How Sonix converts speech to text
Super fast transcription
Our fully-automated and secure speech-to-text systems typically transcribe a 30-minute audio recording in 3-4 minutes.
Edit text in the browser
It's like an online word processor with the audio stitched to the text. Click on a word and the audio will play. Highlight, edit, comment, and share.
Export in dozens of formats
Sonix has an export format for your needs. Subtitles, captions, MS Word, Google docs, and many more. Integrates with Adobe Audition, Premiere and FCP.
Automated transcription features for everyone
Upload most audio/video file formats from your local computer or select them from Dropbox and Google Drive.
Fully automated transcription
No human involvement. Transcribe in minutes, not days. Secure SSL encryption on data upload/download and storage.
Transcribe over 35 languages
Our advanced language models can quickly transcribe your audio in over 35 different languages. See all supported languages.
Synchronized audio & text
Speech-to-text in a revolutionary new way. Click on any part of the transcript and play the audio or video from that exact moment.
An in-browser word processor so you can polish a synchronized transcript while listening to the audio/video file.
Search your entire archive
Every word is automatically indexed. Quickly jump to the exact moment when something was said in a specific audio/video file.
Variable playback speed
Slow down or speed up playback to simplify your editing process.
Translate your transcripts
Our cutting-edge AI can translate your polished transcripts for better accessibility for your worldwide audience.
After a lot of editing, some words might no longer align to the audio. We can regenerate the word-by-word timecodes.
Adjust start timecode
We can automatically shift all word-by-word timestamps for you by a specific timecode (includes milliseconds) or by framerate.
Word confidence levels
We show the high confidence words in black and the low confidence ones in orange so you know where to focus editing.
Improve accuracy! Add words or phrases to your custom dictionary and Sonix will always transcribe them that way going forward.
Find and replace
Quickly replace multiple mispellings with the press of a button. Best used when replacing proper nouns.
Highlight important text
Highlight text with multiple colors to categorize and easily collaborate. We'll show you the starting and ending timestamps.
Mark insignificant sections of text in your transcript with our strikethrough feature, we'll skip over them in playback.
When you select text, you can easily download a short audio clip of only the selected words.
Auto-pause when typing
Smarter editing. The audio/video automatically stops playing when you edit a word and auto-resumes when you stop typing.
Copy with timestamps
Copy the text along with the timestamps to your clipboard. Made specifically for folks who love making paper edits.
Integrated video player
Upload videos and see them side by side with your transcript. It's very helpful especially when you are making captions.
Subtitles and closed captions
Automated & timestamped. Easily customize and export SRT and VTT to your favorite media workstation, YouTube, Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter.
Export only specific sections of your media file or the transcript to multiple formats like Microsoft Word (*.docx), text (*.txt), Subrip (*.srt), and Web Video Text Tracks (*.vtt).
Share transcripts (read only)
Let colleagues view your transcript by sharing with them a private readonly link.
Organize with folders
Keep all your transcripts and audio/video files in one location, organized the way you like it, and readily accessible.
SEO-friendly Media Player
Make your audio & video content more accessible and leverage search engine traffic by embedding our SEO-friendly media player.
Adobe Audition integration
Speed up your workflow. Export a .sesx file, we'll automatically add markers with descriptions and help you with rough cuts.
Adobe Premiere integration
Quickly edit movies. We'll automatically add markers, captions, and do rough audio/video cuts for you.
Final Cut Pro X Integration
Need subtitles? Want metadata automatically added to your clips? We auto generate FCPXML to make your life awesome.
Avid Media Composer Integration
Create captions and subtitles in seconds. Quickly import caption data from Sonix into Avid and start polishing your subtitles.
Automated transcription features for Premium and Enterprise
Share transcripts (with editing)
Premium & EnterpriseInvite colleagues to view and edit your transcripts with a secure email invite.
Customize media player
Premium & EnterpriseCompletely customize the media player to better match your site's look and feel. Change text, background colors, and even upload your logo.
Premium & EnterpriseGrant multiple users access to your team's shared folder. Add an unlimited number of members to your team.
Premium & EnterpriseFive user permission levels help you manage what each team member can access and do.
Premium & EnterpriseAll subscription and transcription costs for your team will be consolidated into one invoice.
Online transcription for our lovely customers
Speed matters when you have a deadline. Quickly transcribe interviews and press conferences in minutes. All transcripts are fully searchable.
Improve your show's SEO and provide your readers another way to consume your amazing content. Readily available transcripts help with show notes.
Fully automated and secure. No humans can access your cutting-edge research. Quickly transcribe and index your hours of research interviews and focus groups.