indonesian with Speak AI

Speak AI is a speech recognition and natural language platform that can be used to transcribe audio and video in the Indonesian language. With over 40,000 users, Speak AI is a powerful tool for transcribing Indonesian audio and video content.

Speak AI's transcription engine is powered by AI and deep learning algorithms. It can accurately transcribe Indonesian audio and video content with high accuracy. Speak AI also supports several languages, including Indonesian, English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

Speak AI can be used by researchers, marketers, and businesses to transcribe audio and video content in the Indonesian language. It can help to uncover valuable insights, trends, and patterns in the language that can be used to develop more effective marketing campaigns.


Transcribing Indonesian audio and video content is becoming increasingly popular. It can help to improve the accuracy of speech recognition algorithms, generate more accurate search results, and uncover valuable insights, trends, and patterns in the language. Speak AI is a powerful tool for transcribing Indonesian audio and video content with over 40,000 users. It can help researchers, marketers, and businesses to transcribe audio and video content in the Indonesian language and uncover valuable insights.

How To Transcribe Indonesian Using Speak

Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your Indonesian transcription, 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 Indonesian audio and video transcription included.

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

Step 2: Upload your Indonesian file(s) for Transcription

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 "Indonesian" from the language dropdown menu to automatically transcribe in Indonesian.

You can upload your Indonesian file for transcription in several ways using Speak:

Accepted Indonesian Audio File Types

  • Indonesian MP3
  • Indonesian M4A
  • Indonesian WAV
  • Indonesian OGG
  • Indonesian WEBM
  • Indonesian M4P

Accepted Indonesian Video File Types

  • Indonesian MP4
  • Indonesian M4V
  • Indonesian WMV
  • Indonesian AVI
  • Indonesian MOV
  • Indonesian FLV

Publicly Available Indonesian 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 transcription and analysis.

Indonesian 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 transcribe 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 Indonesian 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 transcribe your Indonesian audio or Indonesian video

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

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

Step 5: View and edit your automated transcript​

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

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

Step 6: Export your transcript and share interactive media players

You can export your transcript in PDF, Word, TXT, HTML and even more advanced formats like CSV or JSON depending on your plan.

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

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

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

We talked about Indonesian transcription here, but you may be interested in how to transcribe in other languages instantly and easily with Speak's intuitive transcription and natural language processing software. We’ve shared resources below on all the languages Speak can help you transcribe!

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How Much Does It Cost To Transcribe Indonesian?

Speak offers highly competitive pricing for Indonesian transcription compared to other transcription solutions. For a starting user, Speak offers automated Indonesian transcription 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 Indonesian transcription per month please contact us through live chat and we will set you up with a customized price per minute to make Indonesian transcription even more affordable!

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

What Can You Transcribe In Indonesian?

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

And so much more!

How To Export Indonesian Transcripts

With Speak, you can easily export Indonesian transcriptions to many formats.

Below is a list of options for exporting your Indonesian transcripts in Speak:

  • Export Indonesian transcripts to Word Docs
  • Export Indonesian transcripts to PDFs
  • Export Indonesian transcripts to CSVs
  • Export Indonesian transcripts to TXT files
  • Export Indonesian transcripts to HTML
  • Export Indonesian transcripts to SRTs
  • Export Indonesian transcripts to VTTs
  • Export Indonesian transcripts to JSON

How To Generate Indonesian Captions

If you are looking to subtitle in Indonesian or caption in Indonesian, Speak is a powerful solution. Speak’s automatic transcription software automatically generated Indonesian transcripts with timestamps that enable Speak to quickly create SRT and VTT files necessary for Indonesian captions and Indonesian subtitles.

What Other Languages Can Speak Transcribe?

Speak already has users from over 90 countries and we continuously get requests to transcribe 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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