Transcribe can automatically convert your M4A to text in minutes:
This will load a page where you can upload your M4A file. First, customize your transcript by choosing the timecode insertion interval, start/end positions and speaker identification.
Once you're ready, click on the "Upload File" button to select the M4A file that you want to upload for convertion.
When your transcript is ready, you will receive an email with a link to your transcript.
Click on the "Edit" button on the sidebar to load the transcript in Transcribe's integrated editor + player for further editing.
Click on "Choose audio/video" to select the M4A file again (due to privacy reasons we don't store your M4A file on our servers).
Once you choose the file, an audio player will open up right above the text editor.
Transcribe provides handy keyboard shortcuts to control the playback of the audio. For example, you can slow it down, rewind or skip forward using these shortcuts.
Transcribe's tightly integrated player + editor makes it really easy to listen to your audio and make edits on a single screen, without juggling between a media player and a Word editor.
You can speed up or slow the audio down, listen to it and just type along. Be sure to use the handy keyboard shortcuts mentioned in Step 4 to effortlessly control the audio playback to match your typing speed.
Transcribe will auto-save every keystroke. The transcribed text is stored in your browser and is not sent to our servers. This data is persisted even if you restart your browser or computer as long as you don't clear your browser's cookies or cache.
When you have finished editing your transcript, you can download the transcript as a .doc file to your computer by clicking on the export icon in the toolbar above the editor.