How do I convert my MP4 files to subtitles with automated transcription?
Sonix uses the best speech-to-text algorithms to convert your video files (*.mp4) to subtitles. Just follow these six easy steps:
Sign up for a free Sonix trial account—includes 30 minutes of free MP4 to subtitles conversion.
Upload the MPEG-4 Video File file(s) (*.MP4) from your computer, Dropbox, Google Drive, or by dragging it on the page.
Choose the language spoken in the uploaded MP4 file. We support over 38 different languages including English, Spanish, German, and French. Then click the 'Start Transcribing Now' button.
Sonix will then automatically transcribe the audio from your MP4 file and convert it to a simple text format. Grab some tea, it will take only a few minutes.
Use the Sonix AudioText Editor to polish your transcript before we convert it to a subtitle. It's like a word processor: simply type in your browser to correct any words.
Click the 'Export' button. Choose either 'Subrip subtitle file (.srt)' or 'WebVTT file (.vtt)' from the dropdown to download the subtitle version of your MP4 file. You can also adjust the character length and time duration length of each subtitle.
That's it! Your MP4 file has now been converted to subtitles and is ready for the next step in your workflow!
Thousands of incredible customers create subtitles from their MP4 files with Sonix
Frequently Asked Questions for MPEG-4 Video File (*.MP4) to subtitle
What is a MP4 file?
An MP4 file is also known as a MPEG-4 Part 14 multimedia container. MP4 files were developed by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPED). WIth an MP4 File, there are separate compression algorithms for the audio and video tracks. Typically, video is compressed with the MPEG-4 codec and the audio is compressed using the AAC codec (which is the same codec used in AAC files). Most MP4 files are downloaded from Apple’s iTunes STore since most of the media downloaded from the store is downloaded in this format. The MP4 format is also used for Internet streaming video.
Does Sonix transcribe video files with a *.MP4 file extension?
Yes, Sonix does automatically transcribe video files with a .MP4 file extension. Sonix is an online video 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 *.MP4 files and converts them to text in a subtitle format.
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Convert MPEG-4 Video File to subtitles (SRT & VTT) with Sonix
Sonix automatically transcribes and translates your audio/video files in 38+ languages. Easily search, edit, and share your media files. Sonix is an online, fully-automated speech to text service that quickly converts MPEG-4 Video File files to subtitles. Fast, accurate, and affordable. Millions of users from all over the world.
Includes 30 minutes of free transcription