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Title: Express Scribe is transcription assistance software for PC, Mac or Linux!
Post by: Software Santa on February 07, 2008, 11:17:54 AM
Express Scribe is a professional audio player software for PC, Mac or Linux designed to assist the transcription of audio recordings.

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Express Scribe Transcription Playback Software
Digital Transcription Audio Player Software

Express Scribe is a professional audio player software for PC, Mac or Linux designed to assist the transcription of audio recordings. It is installed on the typist's computer and can be controlled using a transcription foot pedal or using the keyboard (with 'hot' keys). This computer transcriber application also offers valuable features for typists including variable speed playback, multi-channel control, file management and more. This program is free.

The full features list of Express Scribe transcription playback software follows but a quick way to test is to simply download and install it. You don't need to purchase anything and it only takes a couple of minutes to complete downloading and installation.

Express Scribe is a completely free program that is one component of our digital dictation and transcription suite.

Features

    * Variable speed playback (constant pitch).
    * Supports many professional foot pedals which connect to the game, serial or USB port to control playback. More info...
    * Uses 'hot' keys to control playback when using other software (eg. Word).
    * Ability to dock both analog and digital portable recorders to load recordings.
    * Works with Microsoft Word and all major word-processor applications.
    * Automatically receives and loads files by internet (FTP), email or over a local computer network.
    * Automatically sends typing to the person who dictated the work.
    * Works with speech recognition software such as Dragon Naturally Speaking to automatically convert speech to text.
    * Loads CD audio directly - listen as it loads in the background.
    * Integrate with dictation management systems using the Express Scribe SDK.
    * Works with FastFox typing utility to turn difficult medical/legal phrases and common terms into mere shortcuts from your keyboard.
    * Express Scribe is free.


Supported File Formats
Ability to play most audio file formats (including encrypted dictation files) including:

    * wav, mp3, au, aif, vox,
    * dct (encrypted dictation)
    * Windows Media, VoiceIt (sri)
    * RealAudio (ra and rm)
    * Olympus, Lanier & Grundig (dss)
    * Sony Recorder formats (msv, dvf)
    * Philips Digital Recorder format
    * Sanyo Digital Recorder format
    * DSP TrueSpeech•, GSM 6.10,
    * mp2, vox, PCM, uLaw,
    * ALaw, ADPCM, CELP, SBC,
    * wav, mp3, aiff
    * dct file formats
    * and many more formats.
      • will not work on Vista

System Requirements

    * Windows - 95/98/NT/2000/Me/XP/2003/Vista
    * Mac OS - 10.1 or above
    * Linux
    * Sound Card or Integrated Sound Support.
    * Optional - Foot Pedals
    * Optional - SAPI Speech Engine (eg. Dragon Naturally Speaking, etc.)
    * Optional - Internet connection for automatic online reception of files.

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