Transcribe MP4 to Text Online

Ssemble makes transcribing your YouTube videos easy and affordable. With just a few clicks, you can transcribe your videos in your web browser, either as text transcriptions or subtitles. Ssemble’s speech-to-text technology automatically converts your video’s audio into text, and even allows for translation into over 100 languages. You can save your transcript as a text file for accurate video-to-text conversion. Additional editing options are also available. Please note that downloading transcriptions is a premium feature. For more information, check our pricing page.

How to Transcribe MP4 to Text

Transcribe MP4 to Text 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 MP4 to Text Tutorial Step 2

Select the language

Select your desired language and click on the generate button.

Transcribe MP4 to Text 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 MP4 to Text 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 using Ssemble to add transcriptions or subtitles to your YouTube video, you can make it easier for search engines like Google to find it. Including more text helps improve your ranking in search results and attract more clicks, which can make your video more visible to viewers.

Make your Education Video More Accessible

Using written versions of spoken conversations, called text transcripts, is very useful for creating educational materials. They provide a solid base for teaching and learning resources, especially for studying how people conversate or when learning a new language. Text transcripts offer a wide array of opportunities for further learning.

Perfect for Podcasts

A transcript of a podcast is useful because it serves as a written account of the podcast’s content. It not only allows for easy searching of keywords and topics, but also enables listeners to easily go back to important parts of the podcast and find the information they need.

Benefits of Transcribing YouTube Video with Ssemble

Using Ssemble for transcribing your video content to text has several advantages. Here are some of them:

  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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