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Transcribing your audio

Transcribe your audio and edit your transcription all within Omny Studio

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Written by Sharon Taylor
Updated over a week ago

Pricing for Omny Studio's speech-to-text functionality:

  • Human transcription: $1.50/min (USD). 12 hour turn-around time and 99% accuracy. English only.

  • Premium transcription: $0.24/min (USD)
    Supports 48 languages* (full list at end of this article), higher accuracy for publishing and premium solution.

  • Basic transcription: $0.07/min (USD)
    Supports 39 languages** (full list at the end of this article) reduced accuracy for a higher volume and more cost-effective solution.

Please let support or your account manager know which transcription option you would like to activate. Only one provider can be activated per an organization but you can limit the activation to certain programs.

Once the feature has been activated, under each clip and recording there's a transcript tab where you can select your language.

An estimate of how much the transcript will cost and how long it will take is displayed in this window. Once you're happy, click Generate Transcript and you'll be emailed once it's completed. 

You can edit the transcript as required and low confidence words will be highlighted in orange. You can also seek through your audio using the text editor by ticking "seek and play on word click"

Once you're happy, you can download the transcript as an SRT or WebVTT and if you make any changes that you want to revert, you can either undo or go back to the original transcription under the same tab.

It's also possible to automatically transcribe all clips in your organization, network, or program. Check out this help doc for more information on automatic transcriptions.

Basic vs Premium Transcript Comparison

If you have clean audio, the difference between premium and basic transcription is minimal. 

This simple example may help when choosing which engine will work best for you.

Basic Transcription

"this is an example clip on on the studio and this is the end of that clip"

Premium Transcription

"This is an example clip on omni studio and this is the end of that clip."


Basic transcription is often very good with minor mistakes such as the one in the above example. Premium transcription is not perfect but it is more consistently accurate.


This blog post outlines the current transcription publishing options that Omny Studio offers as well as why you should consider transcribing your content.

Omny Studio also supports the transcript RSS tag as proposed by the RSS Namespace Extension for Podcasting project.

* Full list of 48 'Premium' transcription languages:

  • Arabic

  • Bashkir

  • Basque

  • Belarusian

  • Bulgarian

  • Catalan

  • Chinese (Cantonese)

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

  • Croatian

  • Czech

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • English (all major accents and dialects)

  • Esperanto

  • Estonian

  • Finnish

  • French

  • Galician

  • German

  • Greek

  • Hindi

  • Hungarian

  • Indonesian

  • Interlingua

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Latvian

  • Lithuanian

  • Malay

  • Marathi

  • Mongolian

  • Norwegian

  • Polish

  • Portuguese

  • Romanian

  • Russian

  • Slovakian

  • Slovenian

  • Spanish

  • Swedish

  • Tamil

  • Thai

  • Turkish

  • Ukrainian

  • Uyghur

  • Vietnamese

  • Welsh

** Full list of 39 'Basic' transcription languages:

  • Afrikaans

  • Arabic (Gulf Arabic)

  • Arabic (Modern Standard Arabic)

  • Chinese (Simplified)

  • Chinese (Traditional)

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • English (Australia)

  • English (India)

  • English (Ireland)

  • English (New Zealand)

  • English (Scotland)

  • English (South Africa)

  • English (United Kingdom)

  • English (United States)

  • English (Wales)

  • Farsi

  • French (Canada)

  • French (France)

  • German (Germany)

  • German (Switzerland)

  • Hebrew

  • Hindi

  • Indonesian

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Malay

  • Portuguese (Brazil)

  • Portuguese (Portugal)

  • Russian

  • Spanish (Spain)

  • Spanish (United States)

  • Swedish

  • Tamil

  • Telugu

  • Thai

  • Turkish

  • Vietnamese

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