Express Scribe

Express Scribe

Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 68 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.01
  • Total Downloads:
    181,063
  • Date Added:
    December 16, 2009
  • File Size:
    915.59KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    570
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

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  • 4 stars

    "Almost there"

    October 05, 2014   |   By Everyday Person

    Version: Express Scribe 5.69

    Pros

    You can increase/decrease speed as a percentage, not by random steps. So if someone is a slow speaker, you can increase playback speed to 110% or 111% or 112% etc. The reverse if they're a fast speaker. Intonation does not change.
    The typing area did not have auto-correct, which is a huge timesaver IMO when doing the first draft. (I used it for academic transcription.) The shortcut keys are very handy. Had to pay for video playback, of course, but the price is minimal ($30 or $40).

    Cons

    Video could take awhile to load. The biggest con was that playback doesn't automatically jump back a second when you hit play again. This helps hugely with transcribing, because it helps you connect what you just typed with what you're about to type.

    Summary

    There was no malware as mentioned earlier. Yes, you do have numerous options of other software you can install, and that does get annoying, but that's all I found with extra software.
    I did end up returning the software because of the two cons I mentioned. Their site wasn't entirely clear as to where to request a refund, so I think I emailed sales. The refund was complete within about three days. As far as I'm concerned, that's the mark of a professional company. If they could just improve the video loading and include an overlap function, then I think this would be really good software. (And maybe upgrade their website - it doesn't leave the strongest impression.)

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    General
    Publisher NCH Software
    Publisher web site http://www.nch.com.au
    Release Date December 16, 2009
    Date Added December 16, 2009
    Version 5.01
    Category
    Category Business Software
    Subcategory Word Processing Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 915.59KB
    File Name essetup.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 181,063
    Downloads Last Week 570
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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