Transcriva
Transcriva
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Transcriva free download for Mac

Transcriva for Mac2.016

09 October 2011

Manual transcription with automatic transmission.

What is Transcriva for Mac

Transcriva is a manual transcription solution with automatic transmission. Whether it's your meeting minutes, interviews, lectures, home movies, dictation, speeches, or your favorite TV show, Transcriva can help you transcribe them all. You do the typing, Transcriva takes care of the rest. Transcribe media clips on your Mac or on the web. Record media on your Mac and transcribe it live or later Changes are saved automatically, as you work. Stay organized with the Transcript Library. Associate entries with the people who spoke them. Speed sound up or slow it down without changing the pitch. Turn on "Follow-Along" mode for presentable playback. Customize keyboard shortcuts to keep control at your finger tips. Export transcripts as rich text or Word documents.

Demo version, available from the 'Download Now' link above, has the following limitations:

  • Unregistered users can only have two transcripts in their library at any one time.
  • The audio controls are disabled after twenty minutes per session (quit to reset).
  • Exported and printed transcripts are also 'watermarked'.

What's new in Transcriva

Version 2.016:
  • update aimed at improving compatibility with OS X 10.7 Lion.

This update is free to all 2.x licenseholders.

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Leoncahun
Leoncahun
Aug 29 2009
2.011
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Aug 29 2009
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Version: 2.011
Nice app, "Backtrack on Pause" (skips a couple of seconds backwards before resuming the file/movie/recording, in order to let you check what you have just transcribed) is brillant. Though it is brutal on the CPU: come on, 80%+ on a 2GHz Core Duo just for playing a movie-file and letting you type (maybe it's the 'animated' counter?)?!! That's unacceptable. Otherwise very nice.
Mathgeek
Mathgeek
Feb 25 2009
2.007
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Feb 25 2009
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Version: 2.007
Version 2 was a downgrade. I have gone back to the earlier version.
Fariborz
Fariborz
Jan 27 2009
2.004
5.0
Jan 27 2009
5.0
Version: 2.004
This program works as promised and is greatly enhanced over version 1 which was already a venerable application. I use it for translation purposes and think that its simplicity is a cutting edge that makes it very intuitive. I highly recommend it to everyone who earns a living on transcription. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
Amethyst15
Amethyst15
Oct 5 2007
1.21
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Oct 5 2007
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I've been looking for an app like this. I saw this the other day, but the cheaper price makes me really thing about getting it.
Yogapaul
Yogapaul
Oct 5 2007
1.21
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Oct 5 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Can this help voice recognition software turn audio books (I have many of these) into PDFs? How does Transcriva differ from Express Scribe? (Transcriva's a larger download so I assume it has more features.)
DifferentVoice
DifferentVoice
Oct 5 2007
1.21
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Oct 5 2007
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Version: 1.21
Looks like an amazing program for the price - much better than just using my digital recorder. Have to give it a try!
Skritter
Skritter
Oct 5 2007
1.21
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Oct 5 2007
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Version: 1.21
The ability to also take notes during the playback makes it super.
MattRob
MattRob
Oct 4 2007
1.21
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Oct 4 2007
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Version: 1.21
Downloaded and tried. Can't find the ability to adjust the pitch, which even my iPod does automatically. Neverless, appears to be s/w I will use.
Gorelets
Gorelets
Oct 4 2007
1.21
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Oct 4 2007
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Version: 1.21
Looks like a good tool to use for transcribing INTERVIEWS as well as general notetaking at events, and minute-taking at meetings.
Dee-Dee-Warren
Dee-Dee-Warren
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
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Version: 1.21
Wow I have done a lot of transcribing and this looks really useful!
Mirko-Vidovic
Mirko-Vidovic
Oct 4 2007
1.21
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Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Does it understand French and German ? I'd be thrilled!
Pjane
Pjane
Oct 4 2007
1.21
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Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Sounds like just what I need for transcribing long meetings -- but I wish that it had voice recognition software so that it would do the typing for me!
MacUpdate-Lon
MacUpdate-Lon
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
FOOT PEDALS SUPPORT: http://www.bartastechnologies.com/products/transcriva/footpedals.html
Next-Wave
Next-Wave
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
I have to transcribe and write synopsis of podcasts all the time for Sally Hogshead. I've tried doing it using the Quicktime player- and was constantly frustrated with the FF and Rewind tools- plus- no time codes to go back and reference things. Downloaded the demo- and once I disabled cmd spacebar from opening Spotlight in System Prefs- Keyboard and Mouse/ shortcuts- it was great. Note- this works in any language you do- it doesn't transcribe for you- it plays the audio and lets you write what you hear. Great tool- for $11 worth every penny.
StrictlyBagel
StrictlyBagel
Oct 4 2007
1.21
1.5
Oct 4 2007
1.5
Version: 1.21
Cool, this one was on my wishlist!
Markus-Winter
Markus-Winter
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Try it out first - on an iMac G4 1 GHz it slows down quite badly the more captions you add (probably due to using graphics for text), so after just 20-30 captions added it becomes pretty unusable for me on the iMac. Works fine on my MacBook Pro (2.16 GHz C2D)
Coronaminer
Coronaminer
Oct 4 2007
1.21
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Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
I never knew something like this exsisted. I am so psyched becuase I will get much use out of this app. I can nw transcribe our monthly council meetings much faster. Thanks macupdate!
Coachjr
Coachjr
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Worth the price just for the ability to speed up transcripts. I receive a lot of pre-recorded classes and such, and this tool will save me much time in listening. The ability to also take notes during the playback makes it super.
Hct
Hct
Oct 4 2007
1.21
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Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Sounds interesting. Did anyone try it with not native English speakers?
Sly
Sly
Oct 4 2007
1.21
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Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Who's doing the transcription - the user or the software?
Mr-Midnight
Mr-Midnight
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Well, I don't like that it can only use shortcut key compbinations which include the command key - "command-space" for me is already Launchbar, so I would have liked to use "alt-space" instead. So instead I use "command- -" - oh well. The demo has a twenty minute limitation, but you can still evaluate it. Seems buyable. We'll see.
Thedoctor
Thedoctor
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
This looks interesting. Anyone know what competitive products are out there and how it compares?
Uhoo
Uhoo
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
This is *almost* what i need to replace OneNote 2007, if only it supported annotations, i.e. import a pdf of a lecture slide and annotate while recording the lecture. Anyone know of a program that does that?
Jfm
Jfm
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
I own two licenses, and I strongly recommend Transcriva. It is in my opinion the best transcription tool for Mac, it is very stable, very efficient, easy and pleasant to use. It saves me a lot of time!
Randommac
Randommac
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
If you've ever tried to record a meeting in order to type up minutes -- or recorded a lecture intending to type up notes later -- you know the frustration of keeping up with the speaker or various speakers. This looks like a great simplifier, and I need a little simplicity! Now if only it would type them for me, or attend the meetings in the first place in my stead....
Richard-Hallas
Richard-Hallas
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
This looks extremely useful! I spent some days transcribing some long interviews using iTunes a couple of months ago, and it was a rather trying exercise. I wish I'd known about this at the time. I think I'll get this for potential use in the future.
Shiskbob
Shiskbob
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Different functions than Slow Downer with gives pitch constance as well as slower transcribing speed. Using Apple's speech (playback) function would be a good addition to check the ear-feel of a transcription, as has been mentioned. Also a foot pedal option which many transcriber are used to using. There's real potential here.
Dfed
Dfed
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
this would help a lot for after interviews for college projects. I might consider this one.
Andrewcod
Andrewcod
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Does IBM still produce ViaVoice? That would be a better alternative to this, as it automatically transcripts text from an audio file in real time.
Michele3
Michele3
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Never heard of this one, I guess I need to try it, because the concept seems cool...
Modops
Modops
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Been looking for a transcriber for about two weeks now - perfect.
letmein-1
letmein-1
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Can't believe my girlfriend needed something like this just last week, and I didn't even know it existed. Will have to give it a try.
Zettt
Zettt
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Looks pretty cool. I think it will fit very good in my "news workflow"
Parkerbennett
Parkerbennett
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Giving it a whirl. The price is right on. I make notes to myself with my phone. This might give me the impetus to actually do something with them.
Mrelcee
Mrelcee
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
This thing sounds really neat.. and I've recently become "coerced" into transcribing notes from meetings for family member because I know how to work the digital voice recorder they use...
Macmansc
Macmansc
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
sounds like a nice little app. I was thinking about using it for podcast transcription, too.
rwebber
rwebber
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
I think it could be improved by having a text playback option (like TextEdit), so you can have the text spoken back to you.
Mrjohndcarter
Mrjohndcarter
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Getting this one for my wife... 11$ is a steal...
Big77
Big77
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Doesn't seem to have pitch control, which is important since it has speed control. Wish it worked with foot pedals too, though I imagine some foot pedal somewhere must let you assign a key combo to the pedals. Not that I saw any.
Granddan
Granddan
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Interesting idea. I don't think I've seen anything else like it.
Minimus
Minimus
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Seems like a unique idea to fill a particular niche. As a previous commenter remarked, it might be good for transcribing an audio podcast.
thec13
thec13
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Looks very useful. I'll have to give it a try first. Anyone have any experience with this software?
Vjl
Vjl
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
I could see this as a very handy tool for those recording lectures in college. Great idea for an app!
Fonix
Fonix
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
This is really useful! I may have to start recording meetings just so I can take the minutes. Or it could be a useful way to transcribe an audio or video podcast.
Grfx-Guru
Grfx-Guru
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
This is a pretty good idea actually, and the price seems right.
Rod76
Rod76
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
This could be great for those professors who make up their exams from lecture.
Clm
Clm
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
I wish my phone calls were worth recording. That's pretty cool.
Madcran
Madcran
Oct 4 2007
1.21
0.0
Oct 4 2007
0.0
Version: 1.21
Well, I'll try it out but I doubt I'll need it. Seems really cool though.
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