updated 03:45 pm EDT, Fri April 24, 2009
HyperTranscribe 1.5 update
ResearchWare has released HyperTranscribe 1.5, an update to its application for transcribing audio and video files. The software can load most popular audio and video formats, and provides both graphical and keyboard controls for running, pausing and looping playback. Version 1.5 adds support for more flexible shortcuts, enabling users to insert text with a single keystroke. Also new is enhanced performance, and clickable timecodes, which can be inserted to shift playback to a specific location.
HyperTranscribe supports MP3, AIFF, WAV, MPEG, AVI and MOV filetypes by way of QuickTime. The program can automatically load media files when users open a saved transcription, and export transcripts to RTF or plain text. Mac OS X 10.2 or later required; a single license is priced at $100, or $80 for students with a valid student ID.