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Webinar Transcription Services: How to Get a Webinar Transcript

Webinars have grown in popularity in the last few years, along with the general growth of all types of video conferencing. A webinar is a live virtual event that takes place online, usually using video conferencing platforms and webinar software.  They are usually educational and involve lots of dialogue between the presenter and the participants…

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Guide to Getting a YouTube Video Transcript

Just say it! More and more businesses realize that saying it is quicker and more conclusive than typing it out. Documentation via YouTube video has become the norm in presenting new product and useful instruction to consumers, business partners, and employees. According to a Forbes article by Jessica Baron, “The popularity of video is also…

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How to Transcribe Spotify Audio to Text Online

Podcasts have become a force to be reckoned with in the past decade. While initially known for music streaming, Spotify, in particular, has become the second-most popular place on the Internet to listen to podcasts. With over 200 million listeners around the world in 75 countries, it’s no wonder that podcasters have been looking to…

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Closed Captions

How to Add Subtitles and Captions to Camtasia

Adding Captions and Subtitles to Your Camtasia Studio Project Camtasia offers three methods for adding captions and subtitles to your videos. One option is to type in the captions manually. The second option is to sync captions from a script file, but this approach to Camtasia captioning is a Windows-only feature. So, let’s focus on…

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Zoom Closed Captioning: How to Caption & Subtitle Zoom Meetings and Recordings

The popularity of remote meetings, webinars, and video conferencing has led to an incredible rise in popularity of Zoom Video Communications. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has further emphasized the importance of being able to hold remote meetings and conferences. The Zoom software is fairly easy to use, but one frequently asked question is how to…

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How to Turn on Closed Captions on Your TV

Content creators and broadcasters are increasingly striving to be as accessible as possible to their audiences. Closed captions on television are now more frequent and used by a large part of the population, and not just the deaf and hard of hearing community. Before we dig into how to turn on closed captions on your…

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Foreign Subtitles

Subtitle Meaning: What Does “Subtitle” Mean?

Korean director Bong Joon Ho made a compelling case for subtitles to a Golden Globes audience. Clutching the award for best foreign-language film, Parasite, he shared some advice in his native tongue.  That 1-inch-tall barrier is a bar at the bottom of the screen containing text and context for viewers. Those subtitles do a lot.…

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Spanish Subtitles: The Importance of Adding Spanish Subtitles to Videos

You can create added value for your audience by making proper use of Spanish subtitles. Those who aren’t in the business of creating videos might think that Spanish subtitles and closed captions are the same. However, they’re quite different. Captions are a transcription of dialogue while subtitles are a translation, usually of English captions. Nevertheless,…

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How To Meet Amazon Prime Video’s Standards for Captions and Subtitles

If you’re an independent video creator who wants to distribute your work on a major streaming media platform, Amazon Prime Video is absolutely one of your best bets. Amazon offers a huge and growing subscriber base. You can send your video directly to Prime Video free of charge, and then earn revenues when members buy…

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Automatic Transcription

How To Automatically Transcribe Audio

If you’ve ever spent hours manually transcribing a voice recording, you know how tedious the process is. Rewind, replay, pause, type, repeat. It takes, on average, four hours to transcribe one hour of audio. But there is an easier way. Simply upload a high-quality audio file on Rev and we’ll automatically transcribe it for you…

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Guide to Getting a YouTube Video Transcript

Just say it! More and more businesses realize that saying it is quicker and more conclusive than typing it out. Documentation via YouTube video has become the norm in presenting new product and useful instruction to consumers, business partners, and employees. According to a Forbes article by Jessica Baron, “The popularity of video is also…

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How to Transcribe Spotify Audio to Text Online

Podcasts have become a force to be reckoned with in the past decade. While initially known for music streaming, Spotify, in particular, has become the second-most popular place on the Internet to listen to podcasts. With over 200 million listeners around the world in 75 countries, it’s no wonder that podcasters have been looking to…

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How to Convert or Transcribe MP3 to Text Online

Recording audio for an MP3 file isn’t hard to do. The hard part is converting or transcribing your MP3 into text. At least, it used to be the hard part until Rev.com made audio transcription simple…and fast…and affordable. How to Get Your MP3 File Transcribed When you need an MP3 recording (or any audio recording)…

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Other Resources

Rev.com Pricing Guide

Pricing for Rev Services Here we outline the details and costs of each Rev.com service offered. 99% Accurate Audio & Video Transcription Pricing Rev charges $1.25 per minute of audio or video. For example, a 30-minute clip costs $37.50. Timestamps and verbatim are options that cost an extra $0.25 per minute each. “Rush” transcripts cost…

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What is the Best Timecode Generator?

Choosing the Best Timecode Generator One of the most iconic images that we all associate with movie production is the clapper board. Things have come a long way since then, with almost all video now recorded on digital cameras. Yet, the reasons for using clapper boards with times and other data written on them still…

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What is WER? What Does Word Error Rate Mean?

Automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology uses machines and software to identify and process spoken language. It can also be used to authenticate a person’s identity by their voice. This technology has advanced significantly in recent years, but does not always yield perfect results.  In the process of recognizing speech and translating it into text form,…

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