What are some of the best & most popular transcription software available today? Researching what is "the best transcription software" can be a little overwhelming. There are a lot of different answers, a lot of companies promote a free software, that is free in a very limited capacity. Also speech to text software comes up … Continue reading Best Transcription Software
What is the difference between audio transcription software and speech to text software? A speech to text software allows the user the user to talk into a microphone at their computer and what the users says is then typed out in a text document. Dragon's Naturally Speaking learns your voice over time, making the speech … Continue reading Audio Transcription Software or Dictation Software?
This article is a brief introduction to timecode and how it relates to transcription. If you'd like a technical definition of timecode then read Wikipedia's definition of timecode, this article strictly deals with timecode transcription. A transcriptionist will encounter timecode when a video editor or producer requests a transcript with timecode. Timecode is a time reference … Continue reading Timecode Transcription Overview
Wave Agent: A Great Solution for Timecode Transcription One of the best ways to send audio with time code is a broadcast wave, or BWF file. A BWF has the same file extension as a normal WAV file. A BWF looks like any other WAV file for example "Track1.wav." However if you're not sure if … Continue reading Wave Agent: A Great Solution for Time Code Transcription
In the past being a transcriber was more difficult. More often than not you would be working with audio cassette tapes, which meant the tapes would be shipped to you and shipped back, or you would pick them up in person, or work in an office. The audio quality was often poor, tapes can get … Continue reading Transcription Equipment – What You Need
Prior to the digital age audio transcription was completed using tape cassettes. Media producers would record their interviews, focus groups, and speeches on a tape and send them to a transcriber. The process would sometimes involve an additional step of exporting footage from a camera or videotape onto an audio cassette. Nowadays we have the … Continue reading Audio Transcription in the Digital Age