Free Transcription Software

Transcribe your audio or video files with our manual transcription editor.

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  • Interactive Transcription Editor

    Our transcription editor is interactive and easy to use for novice transcribers and experts. All essential transcription features can be found in our editor.

  • Speaker labels

    You can easily add a speaker to each paragraph. If you need to change a name during the process, all occurrences of this name will change as well.

  • Play videos from YouTube, Vimeo, etc.

    Import your video directly from the video-hosting platforms without any issue.

  • Advanced shortcuts

    Work even faster with our smart shortcuts.

  • Insert timestamps

    A new paragraph and timestamp are automatically generated whenever you enter a new line.

  • Auto-loop

    Whenever you press "Pause", the playback will walk back a few seconds to help you adjust.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this editor free?

    Yes, absolutely!

  • Why is it free?

    Not everyone can afford automatic transcription and manual transcription is very tedious. On our free transcription editor, you have some nice shortcuts and features that will allow you to transcribe manually much faster.

  • What is the manual editor useful for?

    Happy Scribe's Manual Transcription editor is useful to edit a transcript of an audio or video file online. It has all the tools you need as a transcriber to get your file to text faster than ever.

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