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Steps to be followed to Convert Mp3 to Text Format

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Steps to be followed to Convert Mp3 to Text Format


In simple words, the conversion of recorded audio files into text is known as Audio transcription. Mostly, it involves the transcription of digital as well as non digital formats such as WAV, AU, MP3, Micro Cassettes, standard tapes and VHS. In the industry lingo, this audio transcription process is defined as the transcription of any recorded audio (excluding medical recording/dictations).

Now days, the Audio transcription (as a term) is undeniably extremely common. Generally, it encompasses a host of several other distinct categories as well such as digital and non-digital audio transcription and almost all the recording types (meetings, interviews, dictations, conferences, teleconferences etc.) Being a veteran audio transcription service provider, we’ve the knowledge of all the paradigms associated to the process of audio transcription. The following list includes the types of recordings that we actually transcribed:-

  • Conferences
  • Corporate Meetings
  • Podcasts
  • Radio shows
  • Dictations
  • Discussions
  • Focus group, and Seminars

Until and unless, the customized formatting isn’t requested explicitly, we adhere to the following document formats and notations:-

  • Deliberately, we transcribe verbatim in a recorded speech i.e. by including sounds like ahhs..umms and pauses as well.
  • With time stamping and a bold font, we mark the doubtful sentences/ words.
  • Our standard font size is Times New Roman.
  • We portray the personal interviews in the question and answer format and according to the client’s requirement, we  do and don’t identify the names.
  • The inaudible and indiscernible part are marked as [Inaudible] and [Indiscernible] in the transcript.
  • Only on request, we do the Stamping/Time coding.
  • US spelling and style is followed by us.
  • From our website only, you can pick up any format as there’re plenty of options available.

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Conferences – Ten Useful Tips for Successful Recording

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Conferences – Ten Useful Tips for Successful Recording


Generally, to record the audio of a conference, conference venue’s in-house recording system is taken into action. Mostly, while utilizing that pre-installed conference venue’s system, you’ll encounter glitches and also not receive satisfactory sound quality. Despite the fact that a recording system is pre-incorporated in the conference hall, you can enhance the sound clarity by merely practising the following 10 useful tips:-

  • Ensure to take the assistance of professionals while recording the conferences and seminars. In the presence of a professional, you can easily know whether everything is going perfectly or not.
  • Always utilize, fit for the purpose recording equipments. If possible, try to record the seminar or conference with the digital recorders because they reduce cost, minimise the audible numbers, cut the transcription time and deliver excellent audio.
  • Pick-up uncompressed digital setting- Never compromise on the sound quality merely to save some bucks. Channelize the highest uncompressed quality levels offered by the recorders.
  • Take the suitable digital audio level and file type into contemplation. Use those digital files which you think are compatible with the transcription software such as MP3, WMA, DSS and WAV.
  • Before the seminar, do check the recording equipments meticulously. If you’re utilizing the in-house recording equipments then it’s not an issue because their operators usually do that.
  • For better and clear sound, provide individual microphones to all the prominent figures (panel members and speakers) in the conference.
  • Reduce the noise level while recording the sound.
  • In case, you’re an outsider and wish to record the conference, do get in contact with the organisers and ask for a conference transcript.
  • Prohibit the usage of micro-cassettes and mini tapes.
  • Don’t forget to turn-off the time stamp bleep.

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