How to Convert MP3 to Text? Well, back in the days, if you need a transcript, you have to type it yourself or hire someone for that matter.

Nowadays with the advancement in speech recognition, there are many software and tools at your disposal which will easily allow you to convert MP3 files to a text.

There are many online speech-to-text converter and can accurately convert your MP3 or even your video file to text.

It’s quick, simple, and makes your work easier.

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MP3 to Text Converter Tools

Below are few websites that uses automatic apeech recognition to easily convert your MP3 file to Text.


360Converter is a simple yet very effective website which apart from Audio to text converter has tons of other tools such as Youtube Video to Text, Text to Speech, Converts Audio and Video, etc.

You can either select the MP3 file from your local device or source it from a URL or cloud file.

The 360Converter server will analyze and convert the MP3 to text and simultaneously the converted text will be shown on the screen, which you can download as either a plain text file, PDF file, or Microsoft Word Document.

Another interesting feature is that it also converts into English, Chinese, Hindi, and French.

Transcribe Wreally

This is an online tool which can automatically convert your MP3 to text in minutes.

However, unlike 360Convertor, Transcribe only offer a free 1-week preview and at the end of the week, you will have the option to purchase a license from within the app.

So, once you have signed up for the website.

Click on “New Automatic Transcription. On the loaded page, upload your MP3 file, customize your transcript, set your timecode insertion interval, start/end positions, and speaker identification.

Wait for the transcript to complete and you can export it as a .doc file to your PC by clicking on the export icon.

Bear File Converter

Bear File Convertor is an excellent tool to convert MP3 to text with a few clicks.

It is free and super simple to use but it has one disadvantages of upload file size should be less than 3M.

The process is quite simple. Upload your MP3 file <  click “convert” < export.

Watson Speech to Text

Watson Speech to Text is an IBM product and use speech recognition capabilities to convert not only English but Arabic, Japanese, Korean, German, Spanish and French speech into text.

Audio file can be uploaded in the form of  (.mp3, .mpeg, .wav, .flac, .opus).

You can also also use your device microphone to record audio in real time and convert into Text.

Happy Scribe

Happy Scribe can extract the speech from your mp3 file and turn your audio to text in English, Spanish, French, and 119+ languages and accents in just a few minutes.

1. Upload your MP3 file and also select the language used in the audio file.

2. The Happy Scribe will transcribe your MP3 and will be converted from an audio file to a text in just a few minutes.

3. Make sure to Proofread and if everything is as it is, you can click export.

The first 30 minutes are free with no size restriction. The site is endorsed by reputable organizations like BBC, Forbes, and Spotify.


InqScribe is a java-based transcription software from Apple which allows you to convert from MP3 to text.

 InqScribe can play both audio & video files and export your transcripts via file or email.

MP3 files can be obtained from your local hard drive, flash drive, CD, server, or URL.

Other notable features include Control media playback with precision, Save a subtitled Quicktime movie, Export to your workflow – Premiere, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, YouTube, etc.

If you want to get really nitty-gritty to the basics with accurately displaying transcripts, it allows you to work with different frame rates depending on your audio input.


EasySpeech2Text is another transcript tool on the list to convert Audio to Text and Convert Text to Audio vice-versa for Free.

It is powered with Google and other advanced TTS/STT technology.

Launch the Easy Speech2Text application and add your Mp3 file. Once your mp3 file is uploaded, click on the Convert button to start the conversion process.

Head to the “Text” field to find the transcipt of the audio.

Hyper Transcribe

Transcribing Audio or Video? Well it works for both.

Hper Transcribe is a complex MP3 to text free download software.

1.Click New to create a new transcription window.

2. Click Media File which is located at the top left corner of the transcription window and select the MP3 or MP4 video file you want to transcribe.

3. Enter the transcript in the right half of the window as you play the audio file.

4. Once done transcribing, choose File and Export.


Sonix is a more professional tool to transcribes your audio and video file to text.

It offers a 30 minutes free transcript as a trial without asking for any credit card details and is backed by tons of reputable institutions like Harvard University, WSJ, NBC Universal, Stanford University, etc.

Step 1: Create free account

Create a free trial account just so you can try it out and see if it’s worth paying for. No credit card required for the first 30 minutes.

Step 2: Upload your MP3 file

Next up, upload your MP3 file and select the language of the audio.

Step 3: Polish transcript

Once you get the transcript, read-proof, and use their powerful editor to easily make corrections. Then, you can export it to multiple formats.


It is a chrome extension which convert audio/video to text effortlessly.

Transcribe can convert your audio files whether it be speeches, lectures, church sermons, podcasts into text.

With the latest update, it now supports automatic transcription in selected languages for well-recorded audio files. It can convert English (duh!), French, Hindi, Spanish, and other European and Asian languages.


Rev is a professional transcription tool which converts audio to text. I would totally recommend it if you are looking for more professional work such as interviews, video production, content marketing, and academic research.

Since Rev relies on humans to do all the conversions, it comes as no surprise to know that it cost $1.25 per minute. But Rev’s also has advanced speech recognition transcribes from 25¢ per minute.

Google Speech to Text

It claims to accurately convert speech into text using an API powered by Google’s AI technologies. It works by utilizing google’s speech data and combining it with Google docs.

  • Recognizes over 120 languages
  • Fast, especially for real-time typing.
  • Multiple machine learning models for increased accuracy.
  • Text transcription.
  • Proper noun recognition.
  • Automatic language recognition.
  • Very accurate.

Hope these tools are of help to you and make your life a lot easier.

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