3 Artificial Intelligence Options to Write Transcripts Fast

In a previous blog, we discussed the need to have transcripts for your podcast to be ADA compliant along with creating an additional benefit for SEO. Since you know you need a transcript for each podcast episode, you may be wondering where to start? There are several transcript artificial intelligence (AI) software options you can utilize to expedite your transcript writing process.


Otter is a great tool you can use to record audio in real-time and transcribe on-the-go. It’s compatible with iOS and Android operating systems, which means you can use this speech recognition software to transcribe on mobile devices which is a unique feature compared to others. It offers a free version allowing for 600 minutes of transcription a month.


Decript is a great all-in-one tool for any podcaster. This software auto generates a transcript, takes out filler words, shortens word gaps and allows you to do additional editing as needed. This tool also edits video and audio at the same time making it a great option for a podcasters looking to save time. They offer a free option which gives you 3 hours of transcription a month.

Happy Scribe

Happy Scribe is a great resource as you can choose to have a human transcribe your audio files or you can utilize the AI software to create your transcript. This allows you two great options within the same tool. The other thing that makes this tool unique is the ability to add subtitles to your videos, making this a great tool! They offer the first 10 minutes of transcription free. If you’re on a tight budget and can’t afford a paid option you can use the google docs transcribe feature to transcribe your episodes. This is a more time consuming option but it is free. You can also do it the old fashioned way and type out your transcript as you listen to each episode. These are just a few of the software options available to you to get transcriptions completed for your podcast. This is the new standard for podcast episodes in order to stay competitive with other podcasts and remain in ADA compliance. If you need any help with production, including the creation of transcripts, we can help. Get in touch with us today.