How to convert M2V to closed captions with automated transcription
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Upload the MPEG-2 Video file(s) (*.M2V) from your computer, Dropbox, Google Drive, or by dragging it on the page.
Choose the language spoken in the uploaded M2V file. We support over 37 different languages including Russian, Chinese, Spanish, and English. Click the 'Start Transcribing Now' button.
Sonix will then automatically transcribe the audio from your M2V file and convert it to a simple text format. Grab a cupcake, it will take only a few minutes.
Use the Sonix AudioText Editor to polish your transcript before we convert it to a caption file. Simply type in your browser to correct any words in your transcript.
Click the 'Export' button. Choose either 'Subrip subtitle file (.srt)' or 'WebVTT file (.vtt)' from the dropdown to download the closed caption version of your M2V file. You can also adjust the character length and time duration length of each caption.
That's it! Your M2V file has now been converted to closed captioning and is ready for the next step in your workflow!
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Frequently Asked Questions for MPEG-2 Video (*.M2V)
What is a M2V file?
M2V files are usually raw video files and thus, will not have any audio to be transcribed. They are normally designed to be multiplexed (also known as ‘muxed’) where audio data and other streams (including subtitles) are added before authoring (creation of a master or a DVD master). Thus, while you won’t be transcribing M2V files directly, you can easily transcribe with Sonix the audio stream that you will mux with the M2V file to create fast, accurate subtitle SRT files. M2V files are usually an extracted video-only version of a MPEG-2 file, but they can also sometimes contain audio files. They are also commonly seen with M2As, AIFs or WAV audio files before authoring.
Does Sonix transcribe video files with a *.M2V file extension?
Yes, Sonix does automatically transcribe video files with a .M2V file extension. Sonix is an online video to text converter. Convert any audio (mp3, m4a, wav, ...) or video (m2v, mp4, mov, avi, ...) file to text without installing any software! Sonix quickly and accurately transcribes *.M2V files and converts them to text in a subtitle format.
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Create closed captions from your MPEG-2 Video files with Sonix
Sonix transcribes your audio and video files in over 37 languages so they are easy to search, edit, and share. Sonix is an online, fully-automated speech to text service that quickly converts MPEG-2 Video files to captions. Sign up today and start transcribing.
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