Tag Archives: audio files

Take your Pick from 3 Simple & Quick Transcription Processes

Posted on March 28, 2014

Have tedious transcription processes stopped you from outsourcing transcription? Now you can say goodbye to such worries when you outsource transcription to Flatworld Solutions. Whether you require transcription for your videos, audio recordings, voicemail, research, seminars or meetings, our transcription processes are quick, easy and simple-to-use.

As our customers, you have the freedom to choose from three types of transcription processes, namely Regular Transcription, Web-Based Transcription and Remote Login Transcription. Based on your volume of work or business requirements, you can opt for a process that best suits your needs.

1. Regular transcription

  • You upload your audio files onto our secure FTP server
  • Our project manager will download your audio files and assign them to our team of skilled transcribers
  • The audio files will be accurately transcribed and then sent through a tedious quality assurance process, where our proof readers will check the transcribed files for inaccuracies
  • The 100% accurate transcribed files will be emailed to you or uploaded onto your FTP site Continue reading

How to Compress Audio Files for Transcription?

Posted on March 14, 2014

Have you just recorded a meeting, a conference call or a seminar? Now you want to get your file transcribed, but you are having trouble with compressing the audio file and uploading it. This is understandable, especially since audio files are very large in size. In order to easily upload your audio file for transcription, the file size should be 128 bits or lower.

There are three options that you can choose from, when it comes to compressing an audio files:

1. Sync DropBox with the portal of your service provider: If you have more than one audio file to upload or if your audio file is excessively large, you can use Dropbox to help you. All you have to do is sync Dropbox with the customer portal of your transcription service provider. Once this is done, the portal can easily grab the audio file.

2. Use Windows Media Player / Apple itunes: Don’t have Dropbox? Or maybe you want to directly upload files from your PC? If yes, then you can use Apple’s iTunes or Windows Media Player to rip and compress your audio files. Both these players have the capability to automatically rip and compress files when an audio file is imported. You can also easily upload the audio files directly from any of these programs or re-save them into their original folder. This method of compressing is also fast and simple, as you can drag and drop several files at a time. Continue reading