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User Research Teams and Rev


Mar 18, 2019

User Research Teams and Rev

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Rev is a great service for anyone looking for transcripts, but it can also be leveraged to optimize your team’s workflow. Today, nearly every large company has a user research team, and the workflow of a UX team can easily be streamlined with Rev’s services and features.

Rev helps you and your team get to work faster. You shouldn’t have to wait days for a transcript to be returned to you or be constantly pausing and replaying recordings in an effort to take notes. With Rev, you simply submit your audio file and get a timestamped transcript back within 12 hours.

Whether you’re transcribing your research yourself or even using another vendor, Rev can save you time and money.

Rev TranscribeMe FocusVision Voxpopme UserTesting Standard $/audio minute $1.00 $1.25 $2.90 / min & Subscription required     Subscription required     Subscription required     Extras:  Multiple speakers Accents  Timestamps Verbatim  Free Free $0.25 $0.25  $0.50 Free $0.25 $0.75 Total $/audio min $1.50 $2.75 Standard turnaround 12 hours 2-3 days 48 hours

Using Rev, UX teams have

Tripled interview capacity through:

  • On-demand transcript ordering
  • Out-of-the-box cloud storage sync (like Dropbox and Google Drive)
  • Mobile app for transcription app

Captured more relevant insights:

  • Editor tool to quickly annotate, edit, and share transcripts
  • 99% accuracy
  • Verbatim transcription option

Editing suite

Use our browser-based editor to customize your transcripts and collaborate with your team.

  • Share your edited, interactive transcript (text and audio) with internal stakeholders
  • Read along with your audio/video using our interactive transcript player to catch verbal and non-verbal cues
  • Edit, annotate, and customize your transcript

File-sharing integrations

Further increase your team’s efficiency by easily automating your transcription workflow.

  • Send orders to Rev by simply dragging audio/video files into a folder in your cloud storage and receive the completed transcript in a separate folder
  • Integrations with: Google Drive, DropBox, and S3
  • Receive per second pricing instead of the standard per minute pricing

Centralized team accounts with individual logins

For account managers:

  • Centralize your team’s billing information
  • Consolidate data under one account
  • Add team members and manage their permissions

For team members:

  • Individual login credentials for every user
  • Ability to place orders individually using centralized billing


  • Receive detailed invoices monthly
  • Split invoices by PO numbers or users to speed up expense attribution

Security and Privacy

We handle sensitive information with the care it deserves.

  • Set up auto-deletion of data
  • All of our professionals have signed NDAs and strict confidentiality agreements
  • Rev professionals only complete work on our secure platform
  • We are happy to sign additional NDAs, or we can supply one for you
  • We adhere to GDPR compliance regulations


  • Automatically submit source files to Rev and receive the completed transcripts without having to log into the Rev platform
  • Receive per second pricing instead of the standard per minute pricing (e.g. a 5min 30sec audio file would cost $5.50)
  • Timestamps are included for free with our API (normally $0.25 per minute)

Interested in learning more?

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In the meantime, here are some resources to learn more about Rev’s transcription services and how other UX teams incorporate transcripts into their workflow:

Tips for Using Transcription in User Research

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