Transcribe Alternatives

    Transcribe is described as 'Trascribe is a free online tool to help you with transcription of interviews or other audio files easily'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Transcribe, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is oTranscribe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Transcribe are Express Scribe (Freemium), Listen N Write (Free), Scripto (Free, Open Source) and pmTrans (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 8, 2019

    1. 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
    2. 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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    3. 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).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Omeka
      Scripto is a free, open source tool for enabling community transcriptions of document and multimedia files.
      • 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. Main Features - Support for mp3 and wav files.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.

      Discontinued

      Development ceased in 2014, the software can still be downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.
    4. VoiceWalker is a transcriber's tool, designed to help you transcribe audio or video recordings.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      What is Sonal ? Sonal if a free software for qualitative research. It lets you collect, organize, transcribe and code and analyze audio/video files.
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    5. In a nutshell, Transcriber Pro is transcription media player integrated with text editor designed for manual transcription of audio and video recordings.
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