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How to convert audio to text in 4 simple steps

If you hate the idea of sitting there with headphones retyping what you hear, then Sonix has the right solution for you. No one likes to manually transcribe an audio file, it's tedious, time-consuming, and very prone to errors. Depending on the complexity of the audio, it can take over 4 hours to transcribe a simple 30 minute conversation. Follow these 4 simple steps to easily convert audio to text with no effort at all.

Step-by-step guide to convert audio to text

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If you have a bunch of audio files, but do not remember what was said in each, automated transcription can make your life a whole lot easier. With the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, converting the audio to text has gotten a lot easier and more affordable. Just upload your audio files to Sonix and we will have our powerful computer models convert the audio to text. We also have a powerful text editor that you can use to fine-tune the transcript.

Step 1: Create a Sonix account

You'll need a Sonix account to access cutting-edge artificial intelligence and our advanced language models so that we can help you convert your audio to text. It only takes you a minute to create the account and confirm your email address.

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Step 2: Upload your audio file

Sonix accepts most of the commonly-used audio file formats. Simply upload the file from your computer or from your Dropbox / Google Drive. Then, choose the language that was spoken in that audio file. Our advanced speech-to-text algorithms will take it from here.

Step 3: Polish the text transcript

Our automated transcription will not be 100% accurate especially if names or other proper nouns were spoken. Please spend a few minutes in our advanced text editor to polish the transcript. Simply click on a word to jump to that moment and play the audio from there.

Step 4: Download the text transcript

We have many different file formats for you to download the text transcript. Simply click the “Export” button and select how you'd want to download your text transcript: Microsoft Word, Text, SRT, VTT, and more!

It's easy to convert audio to text with Sonix 🚀

Sonix has converted tens of millions of audio files to text for companies, organizations, researchers, students, and other individuals worldwide. Converting audio to text is easy with the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, and Sonix has been rated as the most accurate by far.

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