Transcription Tools: Learn About Rev’s Free Tools for Transcripts

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Whether they’re for an interview, class lecture, a meeting, or legal matter, high-quality transcription services can be lifesavers. They ensure accuracy, prevent misinterpretation, keep teams in sync, and save time. 
To create the best transcripts, we have several tools to help. They make the transcription easy, simplify workflows (like editing and sharing), and streamline the recording process. 

These tools are free with Rev’s 99% accurate human transcription service and our affordable, automated transcription—where transcripts are generated by artificial intelligence.
Here’s a quick overview of each.

1. A High-Quality Transcript Editor 

The Rev Transcript Editor helps you review, annotate, and collaborate on your transcribed audio or video files. The editor does this by providing several powerful features. An embedded media player ensures word-for-word accuracy by allowing you to read along. Timestamps and search help identify where information is located. And whether you’re working alone or with a team, the editor makes adding notes, comments, or highlighting text uncomplicated. Transcripts can even be downloaded and shared in three different file formats (Microsoft Word, PDF, or text).

2. The Call Recorder App Transcribes Phone Calls & Interviews

Rev’s Call Recorder App makes transcription for incoming or outgoing calls effortless. The app eliminates the hassle of typing while talking or creating audio files of your phone call with other devices. The app, currently on iPhone, offers free and unlimited recording for all phone calls. It lets you transcribe a previous call in a few taps. Sharing is also fast with email, Dropbox, and other sharing services.

3. Our Voice Recorder App Enhances Mobile Recording

Interviews, memos, lectures, and meetings are easily placed on the written page with the Voice Recorder App. It allows an unlimited number of recordings. Users can trim a piece of audio without fuss, and as with all Rev’s tools, there are a wealth of sharing options. The Voice Recorder App allows you to send audio files via text, email, Dropbox, Slack, and a host of other apps. What’s more, it’s beautifully basic with a one-tap-record button on startup. This free tool captures and transcribes audio from anywhere.

4. Get Transcriptions Services on Any Device with the Online Voice Recorder

No smartphone or recorder? No problem. We have you covered with our Online Voice Recorder, that’s accessible from any browser. Record from your device of choice, be it a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. The purpose of this tool is to be as helpful and frictionless as possible. A transcription requires only a couple of clicks to create an order that will be processed in 12 hours or less. Plus, even if you’re not looking for a transcription, the tool allows you to download an MP3 file of your recording free.  

5. Make Edits On the Fly With the Online Audio Trimmer 

If you need to cut excess audio off a recording, Rev’s Online Audio Trimmer lets you do just that. The Online Audio Trimmer accepts seven different audio file types and provides trimming controls to customize your file’s exact length. The trimming can cut unusable audio with heavy background noise. What’s more, both the Online Audio Trimmer and Rev’s Online Voice Recorder provide secure and encrypted privacy for your uploaded files. The tool will not store any files or information. 

After you’re finished trimming your audio file, you can order a transcript straight from the tool.

6. The Rev API for Developers 

For developers, we also offer the Rev AI API to connect our transcription software to developer apps & software. The RESTful API gives developers the power to create apps connected to our high-quality transcription and caption services. Developers just need to integrate apps with our API, swap in production keys when ready, and start placing orders.

7. Free Word Error Rate Calculators for Developers

Ever wanted to test Google’s speech recognition API against Amazon’s? Or Microsoft’s speech recognition API against Rev has built a suite of developer tools in Github designed to give users the ability to test automatic speech recognition engines.