Transcriptions - a text editor for fast manual transcription on the Mac.

Requirements: MacOS 12 Monterey or later

Used around the world in research, education and journalism since 2008.


* Media with tape behavior (including variable playback speed)
* Customizeable media-control shortcuts (NOW with Fast Forward)
* Timestamps
* Text substitution
* Footpedal-support
* Subtitle Editing

Load media in the player ("File" - "Open media file..."), use the media-controls to adjust speed and volume, set keyboard shortcuts for media control in the "Preferences" pane and type away. Transcriptions also supports text-substitutions by inserting "@" followed by a text-token. Insert timestamps into the text to jump to a particular position in the loaded media file.
Check out the App Overview to get started.

Transcriptions is Free/Libre Open Source Software

The source code of Transcriptions is released under the BSD License and can be checked out at GitHub. The current release of the app is available in the Mac AppStore and can be downloaded from GitHub. For MacOS < 10.12, use release 1.3 on GitHub. Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks and below, use version 0.8 that can be found here.

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