Transcribe YouTube Video Online

Ssemble enables you to easily transcribe your YouTube videos online. You can transcribe your videos directly in your web browser with minimal effort and cost. You can create text transcriptions or add subtitles directly to your videos with just a click. Ssemble’s automatic speech-to-text conversion makes transcribing your video and even translating it into over 100 languages a breeze. All of this is done automatically. You can save your YouTube video transcript as a text file (.txt) to get an accurate video-to-text transcription. Once transcribed, you can take advantage of Ssemble’s other editing options. Please note that downloading transcription files is a feature available to our premium subscribers. For more details, please refer to our pricing page.

How to Transcribe YouTube Video

Transcribe YouTube Video Tutorial Step 1

Add videos and the auto subtitle plugin

First, add the desired YouTube video or audio to the timeline. Then, install the auto subtitle plugin from the project’s plugin menu. Click on the subtitle menu button and then click on the Auto subtitle generator button.

Transcribe YouTube Video Tutorial Step 2

Select the language

Select your desired language and click on the generate button.

Transcribe YouTube Video Tutorial Step 3

Edit the details

When you click on the generate button, the subtitles will be automatically created by recognizing the audio of the entire clip at the bottom of the timeline. Check the generated subtitles and make any necessary edits to the details.

Transcribe YouTube Video Tutorial Step 4

Download SRT, VTT, TXT files

Once you finish editing the subtitles, you can download the subtitles as a SRT, VTT, or TXT file.


Boost your YouTube SEO with Transcription

By adding transcriptions or subtitles to your YouTube video using Ssemble, you can enhance its searchability on Google and other search engines. The additional text element helps boost your search rankings and attract more clicks, which can lead to higher visibility on search results pages.

Make your Education Video More Accessible

Text transcripts are incredibly valuable for creating educational materials. They can serve as a strong foundation for teaching and learning resources, and they are particularly beneficial for studying conversational speech or learning foreign languages. Text transcripts open up a variety of extended learning opportunities.

Perfect for Podcasts

In the realm of podcasts, a text transcript acts as a valuable record of the podcast’s content. It also adds keyword and topic searchability for listeners and users. Having a text transcript gives your audience the option to quickly revisit key moments in your podcast and efficiently find the information they’re looking for.

Benefits of Transcribing YouTube Video with Ssemble

There are many benefits to using Ssemble for transcribing your video content to text. Here are just a few:

  1. Time-Saving: With Ssemble, you can transcribe your video content in a matter of minutes, saving you hours of time that you can spend on other important tasks.
  2. Cost-Effective: Hiring a professional transcriber can be quite expensive, but with Ssemble, you can transcribe your content at a fraction of the cost.
  3. Accurate: Ssemble uses advanced speech recognition technology to transcribe your content accurately, with an accuracy rate of over 90%.
  4. User-Friendly: Ssemble is easy to use, with a user-friendly interface that makes transcribing your video content a breeze.


Yes, Ssemble can transcribe any type of video file as long as it is in a supported format.

Ssemble uses advanced speech recognition technology to transcribe videos, which results in accurate transcriptions most of the time. However, the accuracy of the transcription can depend on several factors such as the quality of the audio, the speaker's accent, and background noise.

Yes, you can edit your transcription at any time with Ssemble's easy-to-use editing tools. Simply open the Subtitle menu in the Ssemble editor and make your desired changes.

Yes, Ssemble offers a translation plugin that allows you to translate your transcription into different languages. This is useful if you want to reach a wider audience or if you have viewers who speak a different language.

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