Transcribe YouTube Online

Ssemble makes it easy to transcribe your YouTube videos online. You can transcribe your videos right in your web browser without much effort or cost. You can create text transcriptions or add subtitles to your videos with a simple click. With Ssemble’s speech-to-text technology, transcribing and even translating your video into 100+ languages is simple. All of this happens automatically. You can save your YouTube video transcript as a text file for an accurate video-to-text transcription. After transcribing, you can also take advantage of Ssemble’s other editing options. It’s important to note that downloading transcription files is a feature only available to premium subscribers. For more details, please check our pricing page.

How to Transcribe YouTube

Transcribe YouTube 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 Tutorial Step 2

Select the language

Select your desired language and click on the generate button.

Transcribe YouTube 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 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

Adding transcriptions or subtitles to your YouTube video with Ssemble can make it easier for people to find on search engines like Google. When you include text with your video, it helps improve your search rankings and makes it more likely for people to click on your video in search results. This can increase the visibility of your video in search engine rankings.

Make your Education Video More Accessible

Text transcripts are very useful for creating educational materials. They are a great starting point for teaching and learning resources, especially when studying everyday conversations or learning another language. Text transcripts provide many opportunities for further learning.

Perfect for Podcasts

In the world of podcasts, having a written transcript of the content is extremely useful. It not only serves as a record of what was said, but it also allows listeners and users to search for specific keywords and topics. With a text transcript, your audience can easily go back to important parts of your podcast and quickly find the information they need.

Benefits of Transcribing YouTube Video with Ssemble

There are several advantages to using Ssemble for converting your video content into written 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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