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How to transcribe videos in Type Studio

This is a short little tutorial that explains how to transcribe your video by using Type Studio.

In short

In this article, you will learn how to easily transcribe your videos online. The only thing you need for transcribing is the internet and a video with spoken language in it.

Get started

Create a Type Studio account or log in

Click here to create an account or Log in or click here to get instructions on how to create an account.

Sign up for Type Studio

Upload your video

After logging in with your email and password you will be redirected to the dashboard or project overview. To upload a new video click on the map in the upper left area, which is marked with a plus sign. Now you can either drag a video into the window or select one from your files.

Type Studio upload page


Now the automatic transcription of your video starts. This step may take a few minutes. Depending on how large and how long your video file is. Please don’t close your browser tab while we are transcribing.

In Progress Upload Rendering


To download the transcript, just click on “Export Text” in the top right corner. In the dropdown, you can choose to download the .srt, .vtt, or as a raw text known as a .txt file. If you want to correct some mistakes in the transcript, you should have a look on how to correct transcription mistakes.