Transcribe YouTube Video

Turn speech into text for all your YouTube videos. Make your channel accessible!

Transcribe YouTube Video


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Transcribe your YouTube videos and make them accessible!

VEED lets you quickly transcribe your YouTube videos online. Do it straight from your browser with minimal effort and cost. Create text transcriptions or add auto-subtitles permanently to your videos in one click. VEED automatically converts speech to text, and you can transcribe your video and even translate it to over 100 languages! All automatically.

Save your YouTube video transcript as a text file (.txt) to see accurate video to text transcription. After that, you can tap into all of the other editing options VEED has in store for you! Downloading transcription files is available to our premium subscribers. Check our pricing page for more info.

How to transcribe YouTube videos:

Step 1

Upload or start with a template

Upload your video to VEED, or you can start with our highly customizable video templates, then add your video.

Step 2

Generate transcription

Click ‘Subtitles’ > ‘Auto Subtitles’. Then press ‘START’. Your transcript will be generated, automatically

Step 3

Edit & save

To edit, click on the subtitles and start typing. You can also edit the design of the subtitles, click on ‘styles’ and pick from the VEED design options. When finished, click ‘Options’, then ‘Download Subtitles’ in ‘.TXT format’ to download your text transcript.

Learn More

Watch this video to learn more about our transcription tool:

Make your YouTube video searchable on Google!

By adding a transcription or subtitles to your YouTube video, you will make it searchable on Google or other search engines with its additional text element. Boost your search rankings and generate more clicks to appear higher up on results pages!

Create accessible teaching materials

Text transcripts are super useful for creating teaching and learning materials! Text transcripts can be a useful resource to bolster or underpin learning. They can also be a useful way to study conversational speech. They are great for learning foreign languages. You can also create video captions to ensure an inclusive viewing experience. Text transcripts create a whole host of extended learning opportunities!

Perfect for podcasts

Converting video or audio to text is a great way of keeping a record of what was said in your podcast. Transcripts also create keyword/topic searchability for users and listeners. Give listeners and users the option to quickly refer back to your podcast and find those key moments!


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I love using VEED. The subtitles are the most accurate I've seen on the market. It's helped take my content to the next level.

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Brand Marketing Manager, Carlsberg Importers

I used Loom to record, Rev for captions, Google for storing and Youtube to get a share link. I can now do this all in one spot with VEED.

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More than a YouTube video transcriber

We can help you with so much more than just transcribing YouTube videos. Our editing software makes it easy to edit your video. Personalize your text by choosing the font, style, and layout. We can help you add subtitles and captions automatically, add filters and effects to your videos, slow down your videos, split subtitles, speed up your videos, draw on your videos, translate your videos into another language, and much more. VEED is a flexible and intuitive video editing tool, designed with you in mind. Try our online editing software to transform your YouTube video into exciting text transcriptions!

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