Alternatives to Express Scribe for all platforms with any license

  • Scripto

    Scripto is a free, open source tool for enabling community transcriptions of document and multimedia files. It is designed for institutions and organizations such as...

    Free Open Source Web Omeka

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  • parlatype

    Offers adjustable speed, rewind-on-pause, timestamps, use with foot pedals and macros for LibreOffice

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • pmTrans

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Listen N Write

    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).

    Free Windows

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  • TranscriberAG

    TranscriberAG is designed for assisting the manual annotation of speech signals. It provides a user-friendly graphical user interface (GUI) for segmenting long duration...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • VoiceWalker

    VoiceWalker is a transcriber's tool, designed to help you transcribe audio or video recordings. VoiceWalker lets you play back the sound in a controlled way, with...

    Free Windows

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  • Transkripshun

    Open source transcription software for Linux, Windows, and Mac. Comparable to ExpressScribe. Press F2 to play/pause. Press F4 to rewind 3 seconds.

    • The software allows you to press macro keys to pause, rewind, and play audio -- just like Express Scribe. There is no pedal integration though but everything else works out of the box. The author also clearly states that they're not adding a UI unless asked to do so. ki4jgtDec 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • When I use Express Scribe, I use it with a foot pedal, so I can concentrate on typing what's being said in the dictation I'm transcribing. Transkripshun not only doesn't appear to support pedals, but has little to none in the way of a UI. gdwaynewarnerNov 2017 Disagree   Agree

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