How to convert MP3 to text: audio-to-text transcription
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Upload your MP3 Audio File file(s) (*.MP3) from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox, or by dragging it on the page.
Select the language (over 37 languages supported) that was spoken in your MP3 file, then click the button 'Start Transcribing Now.'
Sonix automatically extracts the audio from your MP3 file and converts it to text. It'll only take a few minutes so you can grab some coffee.
Use the Sonix AudioText Editor to polish your transcript. Simply type in your browser to correct any words.
Click the 'Export' button. Select 'Text file (.txt)' from the dropdown to download a text version of your MP3 file.
That's it! Your MP3 file has now been converted to text!
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Frequently Asked Questions for MP3 Audio File (*.MP3)
What is a MP3 file?
MP3 files are one of the most common audio file formats. Almost every player on any platform can open an mp3 file. The MP3 file format is a compressed file format with an intentional loss of audio quality. However, the loss should be negligible for the typical user. It was developed by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) and uses ‘Layer 3’ audio compression. The audio compression preserves the audio within a normal human’s hearing range, while discarding unnecessary information outside of that range. MP3 files are usually used to store music and audiobooks with ‘near-CD quality sound’ (aka Stereo at 16-bit), but due to the great compression algorithm, the file size is around 1/10th of the WAV or AIF file equivalent. The quality of an MP3 file depends largely on the compression bit rate. Common bit rates are 128, 160, 192, and 256 kbps. And higher bit rates result in higher quality files that also require more disk space. MP3 files are easily handled and transcribed by Sonix, please try to upload higher bitrate quality audio files which will improve your transcript’s accuracy.
Does Sonix transcribe audio files with a *.MP3 file extension?
Yes, Sonix does automatically transcribe audio files with a .MP3 file extension. Sonix is an online audio to text converter. Convert any audio (mp3, m4a, wav, ...) or video (mp4, mov, avi, ...) file to text without installing any software! Sonix quickly and accurately transcribes *.MP3 files and converts them to text in a txt format.
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Convert MP3 Audio File to text 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 files in the MP3 Audio File format to text. Sonix does this conversion for you with the highest quality. Sign up today and start transcribing.
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