oTranscribe Alternatives

    oTranscribe is described as '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' and is an website in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to oTranscribe, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and SaaS. The best alternative is Express Scribe, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to oTranscribe are Listen N Write (Free), parlatype (Free, Open Source), Scripto (Free, Open Source) and Transcribe (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 30, 2021

    1. Express Scribe 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.
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    2. 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).


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      minimal audio player for manual speech transcription.
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      • Omeka
      Scripto is a free, open source tool for enabling community transcriptions of document and multimedia files.
    3. Trascribe is a free online tool to help you with transcription of interviews or other audio files easily.
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      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. Main Features - Support for mp3 and wav files.
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      TranscriberAG is designed for assisting the manual annotation of speech signals. It provides a user-friendly graphical user interface (GUI) for segmenting long duration speech recordings, transcribing them, labeling speech turns, topic changes and acoustic conditions.
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    4. Automatic audio to text transcriptions in 10+ languages. Uses a deep learning process called automatic speech recognition (ASR) to convert speech to text quickly and accurately. Perfect for interviews, podcasts, focus groups, research.
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      Transkripshun - Transcription software for Linux, Windows, and Mac. It's free and open source under the GPL3. Got frustrated having no transcription software for Linux. So, I decided to write my own.
    5. VoiceWalker is a transcriber's tool, designed to help you transcribe audio or video recordings.
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