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Scribewave is the fastest and most secure online transcription tool.

Best accuracyWorks with all files90+ languages
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Decreased by 2h 24m saved
Increased by 4% vs avg.

Trusted by 2900+ users and companies

    • De Morgen
    • Woestijnvis
    • Jellysmack
    • KU Leuven
    • Universiteit Gent
    • imec
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Save 3 hours per hour of content

Turn your audio and video files into text automatically with our AI-powered speech-to-text algorithm.

We support all audio and video formats, like MP3, WAV, M4A, MP4, and more. Contrary to other transcription services, we don't have a file size limit or maximum duration.

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Content conversion made simple

Put your content to work with Scribewave’s powerful features, designed to help you save time and focus on what matters most.

Convert audio and video files into text automatically.

Upload any audio or video file, regardless of the language, the format or duration. Download it as text in seconds. Edit and translate it easily.

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Generate subtitles for your videos automatically.

Upload your video file, and get subtitles in any language. Edit them easily with our editor. Download them in SRT, VTT, or as burned-in video.

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Turn your audio files into videos.

Upload your audio file, and get a video with waveforms and subtitles. Customize it with your logo and colors. Share it on social media.

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Loved by journalists, researchers, and content creators

Join over 2000 professionals already using Scribewave to transcribe their audio and video files.

    • I am very impressed with the quality of the transcriptions. I have also worked with other tools online but for Dutch, Scribewave is by far the most accurate.

    • Outstanding transcription tool for interviews! Surpasses any other I've tried: transcribes Dutch and English audio extremely accurately. It's user-friendly and attractively priced.

      Senior researcher VUB
    • Scribewave has simplified my workflow tremendously. I no longer need to spend hours transcribing interviews manually. Plus, its intuitive editing features are a game-changer.

    • As a language educator, Scribewave has been a fantastic addition to my toolkit. It accurately transcribes audio files in various languages, helping me create study materials for my students.

      Language Educator
    • Scribewave is my go-to tool to process qualitative interviews. The automatic transcription gives me more time to focus on data analysis, and actual research. Highly recommended!

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    • I've tried several transcription tools before, but Scribewave surpasses them all. Its support for multiple languages and impeccable accuracy make it an indispensable tool for my business.

      International Consultant

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We create daily backups of all your data to ensure that you never lose your work. You can access your data at any time. Of course, we also offer the option to permanently delete your data.

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We are fully GDPR compliant and take your privacy seriously. Your data is stored on European servers and we work with partners that are GDPR, HIPAA and SOC 2 Type II compliant.

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We offer a variety of privacy options to suit your needs. This includes the ability to permanently delete your data at any time. More details can be found in our terms of service and privacy policy.

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Ulysse Maes - Founder

As a researcher, I recognized the critical need for accurate and confidential transcription services with multilingual support. Dissatisfied with the existing options, I set out to develop the perfect solution from scratch.

Ulysse Maes
Founder of Scribewave

The most complete transcription solution

We saved more than 9000 hours of manual transcription time.
So that you can focus on what matters most.

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Fair price for everyone.

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Only pay for what you use. No monthly fees.

€9/ hour, incl. VAT

  • No credit card needed
  • Accurate transcription
  • Speaker recognition
  • All file formats supported
  • Upload files up to 1GB
  • Export to any format
  • Subtitles and captions
  • Audio-to-video
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Cancel any time. No hidden fees.

€40/ month, incl. VAT

  • All features from Pay-as-you-go
  • Enhanced accuracy
  • 20 hours every month
  • Upload files up to 5GB
  • Keep files forever
  • Priority queue
  • Custom dictionary
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The full package for large teams: flexible usage-based invoicing.

€50/ 10 hrs, excl. VAT

  • All features from Professional
  • Work together with your team
  • SLA and support
  • Usage-based invoicing
  • Personal support
  • Custom integrations
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We offer flexible, custom plans for large teams.
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Ulysse Maes - Founder of Scribewave
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Founder of Scribewave

Supported by the best

Scribewave is supported by some of the most innovative organizations of the world. We are proud to be working with them to bring you the best transcription service.

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