How do I accurately convert my WMA files to closed captions?
Sonix uses the latest automated transcription technology to convert your audio files (*.wma) to closed captions. Follow these six steps and see how magical it is:
Sign up for a free Sonix trial account—includes 30 minutes of free WMA to captions conversion.
Upload the Windows Media Audio File file(s) (*.WMA) from your computer, Dropbox, Google Drive, or by dragging it on the page.
Choose the language spoken in the uploaded WMA file. We support over 38 different languages including Russian, Chinese, Spanish, and English. Click the 'Start Transcribing Now' button.
Sonix will then automatically transcribe the audio from your WMA 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 WMA file. You can also adjust the character length and time duration length of each caption.
That's it! Your WMA file has now been converted to closed captioning and is ready for the next step in your workflow!
Thousands of customers create closed captions from their WMA files with Sonix
Frequently Asked Questions for Windows Media Audio File (*.WMA) to subtitle
What is a WMA file?
WMA files (also known as Windows Media Audio files) are used mostly for music, but they can also contain spoken word audio. The WMA file format was created by Microsoft and is a proprietary file format. The audio in WMA files are compressed similar to MP3 and OGG files. However, since WMA files are a proprietary format, they aren’t fully supported by all multimedia devices. You can sometimes find WMA and WMV (Microsoft’s Video equivalent) files using another one of Microsoft’s proprietary digital audio and video container format known as ASF. However, WMA and WMV files are more common. Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 was the last version of the Windows Media Player developed for Mac OS X. However, Mac users can use Flip4Mac WMV (also known as Microsoft Windows Media Components for QuickTime) to play WMA files. Windows Media video files use a .WMV extension.
Does Sonix transcribe audio files with a *.WMA file extension?
Yes, Sonix does automatically transcribe audio files with a .WMA file extension. Sonix is an online audio to text converter. Convert any audio (wma, mp3, m4a, wav, ...) or video (mp4, mov, avi, ...) file to text without installing any software! Sonix quickly and accurately transcribes *.WMA files and converts them to text in a subtitle format.
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Other ways to convert your WMA audio files with Sonix
Use the most accurate speech-to-text technology to convert files: WMA to text.
Accurately transcribe your WMA file to Microsoft Word Format (docx) so you can bring the transcript into your workflow.
Easily transcribe your WMA file to Adobe's Portable Document Format (pdf) so you can share them with colleagues.
Create subtitles for your WMA files to make them more accessible for your audience.
Quickly create subtitles from your WMA files and save them as SRTs, one of the most widely supported subtitle formats.
Create more advanced captions for your WMA files by using the latest caption format VTT (Video Text Tracks).
Create closed captions from your Windows Media Audio File files with Sonix
Sonix automatically transcribes and translates your audio and video files in over 38 languages. Easily search, edit, and share your media files. Sonix is an online, fully-automated speech to text service that quickly converts Windows Media Audio File files to captions. Fast, accurate, and affordable. Millions of users from all over the world.
Includes 30 minutes of free transcription