Express Scribe is an easy to use application designed to help typists easily transcript audio recordings.
It can help them easily control the audio playback using foot pedals controllers or keyboard hotkeys. For example, the program can be set to play the audio file with pausing, enabling you to review your typing.
When installing the application, it offers to add third party software that can change the settings of your web browser. Besides that, the program provides you with an easy to use interface, which makes it suitable for any kind of user.
To start using it, you just have to open the desired dictation file. The application supports multiple file formats, both audio and video: MP3, WAV, MPEG, OGG, RM, AVI, FLV and so on. Furthermore, it can also open audio CD tracks, which is useful for writing down song lyrics.
Express Scribe can be set to automatically download recordings from your network, email or the Internet, which is useful if you are a professional typist that constantly receives tasks. Moreover, for each dictation file, you can set deadlines and bookmarks.
If the opened file is in video format, you have the possibility to preview it as you type. In addition to this, you can improve the sound quality by performing background noise reduction or volume boost. Also, the application enables you to set the sound device and adjust the sound clarity.
Express Scribe Features:
- Variable speed (constant pitch) playback
- Supports a variety of foot pedal controls
- Ability to Dock portable recorders to load recordings
- Supports direct integration with Express Delegate
- Uses systemwide HotKeys so you can control playback when using other software
- Automatically receives and loads files by FTP, email, Express Delegate or a computer network
- Automatically sends typing to the person who dictated the work
One feature that makes this software notable is the possibility to automatically create a draft transcript using speech recognition.
The notes you make can be saved as a DCT or a plain text file, which you can forward as an email attachment, upload on a FTP server or save on a local network computer. In order to protect your work, you can encrypt the dictation file.
Express Scribe is designed to help typists enhance the transcription experience, providing a high playback control and multiple features to help you easily manage dictation files.