Need to transcribe audio to text? Descript’s unmatched speech-to-text capabilities can help you convert audio quickly and precisely into a text file. And it does something magical: it lets you edit your audio by editing the text, just like a doc.
Experience the magic of Studio Sound on your audio clip. You just need an audio recording that’s no longer than 5 minutes and no more than 25mb.
Find an audio recording that you want to transcribe. Maybe it’s on your hard drive, or your phone. Maybe it’s in your junk drawer, beneath some old batteries, surrounded by loose paper clips and pens that don’t work.
Drag and drop your audio file into a Descript project.
Start editing your newly transcribed audio — to make a podcast, a polished voice memo, or whatever you want.
Descript makes it easy to transcribe audio files into text. Simply create a project, select the audio file you want to transcribe, and wait a few seconds for your accurate transcription. Descript also makes it easy to correct any inaccuracies, so you can quickly take your transcript from highly accurate to perfect.Whether you're a YouTuber, vlogger, podcaster, or simply wanting to transcribe an audio file, Descript’s advanced speech recognition technology ensures precise and accurate transcriptions every time, and our simple, intuitive user interface makes it easy to get started.Sign up for free today and see how easy it is to create searchable transcripts of your audio files.
With our most recent updates, Descript’s transcription is better than ever.
Automatic transcription will save you a step when you’re importing media; rather than confirming that you want to transcribe, Descript just starts transcribing.
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Descript uses state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and machine learning to take your audio files and give you a highly accurate transcription of that audio in minutes.
Yes, you can use Descript to create captions for videos. Simply select the video file you want to add text to, transcribe the audio, and then use Descript’s Fancy Captions feature to add the text to your video in a few clicks.
Far from it. With tools like automated Filler Word Removal, Overdub voice synthesis, Studio Sound voice enhancement, and text-to-speech editing, Descript uses AI and other advanced technological stuff to streamline your entire production workflow — so you spend more time creating content, and less on the technical drudgery.
Yes! Descript supports transcription for 22 languages: Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Malay, Turkish, Polish, Dutch, Hungarian, Czech, Swedish, Croatian, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Slovak, Catalan, Lithuanian, Slovenian, Latvian, (and English).
Descript can read WAV audio formats from nearly every popular source. Whether you have an audio recording on a mobile device like an Android, an iOS device like an iPad or iPhone, or even something you recorded directly into Windows or Mac, Descript’s transcription software can take that audio and turn it into editable text for your project.