Transcripts (UserTesting)

Learn about Transcripts available for videos in the UserTesting platform. 

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About transcripts

  • The Transcript feature automatically turns the audio of completed tests into text.
  • Transcripts are available with the following plans:
    Flex plan Seat-based plan
    Essentials Startup
    Advanced Professional
    Ultimate Premium
  • Use transcripts to:
    • Jump to any point in a video by clicking the text in the transcript.
    • Create a video clip by selecting the corresponding section of the transcript.
    • Search for keywords and jump to the corresponding portion of the video.
    • Easily copy direct quotes for reporting and presentations to stakeholders.
  • Transcripts for Live Conversations will include the speaker's names to better identify who was speaking.


Why use transcripts?

  • The Transcripts feature is a great time-saving tool for you to review large batches of videos or quickly scan through videos for insights.
  • Transcripts are generated by machine-driven speech recognition and won’t always be 100% accurately captured.
  • Use transcripts as a tool to improve efficiency rather than as a substitute for watching user videos.


Available languages in transcripts

  • Transcripts are available for unmoderated tests and Live Conversation in these languages:
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Spanish
      Pro Tip: To change the transcript to a language other than English, set the language filter to that language when initially building your test.
  • Transcripts are only available in English for the following:
  • For more information on language options, check out Testing in non-English languages
    💡Please note:Transcripts, test plans, and any verbal or written feedback from non-English tests cannot be translated into English. Also, transcripts, test plans, and any verbal or written feedback from English-language tests cannot be translated into another language on the UserTesting platform.



View a transcript

  1. Select Tests in the left menu.
  2. Choose the test you'd like to view.
  3. Click Play to open the video.
  4. Click the dropdown in the right menu and choose Transcript.



Create a video clip from the transcript

  1. Follow the steps above to view a transcript.
  2. Highlight the text you'd like to turn into a clip.
  3. Click Make clip.



Navigate the video using the transcript

  1. Follow the steps above to view a transcript.
  2. In the transcript, click the beginning of any sentence to jump to that point in the video.
    Pro Tip: User CTRL/CMD+F to search for text in the transcript. Then click the beginning of that sentence to jump to that point of the video.


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