Transcribe video files
Transcribe video files quickly and accurately
Transcribing video files to text is now fast, simple, and cost-efficient with Sonix. Sonix has been independently reviewed as the most accurate video transcription service.
Our leading video transcription software can quickly transcribe your media files (including mp4, avi, mov, mpeg, and other popular video file formats). Simply upload your video file and we'll transcribe it. Polish the transcript with our in-browser editor, then export the transcript into your favorite video editor or share it with your teammates.
Your free trial starts today and includes 30 minutes of free video transcription. What are you waiting for? Transcribe your videos quickly and accurately with Sonix.
Sonix automatically transcribes and translates your audio/video files in 38+ languages. Easily search, edit, and share your media files. Sonix is the best way to transcribe a video recording in 2023. Fast, accurate, and affordable. Millions of users from all over the world.
Includes 30 minutes of free transcription
Generate Transcript from Video with Sonix
Turn your video into an accurate transcription in minutes with the world’s leading transcription platform.
With Sonix, you can produce your next video with transcription to increase audience comprehension, make your content accessible to deaf or hard-of-hearing viewers, and increase your video views.
Creating a transcript from a video has never been simpler with the AI-powered platform that produces accurate results while saving you time, money, and effort.
Slash your content creation time by hundreds of hours every year when you generate a transcript from a video with Sonix.
Starting the transcription process is as easy as uploading your video file, choosing your preferred settings, and letting Sonix do all the work in a few minutes.
Accurate AI Technology
Sonix combines AI and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to produce transcriptions with the same proficiency as a human transcriptionist.
With the world’s best-reviewed transcription option by your side, creating a transcript from a video has never been simpler.
Creating captions and summaries expands the accessibility of your videos and enhances audience engagement. But hiring a human transcriptionist is costly and time-consuming.
Sonix has turned the industry on its head by providing an opportunity to generate a transcript from video with a simple, transparent pricing plan. Take advantage of our premium package and spend just $5 an hour to transcribe videos.
Over 38 Languages Available
Ensure the world can watch your video with the support of their native language on YouTube and other popular video platforms.
Sonix lets you equip your video transcript with over 38 of the world’s most popular languages, including Arabic, English, French, Mandarin, German, and Spanish.
No Training Necessary
Our video-to-transcript converter is designed for individuals and businesses with zero experience creating transcriptions. Sonix lets you get started with all the necessary tools with no complex training programs or steep learning curves.
Sonix is all about making transcription simple.
Chop and Change Inside Your Browser
Format and edit the finished transcript to your liking without learning to use another platform. Just check the generated text and make any necessary changes from within your browser.
What’s more, Sonix makes the editing process simpler by including speaker labeling and automated timestamping.
Handle Multiple Audio/Video Tracks at Once
Combine separate audio and video tracks into a single transcription. Unlike other platforms, you can generate a transcript from a video using multiple files as part of the same project.
Sign up for our premium or enterprise package to use this feature.
Try the Ultimate Video Transcribe Tool for Free
Discover how easy it is to transcribe audio from video with Sonix’s free trial. If you’re wondering how valuable this tool is for your business, you can transcribe a video with 30 minutes of free transcription time just by signing up now.
How transcribing video with Sonix works
How to transcribe video files
- Go to https://my.sonix.ai/upload to upload your video file to Sonix
- Select a video file from your desktop, Dropbox, or Google Drive folder (.mp4, .wma, .mov and .avi formats accepted)
- Select the language spoken in your uploaded video file and click the transcribe video button
- You will receive a transcript of your video file in minutes, not hours.
Great features to transcribe video
- No software to install. Store your files in the cloud. Access them from anywhere.
- Enterprise-grade security. Files are encrypted at rest.
- Online transcript editor allows you to edit video by editing text. It feels so simple.
- Share your videos easily. Collaborate with colleagues.
- Flexible exports including SRT, VTT, text, and csv
- Easily import your transcript into Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and iMovie.
- Split your dialogue into subtitles by character count, CPS, or into multiple lines with our powerful subtitle editor.
- Highlight words to create instantly sharable clips of your video with supporting transcripts.
Transcribe video | Frequently asked questions
Why should I transcribe video to text?
There are many reasons to transcribe video to text, but it depends on what kind of videos you have on your computer or stored with your company. Here are some of the popular reasons why Sonix customers transcribe videos:
- It's tedious. Save time manually typing in a word processor.
- Accurately index your video files so you can quickly find a key moment
- Share clips of videos with your colleagues for better collaboration
- Learn or improve your skills with a second language
What is video file transcription?
Most videos have an audio track. With automated transcription, you can easily convert that audio track into text so you can easily find when someone mentioned a particular topic. Journalists, interviewers, business owners, and filmmakers love Sonix because they can capture moments and ideas and quickly find them by skimming a transcript instead of meticulously scrubbing a video file for hours. News conferences, depositions, lectures, interviews, and zoom meetings are all great video moments to transcribe. A video transcription with timestamps can make a huge difference for people who need to refer to video files at a later date with colleagues or to share them with video editors.
What makes video file transcription with Sonix so good?
We've incorporated a number of technical innovations along with a number of cutting-edge language models to provide you with the most accurate video transcription available. Depending on the quality of your audio, our algorithms will transcribe the video quickly and accurately. In addition, we enhance spoken words in your video file so that they are better recognized by the computer algorithms. Finally, we've made Sonix in the cloud so that you can always access your video files and their corresponding transcripts.
Why use a professional video transcription service like Sonix?
Two words: accuracy and workflow. Sonix has been independently reviewed as the most accurate video transcription service. And after receiving your accurate transcript, you will still need to spend a bit of time correcting some words (especially the spelling of proper nouns). With the powerful in-browser editing software where the audio is stitched to the text so you can easily make changes to your transcript while listening to the corresponding audio and watching the corresponding video.
Sonix is here to make transcribing videos as easy as possible. And once you are done with the editing, you can export the transcript in a variety of formats so you can incorporate the text of your video with the next step of your workflow.
Our goal is to ensure that you have the most accurate transcript as possible from your video file. The more accurately our servers convert the audio to text, the faster we give you the transcript, and the easier we make your editing process goes a long way to ensuring that you have the best experience possible. Additionally, layer on great, and responsive customer support, we know that you'll be impressed with the magic behind Sonix.
How automatic is the Sonix transcription platform?
The Sonix transcription platform will start converting your audio to text as soon as we receive your video file. Spoken words will instantaneously change into text as our servers process the file. There are multiple ways to send video files to Sonix:
- Upload the video file directly from your computer
- Connect Dropbox to your Sonix account and send the correct video file
- Connect Google Drive to your Sonix account and send the video file
- Integrate with Zoom so your recorded video meetings are transcribed
- Use Zapier to integrate with other cloud services that your company uses
The main advantage of the Sonix transcription platform is that we accept all of the popular video file formats and immediately get to work on processing your video files as you send them to us.
Why should I transcribe video to text?
Wow - where to start? There are so many reasons to transcribe video to text; Sonix can be used to:
Create subtitles for video
Before you post your videos online or distribute them, you can add a subtitle track to accompany the video to make it more accessible and approachable for a wider audience. Use Sonix to convert your video to text and then export them to SRT or VTT.
Get a transcript of Zoom meetings
After a Zoom meeting, you might want to compare notes with your colleagues about what was discussed. By transcribing the video Zoom meeting that you have recorded, you can easily reference the moment that you discussed a particular topic or even create clips of the relevant portions of the Zoom recording.
Lawyers frequently have to reference portions of a deposition to build their cases. Thus, video depositions or court recordings can be easily indexed with a text transcript that contains timestamps.
Transcribe customer interviews
Marketing teams frequently interview their customers and advocates. To get testimonials or valuable customer feedback to share with the team, transcribing these video interviews is very helpful. Also, having a verbatim transcript helps preserve the intent and context of their feedback so that nothing gets lost in translation or notetaking.