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AliceApp.ai
Voice recorder and transcription phone app built with journalists in mind. Fast, safe and cost-effective.

VoxTab
Transcription, voiceover, captioning, and subtitling services for people, businesses, and institutions worldwide.

TakeNote
A UK-based transcription services that work closely with many of the large newspaper publications in the UK and with many freelance and independent journalists.

LiveScribe and Sound Notifications
Transcription app from Google Play store.

Grain
Record and transcribe Zoom meetings and interviews.



Otter.ai Transcription Tool
Uses AI on phone app and desktop tool to transcribe audio for free.

Video: How to Use Otter.ai to Transcribe Audio
From CUNY’s Jeremy Caplan.

WayWithWords
Transcription tool.

Nibity transcription tool

Verit.ai transcription

Transcribe Me

Deepgram
Free audio transcription tool.

Ebby.co
Fast and accurate audio transcription.

Google Recorder (Android App)

oTranscribe
Free web app for transcription

VoiceBase.com
Machine transcribed video tools. $50 free credits to start. Just upload audio file through the web app.

HappyScribe.co
Transcribe interviews in minutes. 10 cents per minute.

izitext.io – Your Instant Transcriptionist
A transcription tool for journalists and podcasters. It will make 80% of transcription work automated and help you edit/polish faster than the traditional way. It’s also much cheaper (6$/audio hour) than many other services.

AliceApp.ai
Voice recorder and transcription phone app built with journalists in mind. Fast, safe and cost-effective.

Subly
Video creation platform which makes the process of subtitling videos for social media much easier by automatically transcribing them in a matter of minutes.

Descript
Audio word processor. Good for transcribing audio from interviews. First 30 minutes are free and paid after that.

Recordly
Transcription tool.

Sonix
Speech to text transcription tool. Free trial.

Scrintal
Scrintal is a audio and video transcription and analysis tool. Apart from receiving the transcripts of podcasts for SEO and editing purposes, journalists can store their interview material and analyze.

LiveScribe and Sound Notifications
Transcription app from Google Play store.

VoxTab
Transcription, voiceover, captioning, and subtitling services for people, businesses, and institutions worldwide.

TakeNote
A UK-based transcription services that work closely with many of the large newspaper publications in the UK and with many freelance and independent journalists.

How to Use Amazon Transcribe
Walk-through from Dan Nguyen.

Trint
Digital transcription tool. $12 an hour.

Rev
Transcription for $1 per minute. Also video captioning and document translation.

Temi
10 cents a minute transcription tool comes in both a web version and iPhone app. You can use the app to record the audio or your own recorder.

Grain
Record and transcribe Zoom meetings and interviews.

Alice: Transcription Tool Built for Journalists

Google PinPoint
Load audio into the interface and the AI tool transcribes it and timestamps where the quote was in the audio so you can replay it. The site also analyzes .PDFs and other documents.

WReally Transcribe Tool
Upload audio and it will transcribe the text.

Vox: Video Transcription Desktop Tool

Tomedes: Transcribe Audio to Text Tips

Transcribe
A free web app designed to take the pain out of transcribing recorded interviews.

GIJN: Recording Audio on a Smartphone

oTranscribe
Web app to transcribe audio interviews.

Screencast: Using Online Tools to Transcribe Audio

Genially
This site lets you tag photos with audio and a lot more.

Transcribe Tool
Load an audio file and you can transcribe it. Fast, efficient. Great tool for reporters doing long, in-depth stories.

Field Recorder
Android app that is great for recording phone conversations.

Headliner.app
This tool lets you make social media videos for free. It also allows you to export audio from video, transcribes it and drops it into video as a caption.

Amara
Caption and transcribe any video.

SpeakerText
Transcribes video/audio. Costs $2 a minute. First five minutes free.

The Best New Ways to Transcribe
An overview of 28 tools for turning audio into text. From Jeremy Caplan at CUNY. Many of his tools and resources appear on this page as well.

Transcription Tools Twitter List
Subscribe to this list from CUNY’s Jeremy Caplan to track all of the tools.

Cleanfeed
Multitrack, multi-party live audio and recording using only a browser. Tool is free.

BBC: How to Record a Phone Call on an iPhone

Speechtext AI
AI-powered transcription service with human accuracy. SpeechText.AI focuses on industry-specific transcriptions and helps journalists to accurately transcribe interviews. SpeechText.AI can use one of several machine learning models to transcribe audio files based on the original type of the audio.

BBC Blogs College of Journalism: How to Record a Phone Call on Your iPhone

Remote Recording Tools
Tips, software and tools for recording remote interviews.


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