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Easily and instantly edit your transcripts using Speak's intuitive and efficient transcript editor. Save 80%+ of your time and money with Speak's transcript editor today!

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How to edit transcripts with Speak

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Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your 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 audio and video transcription included.

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

Step 2: Upload your 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 the desired language from the language dropdown menu to automatically transcribe. If you have audio, you can use our audio-to-text converter.

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

Accepted Audio File Types

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

Accepted Video File Types

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

Publicly Available 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.

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.

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 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 audio or video

Our automated transcription software will prepare your transcript in seconds.

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!

You may be interested in how to transcribe in different 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?

Speak offers highly competitive pricing for transcription compared to other transcription solutions. For a starting user, Speak offers automated transcription for only $0.025 USD per minute. That is only $1.50 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 transcription per month please contact us through live chat and we will set you up with a customized price per minute to make transcription even more affordable!

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

What Can You Transcribe?

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

And so much more!

How To Export Transcripts

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

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

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

How To Generate Captions

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

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

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