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Express Scribe Alternatives

Express Scribe is described as 'transcription software and audio player specifically designed for typists. Featuring foot pedal control, variable speed, speech to text engine integration and supports a number of audio formats including wav, mp3, wma' and is an app in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Express Scribe for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, SaaS, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Otter Voice Notes, which is free. Other great apps like Express Scribe are oTranscribe, Listen N Write, Sonix and ConvertSpeech.

This page was last updated Mar 21, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

Express Scribe transcription software and audio player specifically designed for typists. Featuring foot pedal control,...

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  1. Otter Voice Notes

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Otter is a smart note-taking app that empowers you to remember, search, and share your voice conversations (for English only). Web version is also available at otter.ai

  2. No more switching between Quicktime and Word. Pause, rewind and fast-forward without taking your hands off the keyboard. Interactive timestamps to navigate through your transcript with. Automatically saved to your browser's storage every second



  3. Listen N Write

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Listen N Write can be used to play and transcribe ordinary audio and video recordings (WAV, MP3, OGG, WMA, AVI, MPG, WMV, OGV, FLV, VOB, TS, etc).

  4. Sonix

    • Online

    Transcribe audio and video into text.

  5. ConvertSpeech

    • Online

    Simply select your MP3/WAV/MP4 or FLAC file and upload it to our engine. After some time of processing, you will be presented the transcript of your audio file. ConvertSpeech.com currently offers online speech recognition free of charge.

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  6. parlatype

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Parlatype is a minimal audio player for manual speech transcription, written for the GNOME desktop environment. It plays audio sources to transcribe them in your favourite text application.

  7. pmTrans

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    pmTrans (The Poor's Man Transcriber) is an open source tool for manual interview transcriptions and provides a multitude of ways to control the playback of audio files.

  8. Scripto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Omeka

    Scripto is a free, open source tool for enabling community transcriptions of document and multimedia files.

  9. Transcribe

    • Online

    Trascribe is a free online tool to help you with transcription of interviews or other audio files easily.

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  10. Transcriptable

    • Windows

    Transcriptable is transcription software that lets you transcribe faster by focusing on improving even difficult to hear audio, along with powerful sound, speed and equalizer controls.

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