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How to Convert AMR to Text Online

Converting audio files to text online is an easy process when you use a professional transcription service. Online file conversion can save time and doesn’t require software downloads. Even older file types, such as AMR, can be converted to text.  What are AMR audio files? Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) is a compressed audio file type designed…

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Transcript File Formats: Guide to Different Transcription Formats

You can transcribe video and audio content on your own or use a professional transcription service, like Rev. Whichever route you take, it is important to be aware of the different transcription file formats available. The choice of the transcription file format will depend on the requirements of each task. Some of the issues to…

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What Does Clean Verbatim Transcription Mean?

If you’ve had audio or video files transcribed in the past, you probably found out that not all transcriptions are equal. How do you know if you’ll be reading through transcripts filled with stutters and “yeahs” when you just want to get to the heart of what the speaker is saying? Or, on the other…

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Closed Captions

How to Add Open Captions to a Video

When is it useful to add open captions to videos? Maybe you want to produce the next viral social media ad. Perhaps you’ve produced an indie film for a foreign film festival. Using open captions can be the difference in getting your message across to your intended audience. This article will explain why you would…

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How to Add Closed Captions & Subtitles to YouTube Videos

It’s no secret that adding closed captions and subtitles to your YouTube videos gives you a competitive advantage over other YouTubers. Closed captions and subtitles improve your content by: Helping you grow your channel & reach a global audience (subtitle services translate your videos) Providing a way for the hard-of-hearing to enjoy your content…

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How to Add Captions and Subtitles in Filmora9

Captioning invites those who are hard-of-hearing as well as individuals who enjoy video with the sound turned off. The best way to get the most efficient Wondershare Fimora9 subtitles is to do so by importing SubRip Subtitle (SRT) files. The SRT file serves as a frequently used type of closed caption format. This type…

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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

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 in Filmora9

Captioning invites those who are hard-of-hearing as well as individuals who enjoy video with the sound turned off. The best way to get the most efficient Wondershare Fimora9 subtitles is to do so by importing SubRip Subtitle (SRT) files. The SRT file serves as a frequently used type of closed caption format. This type…

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How to Transcribe a Facebook Video to Text

If you’re looking to get your video content in front of many eyeballs, you’d better be posting on Facebook. Right now, video accounts for roughly 11% of Facebook posts. Facebook videos accrue up to 8 billion views per day. Between video ads, live streams, posts, and stories — that’s a lot of video content reaching a…

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How to Add Captions & Subtitles to Lifesize Recordings

Remote working is growing in popularity, especially amid the pandemic. As more teams increase their remote workforce, it becomes critical for teams to communicate via video conferencing software. While video conferencing software is a stellar way to stay connected, studies show that employees forget up to half of the information presented within one hour of the meeting. Within…

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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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