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.


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We gathered some of the best speech-to-text apps for iPhone that are sure to meet your needs quickly and affordably. 

Best speech-to-text apps for iPhone: 

1. Rev Voice Recorder 

Rev offers a Voice Recorder app that allows you to record and create audio files for free on your iPhone. Once you’ve selected which audio files you want to have transcribed, you can send them to Rev directly from the Voice Recorder app. Rev transcripts are quick, affordable, and transcribed by human professionals for 99 percent accuracy. Rev’s Voice Recorder app is the best option if you need high quality transcripts that are ready to be published or used in a professional setting. 

2. Temi Record and Transcribe App 

The Temi Record and Transcribe app offers real-time, live transcription as you record. Live transcription is provided by world-class AI speech recognition technology with 80-85 percent accuracy. Live transcription is available at a straightforward rate, charged per audio minute. You can access the final transcripts and order a “second-pass transcript” to improve accuracy and obtain downloading and sharing capabilities. 

3. Evernote

Evernote is a note-taking app that offers simple speech-to-text capabilities. You can record audio directly into the app, and AI technology will automatically produce a transcript of your speech. This option is great if you use Evernote to keep your notes and documents organized. However, the quality of the speech-to-text technology is somewhat low, making Evernote a better option for personal use.

4. Rev Call Recorder 

Rev’s free Call Recorder app is a great option if you want to transcribe a phone conversation. The call recorder allows you to record your phone call on the app, and then send the audio file to Rev directly. Rev’s leading speech-to-text AI and human professionals ensure that your transcripts are delivered quickly and 99 percent accurate. 

How to Transcribe Audio Files to Text Online with an iPhone

1. Send Your Audio File

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Send us the URL of your audio or video file here, or upload the recorded audio file or video 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 60,000+ transcriptionists will get to work. You will need to sign up for a free account with Rev if you do not have one currently.

3. Receive & Download Your Transcript (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 edits to your transcript, and download your transcript in a variety of text formats.


There are plenty of speech-to-text app options available for iPhone. When looking for a transcription service, quality and reliability are essential. The Rev Voice Recorder, Temi Record and Transcribe, and Rev Call Recorder apps will give you the most accurate transcripts at an affordable price.