How to convert WMA to closed captions with Sonix

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How to convert WMA to closed captions with automated transcription 📋

Step 1: Create a free Sonix account to start converting your WMA file to a closed caption file

Step 1

Sign up for a free Sonix trial account—includes 30 minutes of free WMA to captions conversion.

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

Step 2

Upload the Windows Media Audio File file(s) (*.WMA) from your computer, Dropbox, Google Drive, or by dragging it on the page.

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

Step 3

Choose the language spoken in the uploaded WMA file. We support over 37 different languages including Russian, Chinese, Spanish, and English. Click the 'Start Transcribing Now' button.

Step 4: Sonix does all the work so grab a tasty cupcake. Our servers will extract the audio from your WMA file and convert it to SRT.

Step 4

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.

Step 5: Once your WMA 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 before we convert it to a caption file. Simply type in your browser to correct any words in your transcript.

Step 6: Download a SRT version of your WMA file by clicking Export and selecting 'Subrip caption file (.srt).'

Step 6

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 incredible customers use SOnix to create closed captions from their WMA files 💖

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Frequently Asked Questions for Windows Media Audio File (*.WMA)

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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