Video Transcription by Headliner

Free tool to automatically add captions to your video

#2 Product of the DaySeptember 07, 2018

Upload your video & the audio will automatically be transcribed into captions that you can style.

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Hey PH, I’m Oliver @NeilMody and I are the founders of the video creation platform Headliner.  Today, we are excited to introduce you to one of our latest projects within Headliner, Video Transcription. We’ve built a free tool that allows video creators to save time by automating the once time-consuming video transcription process and wanted you to check it out. Here’s how our new Headliner Video Transcription works: 🎥 You upload your video ✨ Headliner transcribes it for you 🙌 Customize your captions & you’re ready to go Look forward to hearing your feedback and will be happy to answer questions!
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@neilmody @oliver_wellington Awesome idea! Definitely makes things easier when it comes to making videos :)
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@neilmody @oliver_wellington Great to see you here - I've loved how you have continued to develop the app and the transcription is so good now - thanks for creating Headliner
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I've been using Headliner for a couple of months now and have enjoyed using this unique video creation tool. I love the different types of audiograms as well as animated text videos that you can create with Headliner. I've created several videos myself and am happy to see regular updates that are being made.

Also, it's great to see that the Headliner team has been receptive to suggestions that I've made to improve the Headliner app even more. I've already seen many new updates that have gone into this video app since I started using the app.

It's especially great for podcasters, radio stations, music artists as well as for creating videos for social media. And best of all, it's completely free...thanks Headliner Team for an awesome video creation tool!

P.S: Here is my personal video review on the Headliner app based on my experience using it so far.


Easy to use and create videos, step-by-step video creation, flexibility to create videos from scratch, regularly updated.


It would be nice to have the ability to add an additional audio track (for background music) and be able to fade audio (in and out).

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Thanks Anthony - we will definitely be adding both of those features this Fall.
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Must have it for my instagram account
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@igityan_hayarpy cool - def get in touch if we can help with anything
Great application you have there! I'm totally intrigued by it! Will definitely give it a go, just a question, how many languages does Headliner support or what future languages you are expanding on? Will definitely love if it can support more languages or maybe even translation into other languages from one!
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@jmtiong the transcription supports the following languages: Afrikaans (South Africa) Amharic (Ethiopia) Armenian (Armenia) Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan) Indonesian (Indonesia) Malay (Malaysia) Bengali (Bangladesh) Bengali (India) Catalan (Spain) Czech (Czech Republic) Danish (Denmark) German (Germany) English (Australia) English (Canada) English (Ghana) English (United Kingdom) English (India) English (Ireland) English (Kenya) English (New Zealand) English (Nigeria) English (Philippines) English (South Africa) English (Tanzania) English (United States) Spanish (Argentina) Spanish (Bolivia) Spanish (Chile) Spanish (Colombia) Spanish (Costa Rica) Spanish (Ecuador) Spanish (El Salvador) Spanish (Spain) Spanish (United States) Spanish (Guatemala) Spanish (Honduras) Spanish (Mexico) Spanish (Nicaragua) Spanish (Panama) Spanish (Paraguay) Spanish (Peru) Spanish (Puerto Rico) Spanish (Dominican Republic) Spanish (Uruguay) Spanish (Venezuela) Basque (Spain) Filipino (Philippines) French (Canada) French (France) Galician (Spain) Georgian (Georgia) Gujarati (India) Croatian (Croatia) Zulu (South Africa) Icelandic (Iceland) Italian (Italy) Javanese (Indonesia) Kannada (India) Khmer (Cambodia) Lao (Laos) Latvian (Latvia) Lithuanian (Lithuania) Hungarian (Hungary) Malayalam (India) Marathi (India) Dutch (Netherlands) Nepali (Nepal) Norwegian Bokmål (Norway) Polish (Poland) Portuguese (Brazil) Portuguese (Portugal) Romanian (Romania) Sinhala (Sri Lanka) Slovak (Slovakia) Slovenian (Slovenia) Sundanese (Indonesia) Swahili (Tanzania) Swahili (Kenya) Finnish (Finland) Swedish (Sweden) Tamil (India) Tamil (Singapore) Tamil (Sri Lanka) Tamil (Malaysia) Telugu (India) Vietnamese (Vietnam) Turkish (Turkey) Urdu (Pakistan) Urdu (India) Greek (Greece) Bulgarian (Bulgaria) Russian (Russia) Serbian (Serbia) Ukrainian (Ukraine) Hebrew (Israel) Arabic (Israel) Arabic (Jordan) Arabic (United Arab Emirates) Arabic (Bahrain) Arabic (Algeria) Arabic (Saudi Arabia) Arabic (Iraq) Arabic (Kuwait) Arabic (Morocco) Arabic (Tunisia) Arabic (Oman) Arabic (State of Palestine) Arabic (Qatar) Arabic (Lebanon) Arabic (Egypt) Persian (Iran) Hindi (India) Thai (Thailand) Korean (South Korea) Chinese, Mandarin (Traditional, Taiwan) Chinese, Cantonese (Traditional, Hong Kong) Japanese (Japan) Chinese, Mandarin (Simplified, Hong Kong) Chinese, Mandarin (Simplified, China)
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@jmtiong it'd be cool to do a translation feature too - some users have been doing that manually now, using google translate and then copy and pasting the translation in.
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@oliver_wellington thanks for the list! Ohh I see but I can't wait for it to have a translation feature! :D
@jmtiong @oliver_wellington Heya, Oliver! Congrats on the launch! I think some would be awesome to add an option for professional translation too. For example, if you have users who do captions for their professional videos I think Google Translate is not always enough, so it would be cool if they could hire professional freelance translators from your app directly. That way your customers could an additional service without leaving the app and you could also earn a commission on providing this extra service. Just an idea. I hope you like it. :) By the way, we have a online community with 3000 professional translators so it would be cool if we could collaborate somehow on this feature in the future :)
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This looks like a great tool. Whilst YouTube viewers usually have their sound on for videos, on other social networks, studies have shown that a large percentage have their audio muted whilst watching/scrolling through videos on other networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. So being able to add these captions will add a whole new dynamic. The only area I can see this being an issue is where the video has a background music/song, as this would cause the system to struggle to pick up the voice correctly and provide accurate captions. Overall, a very exciting product and I look forward to trying it out.
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@productpearson That's spot on - the transcription works best when the voices are loud, clear, and ideally, isolated without background music.