About Happy Scribe
Happy Scribe uses the latest voice recognition technology to transcribe video to text within a few minutes. We accept over 15 video file formats including AVI, MOV, FLV, WMV, QT, and MP4. There is also no file size limit and we are able to transcribe over 119 languages and accents, including English, French, German and Spanish.Transcribe my video
Transcribing video to text is essential for a number of reasons. First, with a subtitle file you can easily generate captions and subtitles for your video. This increases the accessibility of your content and provides a way for the millions of individuals worldwide that are hearing impaired to engage with your video. Second, a video to text convertor can help boost SEO because Google can’t index audio. Furthermore, the subtitles generated from the video to text convertor help increase increase engagement with your video because most people view videos on their mobiles without sound.
A video to text converter converts the audio of video files into a text document. Video-editors, journalists, researchers, and students transcribe video to text as part of their everyday tasks. Online video transcription tools uses artificial intelligence to transcribe video to text.
The amount of time it will take to transcribe video to text depends on the length of your video, the quality of the video, and whether or not you transcribe the video yourself or use an online video transcription tool. If your video quality is good and you are experienced at transcribing text from video you can expect to take up to 10 times the length of a video. This means a 10 minute video can take close to 1 hour and 40 minutes to transcribe video to text. Then if you create your own time codes, this may take longer. In contrast, a video to text convertor can usually can transcribe video to text with timecodes in half the time of your video file. This means that you can transcribe a 10 minute video in around 5 minutes with an online video transcription tool.
An automated video to text convertor can transcribe video to text very quickly, in fact a 30 minute video can be converted in less than 5 minutes. Automated video to text convertors usually have a 90-97% accuracy depending on audio quality and technical jargon. A human transcriber takes substantially longer to transcribe video to text. Turnaround times range from 24 hours to several days. As a human is doing the work, the cost is also substantially higher. However, results are at least 99% accurate.
Each online video transcription tool provider accepts different file types. It is best that you ensure that the video to text converter that you plan to use accepts your file format, has no file size limit, and can transcribe your required language.
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By syncronizing audio and text within a light and friendly interface, we've made transcription super easy.
We recognise when the speaker changes. You just have to write their name.
Highlight & comment
Adding comments is useful when collaborating with colleagues
Add timestamps where you want in the text. (Can be exported)
You can export in Word, TXT, SRT, VTT, STL, HTML, AVID and Premiere Markers.
On Happy Scribe, you can share a view-only or editable page of your transcript.
Correct faster by looking only at the places where the algorithm struggled.