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Importance of video captions and transcriptions

World Wide Web has come a long way starting from text-based pages back in nineties to feature rich media solutions we see today. The evolution seemed necessary to not only make the websites more user-friendly and engaging, but more accessible as well. In parallel with conten...

August 20th, 2015
6 audio recording apps to fit your needs

Regardless if you want to record a meeting, interview, classes or personal notes reminding you to take the trash out or to avoid a restaurant that served you withered salad leaves on the side, there definitely is a variety of audio recording apps to choose from. Although the...

August 5th, 2015
Getting the Transcription of a Video from YouTube

If you don’t exactly know how to obtain the transcript of a YouTube video, you can study these instructions and do it with ease. However, remember that you can only get the transcripts of the videos with closed captioning. Create the Transcript for a YouTube Video Open You...

August 3rd, 2015
Who needs audio transcriptions?

While the term ‘audio transcription’ is self explanatory, sometimes it’s still unclear who uses them and for what purposes. In addition, although it might appear that audio transcriptions are mostly done for interviews or seminars, which is true, as it is the most popular su...

August 1st, 2015
Transcriber to transcriber: 5 steps to a better transcription

On the one hand it might seem that doing an audio transcription (converting speech into text) is easy, on the other hand producing a quality one might require some experience or preparation. While experience comes with practice, preparation can range from interviewing expert...

July 23rd, 2015
How to record skype calls

For a long time now, Skype has been a staple of instant messaging and free VoIP calls for a big part of the world. Although it is a fairly well-featured program, one important feature is still missing – the ability to record your calls. As we patiently wait for the developer...

July 9th, 2015
Do automated transcribing software programs work?

Due to the growing need of transcribing services, voice recognition software has grown in popularity. These programs are designed to recognize voices and convert audio files into textual transcripts. Although advances in software technologies have certainly improved these ap...

June 12th, 2015
Audio transcription boosts web accessibility

Offering an audio transcription option to your website content could potentially increase traffic on your site. Various groups, including the blind and hearing impaired, benefit from audio transcripts more often than most people think. Hearing Impaired Because they cannot...

June 12th, 2015
How to Convert Audio Files with VLC Media Player

VLC player is among the most used media players in the world. It is free, supports almost every media format available and packs a whole bunch of other useful features. One of the often neglected features of VLC is its ability to convert media files. Not only can it convert...

June 10th, 2015