The quality of transcription mainly depends on the recording. Make sure you get a sound recording before starting transcription. Below are some tips for improving your transcript:
Q1: What can I do when transcribing a recording in real time?
- Choose the right place to record. Make sure there's no noise around
- Try to speak slowly and clearly.
- Mute everything that shouldn't be recorded.
- Use an external microphone.
Note: The unstable network connection, heavy background noise (including echo in a hollow-sounding room), buzzing from the busy road, being far away from the sound source, or accents will affect the recording quality.
Q2: What can I do when I transcribe an imported file?
- Audio files should be no larger than 1GB or 5 hours.
- Video files should be less than 10 GB in size.
- Make sure there's no noise in the audio recording, and the sound volume won't be too small.
- Avoid using compressed formats such as ".mp3". When recording, uncompressed ".wav" is generally the best choice.