Auto-generated Transcripts and Captions

Computers are getting better at auto-generating transcripts and captions and can be a valuable part of the production process, especially when combined with manual review. Here are some products that can help:


Trint is a transcription services which allows users upload audio or video, transcribe it and correct errors. The transcript can then be exported in various formats, including MS Word, SRT and VTT.

Cost: $0.22 USD per minute

You-tube Captions

Everybody has probably seen You-tube's audo-captions in operation. You-tube allows you to edit auto-captions and then download them. Google will index the edited captions, thereby making your video easier to find by searching.

Cost: Free

IBM Watson

IBM also offers automatic generation of captions using its Watson Speech to Text technology.

Cost: $0.02 USD per minute

Other Tools

Sometimes you want to convert timed text files, such as SRT or VTT, into transcripts (TXT). There are several free online tools that will do this for you.

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