Express Scribe: Free Audio Transcription Software

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Topics: Audio-visual translation and subtitling
Software, tools & computing
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Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Summary:Have you ever received an audio transcription request that needed to be time-coded? If you ever worked on a similar project manually―that is, using the mouse to press play, pause, and rewind and typing time codes from scratch―you know transcription assignments can be a real headache. You will learn how to use Express Scribe in order to control your audio files during transcription and insert time codes by using hotkeys on your keyboard.
We'll discuss Express Scribe, a free program that you can use to transcribe time-coded audio files and prepare them for translation.

Course program:

» Introduction to transcription projects
* Verbatim
* Ready for reading / publication
» Express Scribe: an audio transcription tool
* Uploading files
* Audio controls
* Useful hotkeys
» Tips on translating audio files

Target audience
Freelancers who would like to offer audio transcription services
Learning objectives
In this presentation, you'll learn about:
» Express Scribe basic features and requirements
» How to add audio files to the transcription environment
» How to control audio files using hotkeys
» How to use hotkeys to enter time codes into a document
None! We'll be covering basic audio transcription skills
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» Introduction to transcription projects
* Verbatim
* Ready for reading / publication
» Express Scribe: an audio transcription tool
* Uploading files
* Audio controls
* Useful hotkeys
» Tips on translating audio files
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 Rafa Lombardino    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Rafa Lombardino is a translator and journalist from Brazil who lives in California. She has been working as a translator since 1997 and, in 2011, started to join forces with self-published authors to translate their work into Portuguese and English. In addition to acting as content curator at eWordNews, she also runs Word Awareness, a small network of professional translators, and coordinates a project called Contemporary Brazilian Short Stories (CBSS) to promote Brazilian literature worldwide.
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