Transcribe audio

Convert your audio files to text in minutes

Use cutting-edge AI to automatically transcribe your audio to text in minutes, not hours. Then, use Sonix's powerful editor to further clean up the transcript and correct the spelling of proper nouns.

Your free trial includes 30 minutes of free transcription.

How fast?Really, really fast

Use the latest AI speech-to-text algorithm to quickly transcribe your audio files.

How accurate?Highly accurate

Constantly fine-tuned with modern training data to ensure the highest accuracy.

How much?Extremely affordable

Less than the cost of a microphone and XLR cables. Save money transcribing with Sonix.

Why Sonix?Best for your audio

Sonix is hands-down the best way to transcribe your audio files in 2024.

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Transcribe audio files in minutes, not hours

Transcribing your audio files to text is now fast, simple, and economical with Sonix. Sonix has been independently reviewed as the best and most accurate automated transcription service.

Our leading transcription software can quickly transcribe your audio files (including wav, mp3, ogg, m4a, and other audio formats). Just upload your audio file, we'll transcribe it, you can polish the transcript with our in-browser editor, and export the transcript into your workflow.

Start your free trial (30 minutes of free audio transcription) and transcribe audio files today.

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Sonix automatically transcribes and translates your audio/video files in 49+ languages. Easily search, edit, and share your media files. Sonix is the best way to transcribe an audio recording in 2024.  Fast, accurate, and affordable. Millions of users from all over the world.

Fast, accurate automated transcription

Includes 30 minutes of free transcription

How transcribing audio with Sonix works โš™

How to transcribe audio files

  1. Go to to upload your audio file to Sonix
  2. Select an audio file from your desktop, Dropbox, or Google Drive folder (.mp3, .wav, .ogg, .m4a, and .flac formats accepted)
  3. Select the language spoken in your audio file and click the transcribe audio button
  4. You will receive a transcript of your audio file in minutes, not hours.

Great features to transcribe audio

  • No software installation. 100% online.
  • Enterprise-grade security and privacy.
  • Online editor allows you to edit audio by editing text
  • Independently reviewed as the most accurate audio transcription service
  • Flexible exports including MS Word, text, and csv
  • Easily import your transcript into Adobe Audition

Transcribe audio | Frequently asked questions โš™

What are the benefits of transcribing audio files to text?

The benefits of transcribing audio files to text with software such as Sonix are many. Some of the advantages of our service include:

  • Saving time on the creation of transcription files
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Avoiding errors and improving accuracy
  • Improving communication skills in a second language

What is audio file transcription?

An audio file is a digital recording of sound. Transcription is the conversion of sound into text. This type of transcription is used by journalists, business owners, researchers, and many others to capture information and ideas that are spoken in a variety of situations, like news conferences, lectures, and interviews. An audio file transcription can be used when the original speakerโ€™s voice is difficult to understand, or a language different from the reporter's needs to be translated.

What is the history of audio file transcription?

A number of technical innovations have made audio file transcribing possible. These include the development of tape recorders, which revolutionized the world by introducing the ability to record a live event and replay it later. In addition, the introduction of the computer has made it much easier to record and manipulate sounds.

Why should you use a professional audio file transcription service like Sonix?

One word: quality. Sonix is renowned for providing the best service in its field. We offer a free trial and very affordable prices that will save you time and money when transcribing your audio files.

Sonix is here to make your life easier. Manipulate and edit audio with complete ease and precision with the help of their powerful editing tools.

The magic behind the service is its accuracy and fast turnaround time. With Sonix, you can easily work on complex audio files requiring a highly technical understanding of the language. We focus on creating the highest-quality transcripts possible in a timely manner. We work with clients who need to transcribe audio files quickly. Our goal is to provide our customers with reliable transcripts and great customer service each and every time they use our platform.

What is automatic transcription software?

Automatic transcription software, or ATS as it is commonly known, is computer software that allows a user to automatically convert audio files or transcriptions of spoken words into text.

The advantages of ATS applications are that they can be used to save time spent on tedious transcription tasks. Plus, ATS programs allow users to obtain a high degree of accuracy in transcribing audio files and transcripts of spoken text.

Why should I transcribe audio files to text?

There are many reasons to transcribe audio files to text. You can use Sonix to:

Transcribe interviews

Transcripts are an essential tool for conducting interviews or conversations. When you record a conversation, the quality of your transcription is critical.

Create subtitles for video

Any kind of video that contains audio needs to be subtitled, whether it is news or fiction drama. Subtitles are an easy way to provide accessibility to video content.

Get an audio transcript of a podcast

Audio files are integral to podcasts. By converting those audio files into transcripts, you can expand your audience base to not just listeners and readers.

Transcribe class lectures

Transcribing class lectures is an excellent way to take notes. Students can use a service like Sonix to streamline the way they engage in classroom discussions. By freeing themselves from manually taking notes, they can be more active listeners as well as participants.

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Easily convert your audio to text with Sonix

Sonix automatically transcribes, translates, and helps you organize your audio and video files in over 40 languages. Fast, accurate, and affordable. Millions of users from all over the world.

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