Audio Transcription

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Our audio transcriptions are carried out by skilled professional transcriptionists working to your specific needs and deadlines. All to the highest security standards.

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We have a range of audio transcription services you can trust. These include Verbatim and Intelligent Verbatim. So you can choose the right service to convert your audio to text. You can even get optional extras like timestamps and speaker identification to make your transcript easier to parse. We don't sneakily automatically transcribe anything and charge you for it like some transcription companies; no automatic transcription or speech recognition is used, in order to ensure a perfect transcript every time.

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Audio & Video

You can opt for verbatim transcription - which gives you a full transcript of the spoken word audio file in its entirety, but with filler words such as umm’s & err’s removed. Alternatively, if these are necessary or provide useful context (e.g. in legal cases or where text analytics are useful) we can leave them in.

From: £1.19

per minute

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Intelligent Verbatim

Audio & Video

Our Intelligent Verbatim service is more focused and easier to review, without losing any of the meaningful content. Whilst retaining full participant responses, our transcribers summarise moderator questions and remove any off-topic small talk, meaning we're able to provide a more concise transcript than the classic full verbatim that still provides you with all the important information you need.

From: £1.19

per minute

Examples - Captions, Intelligent Verbatim, Verbatim.

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Audio transcription additional features

We can add additional features to your audio transcription such as timestamps, speaker identification and notes on vocal delivery.

Don’t worry about complex language, background noise or jargon. Our well trained, highly experienced transcribers can get even complex transcriptions done to your deadline.

Our features include


Speaker Identification

Time stamps

Time Stamps

Umms and errs

Include Ums and Errs

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Suitable for a range of industries

Voice often isn’t valuable if it isn’t referenceable and meetings could be meaningless if the contents are not correctly captured. As a result, we supply audio transcription for a wide range of industries and user needs.

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Market Research

Our audio transcription service allows faster and deeper access to data from Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, User Testing, Product Mapping, and workshops. This enables researchers to get to their most important insights more quickly!

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Hours of audio footage from Dictation, Court Proceedings, Police Interviews, Witness Statements, Tribunals, Hearings and Conferences is instantly accessible through verbatim transcripts and intelligent verbatim.

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Audio transcription services make compliance and corporate governance easier. Take control of your data from Annual & Interim Results Statements, Presentations, Conference Calls, and Trading Updates.

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Human Resources

We’re accustomed to dealing with highly sensitive and confidential information, we can either transcribe from your audio recording or send a professional and discreet typist to deliver live note taking for grievances, disciplinary hearings, probation reviews and appraisals.

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Education / Academia

We understand how important accurate records are within academia. Work smarter with our experts transcribing your audio files. Transcripts help make you the master of lecture notes and primary sources.

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Healthcare and Medical

Looking for an audio transcriber to capture your recorded medical consultations, discussion or research but concerned they won’t understand the medical jargon? 

Our elite base of UK transcribers are trained to work with complex information.

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How it works

It’s quick and easy to take advantage of our complete set of transcription services.

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Simply Upload

Upload your file with full security assured.
You can simply upload via:​

- ​Our website​
- Our API

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Choose your service

Select your transcription options, turnaround time and whether you’d like to pay as you go or complete our simple account form and place your order. ​

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We do our thing

Our project team will assign one of our highly skilled UK-based transcribers to complete the highest quality transcript in the timeframe you selected.​

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Receive your transcripts​

You will receive a secure link to download your on-time, accurate transcripts in the format you require.​

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Still got questions? We’ll always do our best to answer any questions you have. Here are some that we’re most frequently asked:

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    Can’t I just use Speech To Text software?

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    Automated Speech to Text software is getting better. But it still struggles with accuracy, maxing out at 85%.  It’s not quite ready for important content. Luckily, we have developed an app that allows you to easily upload your audio and our professional transcribers will provide you with at least a  99% accurate transcript.

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    What if I need additional support?

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    You can rest assured that we offer comprehensive personal support for all clients. Our friendly, knowledgeable project managers are available via email, over the phone or live chat between 9am and 10pm.

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    Will my audio transcription definitely be done on time?

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    Absolutely! Our delivery times are 100% guaranteed and include weekends. Your deadlines are our deadlines for any project of any size!


Not what you need? Try out our other services

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Captioning and Subtitles

Video Files

Our Closed Caption and Subtitling services help make your content more accessible to those who are watching where audio isn’t appropriate.

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Professional Minute & Notetaking


Alongside our suite of transcription services, we can also offer live notetaking and minutes for those important meetings and events. 

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What our clients think

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I would like to publicly declare my love for Takenote. They have great people and a wonderful staff who work with you to develop great transcripts. Very fast, thorough and professional. A must-have tool for serious video marketers and SEO practitioners.

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Very professional and excellent service. Will continue to use for our note-taking!

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We were extremely happy and impressed with the quality of the transcripts. Take Note provide reliable, professional and efficient services. They also give excellent support to their customers throughout every step of the process. Their online system is intuitive and easy to use, which allows to upload files within minutes. We will continue using their services without a doubt! Thank you.

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Take Note offered a highly professional service that was fast, efficient, and of a high standard. They were exceptionally quick in their communication, which was key in achieving the results we needed. Many thanks, look forward to working with your team again.

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I recently used Take Note for transcribing a series of focus groups and would highly recommend them. The transcriptions were to a good quality and were turned around very quickly. The Take Note portal was very easy to navigate and it was clear when my transcriptions were ready. I particularly like the Quote Generator function, which makes it really easy to play around with functions and costs. I also found everyone at Take Note to be really helpful and quick to respond. I had an issue with video files being too large to upload to the portal. After contacting Take Note, someone helped me with compressing the file so it could be uploaded.

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I work for a research company and Take Note supply us with transcribtions for: audio calls, online focus groups, face-to-face focus groups etc. They work very efficiently and I've always had great service from all the members of their team. I would **highly recommend** this company to anyone looking for really fast transcribing turn-arounds. Thanks for all your help!

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Speedy, accurate transcriptions with great customer service. Totally recommend.

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What a great service from end to end! The online portal to upload the files was simple and clear and the delivery time was really quick too. The quality of the output was top-notch - even with some "testing" content to be captured. Take Note are now my #1 supplier of choice for typing services. Thank you!

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I just wanted to extend a big thank you for the quality of work produced – please see below for some great feedback from one of my most senior colleagues here. Really high praise and makes me look good to have such great suppliers so THANK YOU! Please can you contact the transcriber and say how great these transcripts are. Not sure if they ever get thanks, probably only complaints, but these are really fabulous and hugely helpful in their richness. The transcriber has really captured the rhythm of language and so the spirit of the group, not just what they said. Excellent work. Like to give credit where it’s due.


We use Take Notes services regularly and are always completely satisfied with the level of service we receive. The note takers are friendly and professional and the notes are always of a high quality standard and delivered in a timely fashion. A joy to work with!

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I have been genuinely impressed by the level of service offered by Take Note. From the moment I first contacted them for a quote, they have been friendly, helpful, and proactive. All of my queries have been answered quickly and fully, and they have been very accommodating of the needs relating to our project. I heartily recommend Take Note, and will certainly be using them for future transcription work that I and my colleagues need.

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Professional, friendly and most importantly, high quality. The project is managed from start to finish, and there is always help on hand if you have any questions. I am looking forward to working with the team again.

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Portail intuitive, easy to access, easy to use, fast & efficient upload, fast & efficient quote system, a great choice of services, high quality complete notes, good quality service received. Great team to work with, patient, pro-ac

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Very professional, very quick turn around and speedy communication. Would highly recommend.

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Take Note have always been my first choice when booking live note-taking or transcriptions for my clients. Take Note are really responsive to requests and have never let me down. All of my clients are really happy with the transcriptions/note-taking we have had. Also costs are very reasonable. Excellent and would thoroughly recommend. Lucy - Source Fieldwork

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Take Note are absolutely brilliant. Always seem to deliver quicker than they say they would. Good customer service too. I called them with a query and they were both friendly and helpful

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Take Note have been my go to agency for transcription ever since I began working at Acacia Avenue. I've been offered free trials from various other transcription agencies, and I'm yet to experience a portal that's as user friendly and streamlined. Our contacts do a brilliant jobs of managing our requests too. Highly recommended.

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I am undertaking a doctorate and I used Take Note for transcription of my interviews (8 in total - due to upload another 2 this week). The Take Note dashboard is very comprehensive compared to others that I have used, but most of all it is very user friendly and there is help on hand should you need it. The price is VERY reasonable - compared to other transcription services that I have used in the past. The quality of the manuscripts is excellent, and they are available for downloading in different formats. I have and will be using them again! I used Take Note again, for further interview transcriptions - again, they were efficient and provided an excellent service! And VERY reasonably priced too! I have recommended the service to a colleague who is also undertaking doctoral study - and she has also used the service! (and is very happy with Take Note!)

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We have used Take Note over the past 3+ years, and they have produced over 1,000 hours worth of transcripts for us (over 10,000 A4 pages). Some of the recordings were difficult, and the content specialised. Over that time, the staff has proven to be professional, easy to work with and quick to adjust according to our specifications. Couldn't say enough good about them or rate them more highly. You won't be disappointed if you choose them for your transcription work.

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The company I work for has been using Take Note for a number of years and in the 4 and a half years I've worked here, I have dealt with them on a regular basis. I can honestly say they have never let us down! Any time of day (or evening) I will receive a prompt response- with the answer always being 'of course we can help and meet your deadline.' The staff are so friendly in emails and on the phone and yet always professional- you know you're in capable hands.

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Take Note are always incredibly professional, swift and friendly. My go to service for quick turnaround transcriptions for MTV and Comedy Central.

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Take Note are really helpful and responsive and always turn around transcripts really quickly (good communicators too)

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I have TakeNotes services on numerous occasions now and they have always done a wonderful job every time. It was on time, completed at a really high use-able, clear standard and the cutting down of the unnecessary parts of the transcript were really successful and saved a lot of my time. You can see that the person transcribing has a high level of understanding of the purpose of the transcription. Thanks so much

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Take Note are our go-to company for all of our transcript needs for over 5 years now. Their transcripts are high quality and accurate. The portal to upload audio is very easy to use and so handy to login into to see the stage our transcripts are. We also use Take Note for Notetaking and their note takers arrive promptly, smartly dressed and ready to work. We have great feedback from our clients, and of course the TN team are lovely to work with too. Highly recommend.

Little wing

I couldn't be happier with TakeNote - friendly efficient service, really reasonably priced, with excellent note takers who deliver accurate transcripts at seriously impressive speed (first thing the morning after a late evening of note taking).

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Takenote offer a range of transcription services to suit differing needs. They are extremely responsive to queries and have an efficient online portal to upload recordings and download transcripts. I would highly recommend their services 🙂

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I contacted Takenote via the chat on the website. Lucy was really helpful and gave me quotes really quickly for a few different options. Once my client approved the costs the set up on the online portal was done in minutes where I then uploaded everything ready to be transcribed. Although I only paid for turnaround in 7 days I started receving completed transcriptions back the next day. The quality of them was great and the support via email and the chat was great, everyone was really friendly and helpful. I was also surprised at just how good the price was for 40 transcribed videos! I wouldn't go anywhere else after this.

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Take Note have been a great find! Their team was so helpful, responding very quickly - and the process of uploading files to their portal is simple, and clear. The transcriptions were very accurate … and these were supplied ahead of the 48 hours turnaround time too! So all round, I'd highly recommend them

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Service is fantastic, even though i quite often book VERY last minute they do everything they can to help me out. Transcripts are always good quality and note takers at f/w always do a great job. Would highly recommend

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Take Note provide very high quality transcription. I've used them many times for both the 24 hour and 48 hour turnaround services. The transcripts have been returned earlier than expected and are always accurate. The portal is easy to use in terms of uploading audio files, and inviting colleagues/clients to read and download the transcripts. The staff are always quick to respond and very helpful whenever I've had queries. I'd recommend them to any market or social research agency who needs good quality transcripts, quickly.