Accurately transcribe any audio or video file

Whether you’re transcribing a podcast or creating subtitles for a video project, Descript’s easy-to-use free transcription software offers accurate transcription with the click of a button. You can upload any video or audio file and Descript will transcribe it for you in a matter of minutes.

High-quality transcription in 22 languages

Descript supports audio and video transcription in: Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Malay, Turkish, Polish, Dutch, Hungarian, Czech, Swedish, Croatian, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Slovak, Catalan, Lithuanian, Slovenian, Latvian (and English).

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How to transcribe audio & video

You can transcribe audio recordings or videos to text in several different ways. The method you choose will determine how long it takes.

Step 1

Drag and drop the high-quality audio or video file that you want to be transcribed into Descript and let the automatic transcription get to work.

Step 2

Review your text transcription in the text editor and make any additional changes to the document, including removing filler words like “uh” and “um.”

Step 3

Export your transcription as a pdf, srt, rev, vtt, or other editable text files.

High-quality transcription in 22 languages

Descript supports audio and video transcription in: Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Malay, Turkish, Polish, Dutch, Hungarian, Czech, Swedish, Croatian, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Slovak, Catalan, Lithuanian, Slovenian, Latvian (and English).

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White Glove offers verbatim transcription without reliance on speech recognition and delivers perfect transcriptions for your audio/video needs.

For an easy and accurate transcription tool, look no further than Descript.

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Create a podcast, a video, and all your social assets using Descript. It’s as easy as editing a doc.