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An online based transcription service for UK English audio recordings.

Last updated: 29 Sep 2017

EPPT allows users to encode image-based scholarly editions without having to know XML syntax. It automates or semi-automates repeating attributes, and provides templates to reduce errors and accelerate the encoding process.

Last updated: 9 Aug 2016

Scripto is an open-source tool for community transcription of documents, images, and multimedia files. Registered users are permitted to view digital files and transcribe them with an easy-to-use toolbar. The tool includes a versioning history and editorial controls to make public contributions more manageable, and supports the transcription of a wide range of file types.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 11 Jul 2016

Motor de (reconocimiento óptico de caracteres) para la creación de archivos electrónicos editables y de búsqueda de documentos en papel escaneados, archivos PDF y fotografías digitales.
Reconocimiento de imágenes de cámara digital y cámara de teléfono móvil
Reconocimiento de idioma
Integración completa con aplicaciones de Office
Conversión de PDF, archivo y seguridad

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 17 May 2016

Transana is open source software for the transcription and qualitative analysis of audio and video.

Last updated: 23 Feb 2016

Transana es un programa de computación que permite a los investigadores transcribir y analizar una gran cantidad de videos, audios y datos de imágenes.

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015

VoxcribeCC ofrece la tecnología de reconocimiento de voz y de temas de escritorio más precisa. Se utiliza para la transcripción de medios audiovisuales y subtítulos de video.
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Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 16 Jun 2015

InqScribe es un software de bajo costo y fácil de usar para generar transcripciones de archivos de audio o video. Cuenta con muchas características simples de personalización que hacen que sea fácil de usar y no hay características complicadas que puedan desorientar al nuevo usuario. Es la más adecuada para la transcripción, pero también se puede usar para crear subtítulos para videos (se puede configurar para exportar un video en el que figure la transcripción cuando se reproduce) e incluso para codificar información (es más apropiada para códigos que no requieren duraciones asociadas).

Last updated: 14 Jun 2015

Scripto es un motor para la externalización abierta de transcripciones de contenido que puede ser integrado con un sistema GUI para la personalización de transcripciones y con sistemas existentes de gestión de contenidos.

Last updated: 21 May 2015

El entorno de enlace texto-imagen (TILE, según las siglas en innglés) es una herramienta basada en la web que permite crear y editar ediciones electrónicas basadas en imágenes y archivos digitales de textos de las humanidades. Permite al usuario importar y exportar líneas e imágenes de texto transcritas, así como marcar la imagen, e incluye un reconocedor de oraciones semi-automático.

Last updated: 18 May 2015

SMHO - Sincronizador de Metadata de Historia Oral (OHMS en sus siglas en inglés) es un conveniente y eficaz recurso para el acceso a la historia oral ofreciendo a los usuarios -> la capacidad de contar con buscador a nivel de palabra , una transcripción correlativa con el tiempo (contexto) o conectar a la entrevista indexada el término de búsqueda textual al momento correspondiente en la entrevista grabada en línea.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 6 Apr 2015

Spoken Word - My Other Office Transcription Services is based in Toronto, Ontario, but serves clients across Canada and the United States. We strive to maintain our position as one of the best transcription companies through our guarantee of high quality product, quick turnaround times, and commitment to our customers’ satisfaction.

Last updated: 11 Feb 2015

EXMARaLDA (Extensible Markup Language for Discourse Annotation) is a system of concepts, data formats and tools for the computer assisted transcription and annotation of spoken language, and for the construction and analysis of spoken language corpora.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

VoiceWalker has fine-grained controls for playing back audio and video to facilitate transcription.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

A software application for the playback of audio recordings. SoundScriber offers specific functionality for researchers that wish to transcribe a recording. It was originally developed for use in the Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (MICASE) project and released for use by academics performing similar work.


  • Audio playback via installed audio codecs (e.g. Wav, MP3)
  • Variable speed playback
Code license: GNU GPL, Open source
Last updated: 29 Jan 2015

Dragon Dictation is a voice recognition application that allows you to speak and instantly see your text content from email messages to blog posts on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 21 Feb 2017

Express Scribe is a professional audio player software for PC or Mac that assists in the transcription of audio recordings.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

FOLKER is an editor for the transcription of audio recorded multiparty dialogue.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

MacSpeech Scribe is a transcription software that allows you to create your own personal transcriptions, and supports a wide variety of audio file formats.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Proofread Page is an extension for MediaWiki which allows you to edit transcriptions side by side with the page images. It is used on WikiSource for manuscript and early print transcription projects. Proofread Page supports workflow, but no markup.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Stories Matter is an oral history database that allows you to cut, index, and export audio and video recordings.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Transcript is a desktop-based manuscript transcription tool that supports word-processor style formatting.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Transcription Assistant is a tool that assists in transcription, and incorporates metadata about each image and transcription that may be used to search through an electronic library of transcriptions.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

InqScribe is a software for transcription and subtitling. You may view and transcribe audio or video side-by-side. You may insert blocks of text, time codes, as well as convert your transcript into a subtitled movie.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

The Annotator's Workbench is a software tool that enables users to create a collection from a set of existing video files, segment that collection, create annotations and assign vocabulary terms to the segments, and control access. This tool is part of the Ethnographic Video for Institution and Analysis (EVIA) Digital Archive Project at Indiana University and the University of Michigan.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

ELAN is a tool for creating annotations on multiple layers on audio and video resources. The textual content of annotations is in Unicode and the transcription is stored in XML.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014


F4 eases the transcription process of audio or video recordings and you can safe about 30% of your time. You can adjust the playback speed to your personal transcription speed. Further there is a foot pedal usable to control the playback. You can set automatically time marks, speaker change or text modules.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014
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