convert mp3 into text

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  1. dexterfly

    dexterfly Regular Member

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    to all,

    how can convert an audio file such as a mp3 file into text?
    I tried to that using Cool Edit Pro the new Adobe Audition but the results were not too good.
    Instead of show me "This is my land" it show only numbers "-1598".
    how can I translate ASCII text data into human readable text?

    thanks in advance,

    regards
     
  2. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    hmm.. i havent tried it , but i quess you could use dragon naturally speaking or any other voice recognition software.

    I have actually heard of someone who played some mp3 through it converted to text and then put articles on AC.
     
  3. asyk

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    i dont think you can do this. lyrics are written by people listenin to the song over n over
     
  4. dexterfly

    dexterfly Regular Member

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    I have dragon naturally speaking and I might try it later. But I think the software need a little bit of training to get used to the voice.
     
  5. lee_s

    lee_s Registered Member

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    this can't be done due to the way mp3's are formated
     
  6. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    yes you are right. It would work probably with one speaker. So maybe like a conference call or anything where 1 person is speaking.

    I cant really imagine what would convert music into text.

    You could just hire someone to do it. You can get some good outsourced work for $2-$3 an hour
     
  7. lee_s

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    yes you will need somebody to do it for you.

    It is like trying to turen water into wine (impossible)
     
  8. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    unless your surname is "christ" and first name "Jesus":D
     
  9. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    If it's under 10 minutes you can get it transcribed free or at least you used to be able to... Give this site a look:

    www.callgraph.in
     
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    Hmm, never thought of that before.
     
  11. wheaties

    wheaties Newbie

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    You may not want to hear this... :)
    But the best way is to hire a transcriptionist.
    I have tried many of the software packages out there and none have worked very well for me.
     
  12. dexterfly

    dexterfly Regular Member

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    @the_demon


    The Transcription Rate service isn't free anymore and they charge $0.50 Per minute of recorded audio. But anyway, this is an option for future reference.
    I will keep looking for something free :)

    thanks for the information.
     
  13. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    @0.50 wow

    hire a guy from Philippines for $3 per hour and he will make a provide you with a great service. Of course you need to find a right one , but trust me many of guys from there are quality!
     
  14. dexterfly

    dexterfly Regular Member

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    hey enrikole,

    I had forgotten about this option. this is a very simple and effective way to get the job done. I might spend $10 and get a lot of stuff done in a day or so.
     
  15. lee_s

    lee_s Registered Member

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    to be honest it shouldnt be to hard to do this yourself
     
  16. enrikole

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    what sort of stuff is it?

    Like music or seminars?
     
  17. dexterfly

    dexterfly Regular Member

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    This is a training that I got the audio using Adobe Audition and now I want to convert it to text so I can use it for future projects and also I will translate some parts to Portuguese.
     
  18. spaceinvader

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    i was looking for something similar some time ago to turn the words spoken in youtube videos into text - dragon was what i chose in the end.
     
  19. dondeal

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    Dragon is cool, but you need to train it for HOURS and HOURS to get it near error proof