Convert OGG to text with Sonix

Sonix is an online speech-to-text converter—it's fast, easy, beautiful, and affordable. We extract the speech from your OGG file and give you a text file in a few minutes.

Convert OGG to text
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How do I convert my OGG file to text? 📋

Simply follow these six easy steps to accurately convert your audio file (*.ogg) to text using the best speech-to-text algorithms:

Step 1: Create a free Sonix account to convert your OGG file to text

Step 1

Sign up for Sonix's free trial account—includes 30 minutes of free speech to text conversion.

Step 2: Upload your OGG files from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox, or by dragging it on the page.

Step 2

Upload your Ogg Vorbis Audio File file(s) (*.OGG) from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox, or by dragging it on the page.

Step 3: Select the language spoken in your OGG file, then click 'Start Transcribing Now.'

Step 3

Select the language (over 49 languages supported) that was spoken in your OGG file, then click the button 'Start Transcribing Now.'

Step 4: Sonix does all the work. Our servers will extract the audio from your OGG file and convert it to text.

Step 4

Sonix automatically extracts the audio from your OGG file and converts it to text. It'll only take a few minutes so you can grab some coffee.

Step 5: Once your OGG was converted to text, you might need to polish up the transcript. Now, you can easily do that with our AudioText Editor.

Step 5

Use the Sonix AudioText Editor to polish your transcript. Simply type in your browser to correct any words.

Step 6: Download a text version of your OGG file by clicking Export and selecting 'Text file (.txt).'

Step 6

Click the 'Export' button. Select 'Text file (.txt)' from the dropdown to download a text version of your OGG file.

Yay! All done. Your OGG file has now been converted to text!🎉

Thousands of incredible customers trust Sonix to transcribe their OGG files 💖

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Convert OGG to text with Sonix 💖

Can you convert OGG to text?

Yes! There are various ways to convert OGG files to text formats.

The most straightforward way is to do it manually. However, it's not recommended since it will get tedious unless you have very short OGG lengths.

A second option is to outsource it to a professional transcriptionist. Getting a decent professional will provide the most accurate results. However, they tend to be expensive and have a long lead time. This isn't an ideal route if you're in a hurry or have a tight budget.

The best method is to use automated transcription platforms like Sonix. They can achieve near-human level accuracy using artificial intelligence and natural language processing. Since it's a software tool, the results tend to be fast. Generally, you can expect to get the transcription from a moderate-length OGG file in as little as 10 minutes.

What are the advantages when you transcribe OGG to text?

An OGG speech-to-text transcription might seem like a simple matter. However, it actually has a tremendous impact on your marketing and business operations.

For one, it can increase your audience. People watch videos in various situations, and sometimes they can't rely on the audio. Maybe they're watching on a crowded train and forgot their headphones, or they're in a library and can't turn on the sound. Also, remember that a sizable portion of your market might have hearing disabilities.

In these cases, an OGG transcription of the video's audio can add subtitles that these viewers can read alongside.

An OGG to text converter can also break the language barrier. You can translate the transcription into various other languages if you have a video in English. That allows your existing content to reach other markets and territories.

Indeed, some OGG to text software can even do this for you automatically and in record time. For example, Sonix can convert video files to 39 different languages on the fly.

An OGG to text converter online can also help you repurpose your content. For instance, you can take an OGG version of a podcast, then transcribe it into a blog article. You can also hand out transcripts of a webinar to participants.

OGG to text online converter can also help improve your search engine optimization (SEO) rankings. Search engines don't normally index OGG files because they can't "read" their contents. Mostly, bots rely on the OGG's title and description for ranking information, which isn't much. That's like trying to rate an article based on its headline alone.

But by including a transcript, search bots can crawl through the text content of an OGG file and rank it accordingly. This not only improves your ranking but your OGG's searchability as well.

Ultimately, a transcript has a dozen uses in your business. And with transcription tools and professional services, you don't have to do it yourself. Some platforms, like Sonix, can even deliver results in minutes. You get to save time, money, and effort while getting an OGG transcript that can boost your marketing.

Frequently Asked Questions for Ogg Vorbis Audio File (*.OGG) to txt 🔈

What is a OGG file?

OGG files is a container for storing audio data. It is similar to an MP3 file, but sounds better than an MP3 file of equal size due to its default setting of using variable bit rates. OGG files may also include song metadata like artist information and track data. OGG audio files are popular mainly because it uses a free, unpatented OGG Vorbis audio compression algorithm and is widely supported by most software music players and some portable music players. OGG primarily uses ‘Vorbis’ encoding which was created by Xiph.Org (the creators of OGG). However, they can also use other types of audio compression (including FLAC and Speex), but those files won’t be referred to as ‘Vorbis audio files.’ Ogg Vorbis is a fully open, non-proprietary, patent-and-royalty-free, general-purpose compressed audio format for mid to high quality (8kHz-48.0kHz, 16+ bit, polyphonic) audio and music at fixed and variable bitrates from 16 to 128 kbps/channel. Thus, Vorbis audio files are similar in audio quality and reproduction to AAC files, and higher quality when compared to MP3 and WMA files.

Does Sonix transcribe audio files with a *.OGG file extension?

Yes, Sonix does automatically transcribe audio files with a .OGG file extension. Sonix is an online audio to text converter. Convert any audio (ogg, mp3, m4a, wav, ...) or video (mp4, mov, avi, ...) file to text without installing any software! Sonix quickly and accurately transcribes *.OGG files and converts them to text in a txt format.

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Other ways to convert your OGG audio files with Sonix 🔈

OGG to docx

Accurately transcribe your OGG file to Microsoft Word Format (docx) so you can bring the transcript into your workflow.


Easily transcribe your OGG file to Adobe's Portable Document Format (pdf) so you can share them with colleagues.

OGG to subtitles

Create subtitles for your OGG files to make them more accessible for your audience.

OGG to srt

Quickly create subtitles from your OGG files and save them as SRTs, one of the most widely supported subtitle formats.


Create more advanced captions for your OGG files by using the latest caption format VTT (Video Text Tracks).

OGG to captions

Quickly and easily create closed captions for your OGG files so you can embed them in your video files.

Convert Ogg Vorbis Audio File to text with Sonix 🚀

Sonix automatically transcribes and translates your audio/video files in 49+ languages. Easily search, edit, and share your media files. Sonix is an online, fully-automated speech to text service that quickly converts files in the Ogg Vorbis Audio File format to text. Sonix does this conversion for you with the highest quality. Fast, accurate, and affordable. Millions of users from all over the world.

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Transcribe and translate confidently, knowing you’re backed by our award-winning team, who is ready to answer your questions. Get immediate help by visiting our Help Center, resources, tutorials, and Introduction to Sonix videos.

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