The Best Apps to Transcribe Audio Files to Text in 2021

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When it comes to choosing an app to transcribe audio, quality and accuracy is critical. Whether you’re writing important articles or taking notes for class, you need to be able to trust the app. The best apps deliver accurate transcriptions, quick turnaround times and a way for you to easily edit the files you’re given. Many apps say they can do all of this in a convenient way, but which is the best app to transcribe audio to text? We’ll help you decide.

Use an App to Transcribe Audio

Most people are living, working and learning on-the-go. With multiple deadlines, creative personal projects and more to juggle, it’s important to be efficient with your time and energy. Apps are one of the keys to mobility and efficiency in your work. If you haven’t tried using an app, or even an online service for text transcription, we recommend it.

Here are your best speech to text app options.

Best Apps to Transcribe Audio Files to Text

1. Rev Voice Recorder

Rev offers a free voice recorder & audio recorder that will record & create audio files that you can transcribe directly from your phone. Use your phone’s microphone or plug an external mic into your phone and hit record. The Voice Recorder app will organize your files and send directly to Rev for transcription. This allows you to get an accurate text file delivered to your inbox quickly and effortlessly, transcribed by human professionals at 99% accuracy rates.

2. Temi Record and Transcribe App

Temi has a “Record and Transcribe” App, which uses world class speech recognition technology to live transcribe your recordings. AI transcription is less accurate than the human transcription option offered by the Rev Voice Recorder app, but is instant and about 80-85% accurate. This makes it easy to record and transcribe lectures, meetings, and more in real time. You can download the Temi App for iPhone here or the Temi App for Android here.

3. Rev Call Recorder

Similar to the Rev Voice Recorder, Rev’s free Call Recorder app uses Rev’s elite speech recognition services to deliver accurate transcripts. As the name suggests, Rev’s Call Recorder will record phone calls that you can send directly to Rev for high quality voice to text transcriptions. It’s a great transcription app for phone interviews in particular.

How to Transcribe Audio Files to Text Online

1. Send Your Audio File

Transcribe Audio to Text Upload

Send us the URL of your media file here, or upload the recorded audio file itself to our safe and secure network.

You can choose Rev’s human transcription services ($1.25 per minute, extremely accurate) or the automatic speech recognition services (25 cents per minute, but less accurate).

2. Place Your Order

Place your order and our professional network of 50,000+ transcriptionists will get to work. You may need to sign up for a free account with Rev if you do not have one currently.

3. Receive & Download Your Text File

You’ll be notified in an email when your file is ready and you can access your text file instantly. You can also use our world-class Transcript Editor to make final edits to your transcript if needed, and download your transcript in a variety of text formats.

What You Should Know About Transcribing Audio to Text with an App

Ultimately, the best app to transcribe audio is the one that fits into your existing workflow. You want something that provides accurate transcriptions at an affordable price and something that you can rely on no matter what the circumstances are. Any of these apps will transcribe your audio to text, but the one that works for you is the best one.

Learn More About Transcriptions

To learn more about transcriptions, including the services Rev provides, check out our website. We offer AI and human transcription, plus we give you a variety of file choices for delivery.

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