Transcription Resources

Transcription Equipment

Foot pedals and transcription kits. Read detailed info here.

Transcription headsets. Read more about transcription headsets here.

Transcription Software

Below is just a quick overview of popular transcription software. You can find more details about transcription software here.

Express Scribe – free transcription software

Express Scribe (free) is the most popular transcription software to transcribe audio files. You can use the keyboard to start and stop, slow and speed up.

ForTheRecord (FTR) The Record Player

ForTheRecord is another popular free transcription software that is especially popular by legal transcriptionists.

Start-Stop OmniVersal Audio/Video/DVD Transcription System

Start-Stop is very powerful transcription software. You don't need it when getting started but you'll want to check it out when you're getting serious about a transcription career.

Useful Software for Typists and Transcriptionists

Text Expanders

Text expanders can save 60% or more of your typing time. Read more about text expanders here.

Grammar and Spelling Checker

Grammarly is the best online spelling and grammar checker. It detects grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes as you write Word documents, emails, and content on your own website or social media. Grammarly works better than any other online grammar program I've tried. It's better than Microsoft Word's grammar checker. It's fast and easy to use. It's accurate and easy to integrate with Word on online text. Grammarly has a free version and premium version.  Check it out here.