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How to Convert or Transcribe MP3 to Text

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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What Does ‘Transcribe’ Mean?

There are all sorts of reasons someone would need something transcribed — but what does “transcribe” even mean? What are the benefits, and who does the transcribing? That’s what we’re exploring in this article. Let’s look at what transcription services are, how they work, and what to look for in a transcriber. What are transcription…

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Closed Captions

How to Add Captions and Subtitles to VLC Media Player Videos and Movies

VLC Media Player is a free, open-source multimedia player compatible across platforms. Its user-friendly interface allows users to easily add captions and subtitles to videos and movies. In fact, there are several ways of doing so, whether you’re on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Here’s how. How do I put subtitles on VLC? There are two…

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How to Add Captions and Subtitles to QuickTime Player Videos and Movies

Captions are a simple way to make video content more accessible to people by allowing viewing without sound. This can be especially beneficial to people with hearing loss or who prefer not to listen to the audio. Videos can also be subtitled in multiple languages, giving video creators access to an international audience. The process…

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How To Meet Hulu’s Standards for Captions and Subtitles

With 20 million US subscribers and counting, according to its own estimates, Hulu is a highly alluring platform for video creators vying to distribute their content online. In fact, statistics from Comscore show that together with Netflix, Google, and Amazon, the three other members of the industry’s “big four,” Hulu accounted for 78.8 percent of…

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Foreign Subtitles

How to Add Captions and Subtitles to VLC Media Player Videos and Movies

VLC Media Player is a free, open-source multimedia player compatible across platforms. Its user-friendly interface allows users to easily add captions and subtitles to videos and movies. In fact, there are several ways of doing so, whether you’re on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Here’s how. How do I put subtitles on VLC? There are two…

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How to Add Captions and Subtitles to QuickTime Player Videos and Movies

Captions are a simple way to make video content more accessible to people by allowing viewing without sound. This can be especially beneficial to people with hearing loss or who prefer not to listen to the audio. Videos can also be subtitled in multiple languages, giving video creators access to an international audience. The process…

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How To Meet Hulu’s Standards for Captions and Subtitles

With 20 million US subscribers and counting, according to its own estimates, Hulu is a highly alluring platform for video creators vying to distribute their content online. In fact, statistics from Comscore show that together with Netflix, Google, and Amazon, the three other members of the industry’s “big four,” Hulu accounted for 78.8 percent of…

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Automatic Transcription

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How to Get Clear Voice Recordings

Are you a journalist talking with a key source? Or maybe you’re a focus group leader gathering opinions from product testers. Either way, recording interviews is an essential part of making sure you don’t miss important facts. You can replay these recordings later or use a service like Rev to order a full transcript of…

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How to Record Your Voice on an iPhone

You want to capture an interesting conversation with a colleague or save a passing thought, but you have no idea how. Don’t fret! The iPhone features tons of impressive capabilities such as the recorder or the Voice Memos app that comes pre-installed on all Apple’s mobile devices. This unique feature allows you to easily record…

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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 per minute of audio or video. For example, a 30-minute clip costs $30.00. Timestamps and verbatim are options that cost $0.25 per minute each. “Rush” transcripts cost an extra…

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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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