Beey is an online app which automatically converts human speech to text. The transcription can then be quickly and effortlessly edited in the interface. Read on to find out how to start working with Beey in a matter of minutes.
Learn how to create your own demo account and transcribe your first recording.
What you need to know
Beey doesn’t have to be installed or set up. All you need is a Chrome or Firefox browser and an internet connection.
- Create your own free trial account
Start by clicking here. Then select the language of the application, enter your e-mail address and password (twice). Finally, click on “Sign up” and you’re done.
- Verify your e-mail address
Check the inbox of the e-mail address that you entered. You should have a message with the subject „Welcome to Beey!“. In the message body, click on the link “Activate.” By doing so you will verify your e-mail address and log into Beey for the first time. If you can’t see the e-mail from us, wait for a couple of minutes and then check the Spam folder. If you’re still having trouble, send us a message.
- Play the demo project
In Beey, click on the demo project entitled „Welcome to the Beey editor“. Follow the instructions and play the video that will give you a quick tour of the basic functions that Beey has to offer.
- Transcribe your first recording
Do you already have a recording or video that you want to transcribe? Click on the section „Projects“ in the left-hand menu and then the button „New project“. Drag your file into the field entitled „Media file“. Select the language of the recording and click on Transcribe.
- Check and edit your automatic transcript
As soon as the file is uploaded and transcription begins, the first transcribed words and sentences will start to appear in the editor. Start playback by clicking on the blue button ▶️. When you come across an inaccuracy, click on the text that you want to edit. Once you’ve finished, you can continue playing the recording and editing the rest of the text.
- Export, caption, share
Once you’ve checked and edited your transcript, you can save it in MS Word or PDF format, create captions (subtitles), or you can even share it with other users: Click on the menu icon with the three dots in the top right-hand corner and select one of the options.
Do you need to transcribe a Youtube or Facebook video? Click on Apps in the left-hand menu and then click on Link. Then just select the language of the video and enter its URL address.
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