Transcribe YouTube to Text Online

Ssemble makes it easy and affordable to transcribe your YouTube videos online. You can transcribe your videos in your web browser with just a few clicks. Ssemble’s automatic speech-to-text conversion makes transcribing and even translating your video a breeze. You can save the transcript as a text file for an accurate video-to-text conversion. Additional editing options are available, but downloading transcription files is only for premium users. For more information on pricing, please visit our pricing page.

How to Transcribe YouTube to Text

Transcribe YouTube 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 YouTube to Text Tutorial Step 2

Select the language

Select your desired language and click on the generate button.

Transcribe YouTube 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 YouTube 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

You can improve the visibility of your YouTube video on search engines like Google by including transcriptions or subtitles with the help of Ssemble. Adding this extra text element can boost your search rankings, attract more clicks, and increase the chances of your video showing up on search results.

Make your Education Video More Accessible

Text transcripts are very useful for making educational materials. They can be a great base for teaching and learning resources, especially for studying conversations or learning new languages. Text transcripts provide lots of extra learning opportunities.

Perfect for Podcasts

A text transcript of a podcast is important because it serves as a useful record of the podcast’s content. It also helps listeners and users search for specific keywords and topics. With a text transcript, your audience can easily go back to important parts of your podcast and find the information they need.

Benefits of Transcribing YouTube Video with Ssemble

There are numerous advantages to using Ssemble for converting your video content into text. Here are only 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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