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How to Order Transcripts Online

Ordering a transcript is a quick and easy process. This page will walk you through how to order a transcript online. We’ll explain how our various transcript services work. Finally, we’ll show you how you can buy your transcript using a credit card or PayPal.  Start by pointing your browser at our transcript services page.  You’ll…

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Spanish Audio & Video Transcription: Transcribe Spanish Speech to Text

Did you know approximately 7.6% of the global population speaks Spanish? That’s 580 million people. Spanish also has one of the largest populations of native speakers around the world (second only to Chinese). That’s a whole lot of people that your brand isn’t reaching if you aren’t thinking about accessible communication in Spanish. Now, think about…

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Best Speech-to-Text Apps for iPhone

Access to mobile speech-to-text services is increasing, and it’s important to consider transcript quality when selecting which app you want to use. If you are utilizing speech-to-text for personal use, selecting a high-quality speech-to-text service may be less critical than if you are using a transcript for business, journalism, or accessibility purposes. We gathered some…

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Closed Captions

How to Add Captions and Subtitles in Flowplayer

What is Flowplayer? Flowplayer has positioned itself as, perhaps, the most powerful platform of live broadcasting. Already many top industry professionals have switched to it for their video player needs. Flowplayer is an open-source project that allows anybody to stream videos towards their pages, using their own server. Essentially, it successfully cuts out the middle…

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How to Use Rev’s Different Captioning Integrations

Closed captions and subtitles are a great way to improve the content value of your videos. Captions increase the accessibility of your content and make it easier for people to view your videos in quiet environments. They also make your content discoverable to a wider audience through translated subtitles and improved SEO rankings. The quality…

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How to Upload a Transcript to YouTube

Transcripts and captions help increase your search engine rankings using the words within your video to help viewers on search engines like Google find your content. In addition, when speech and sounds are turned into text, those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing gain access to your content, effectively expanding your viewing audience. Even people who…

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Foreign Subtitles

How to Download YouTube Subtitles as Text & Transcript Files

Subtitles are an easy and highly effective way to make your video content more accessible to a wider audience. First, multilingual subtitle options benefit people who don’t speak the audio’s native language. But they also benefit people who may be Deaf or hard-of-hearing, as well as people who choose to watch your video without sound…

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How to Download Subtitle SRT Files

Foreign language films are very popular, in part, because they are accessible to more people when they use English subtitles. Unfortunately, it can be costly to hire a standard translator to watch your videos and provide an additional SRT file. Here’s how you can affordably create and download subtitle SRT files on your own, from…

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How to Get Open Subtitles

Open subtitles, or burned-in subtitles, are an easy and popular way to display subtitles in your videos. Unlike traditional closed captions and subtitles, open subtitles are hard-coded into your video file and can’t be turned off. They’re particularly useful if you produce videos and movies intended for international distribution. Open subtitles and captions are also…

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Automatic Transcription

Best Speech-to-Text Apps for iPhone

Access to mobile speech-to-text services is increasing, and it’s important to consider transcript quality when selecting which app you want to use. If you are utilizing speech-to-text for personal use, selecting a high-quality speech-to-text service may be less critical than if you are using a transcript for business, journalism, or accessibility purposes. We gathered some…

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What Does ‘Voicemail Transcription Not Available’ Mean?

iPhone’s automatic transcription of voicemails is extremely convenient for people who need readable records of their messages. But this AI-based service doesn’t always work well. The voicemail transcriptions can be inaccurate, incomplete, or missing altogether. It’s not uncommon to find the error message “transcript not available” when you access your visual voicemail.  This can be…

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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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How-to

How to Add Captions and Subtitles to Plex Movies, TV Shows, and Videos

Plex is a media streaming platform that allows you to watch movies, tv shows, and personal videos from any device. If you have media files with embedded subtitles or a separate sidecar caption file, you can view the closed captions and foreign subtitles on your device during playback. This article will explain how to add…

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How to Get a Quote for Rev Pro

If your business has recurring transcription or captioning needs, or you have high-volume projects, it might be beneficial to consider a Rev Pro plan. Rev Pro offers organizations a scalable, customized solution for all speech-to-text needs. In addition to centralized billing and advanced user management features that provide seamless account access for all members of…

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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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