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Amberscript allows you to transcript audio or video to text from multiple file types. Our automatic transcription services will convert speech-to-text from any of the file formats mentioned below in no time.

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List of the audio/video formats we support for transcription and subtitling:

Audio file formats

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Advanced Audio Coding is a lossy digital audio compression format. Originally was supposed to replace the MP3 format, as it offers higher sound quality at the same bit rate. Read more on how to convert AAC to text.

Digital Speech Standard developed in 1994 to store voice audio data in a highly compressed format. Used primarily for digital dictation recorders, thanks to basic recording functionality and the ability to enter into overwrite mode.

Free Lossless Audio Codec is a lossless compression format of digital audio. Files compressed using this format can be reduced by 50 to 70 percent of their original size and contain an identical copy of the original audio data. More about converting FLAC to text here.

It’s a MPEG-4 audio file encoded with AAC or ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec). Most commonly used for audio content like songs, podcasts, or audiobooks. Convert the M4A file to text.

MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer III is one of the most popular coding formats for digital audio. Uses lossy data compression. This allows a significant reduction of file size compared to the source audio. More information about converting MP3 to text is here.

Waveform Audio File Format was developed by IBM and Microsoft and originally was used on Microsoft Windows systems for storing raw and uncompressed audio. Convert your WAV to text.

Video file formats

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This is a video container format developed by Apple, and quite similar to the MP4 format. Originally used in iTunes Store, as such files may be protected by DRM.

QuickTime File Format that was originally used by QuickTime framework. It can contain multiple tracks, where each of them stores a different types of data: audio, video, or text.

It’s a MPEG-4 Part 14 digital multimedia container format that can store video, audio, and even subtitles, or still images. Learn how to convert MP4 to text here.

Audio/Video file formats

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This format was developed by The Moving Picture Experts Group and is used in various multimedia systems. There are multiple MPEG standards, but the most popular ones are MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4. Read how to convert your MPEG file to text.

One of many of file extensions for MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 audio and video compression. Convert your MPG to text with Amberscript.

It’s a free, open container format. This means it can carry streams for audio, video, text (subtitles or captions), and metadata. Click here to find out how quickly you can convert your OGG file to text.

Video Object – container format for DVD-Video. Typically can be found on the DVD disc. It’s based on MPEG format, but such files can be encrypted. Larger pieces of multimedia saved in VOB format are split into 1 GB files, to make sure all operating systems can read them.

Windows Media Audio was developed by Microsoft, which was a part of the Windows Media framework. Primarily used for encoding only audio files, as metadata may include song name, track number, and artist name. Today encoding video in this format is also possible. Convert your WMA to text.

Export your audio/video file to your favourite text format

We support multiple text formats you can export and download your file in:

  • .docx – Microsoft Word file format
  • .json – JavaScript Object Notation
  • .srt – SubRip Subtitle file
  • .vtt – Web Video Text Tracks
  • EBU-STL – European Broadcast Union subtitles
  • .txt – Plain text file

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