Transcribe video to text.

Instantly generate subtitles and captions or create a transcript with automatic Speech to Text features in {{premiere-pro}}.

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Create customisable subtitles and captions with voice recognition.

Use voice-to-text technology powered by machine learning to transcribe audio tracks in video files in real time. Add captions, improve accessibility, boost engagement and get your story out to a wider audience.

Generate transcripts in a snap.

Transcribe video to text faster than ever using artificial intelligence and accurately create captions, subtitles and transcripts in 18 languages.

Make a rough cut by copying and pasting text.

Use your transcript to assemble a rough cut with AI-powered Text-Based Editing. Cut and paste blocks of text to move clips around. Search for specific keywords, automatically detect and delete pauses and gaps and put your clips in sequence faster than ever.


Stylise your captions.

Format your captions and subtitles to fit your style or convert your captions to graphics. Adjust font, placement, colours and more. Then save your settings and use them as caption templates for other projects.


What languages can Premiere Pro transcribe?

Speech to Text is available for: English, English (UK), Simplified Chinese (Mandarin), Traditional Chinese (Mandarin), Traditional Cantonese, Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean, Italian, Russian, Hindi, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish.

Does it cost extra to use Speech to Text?

No, Speech to Text is included in your {{premiere-pro}} subscription. There is currently no set limit for fair and reasonable use by individual subscribers, for their own projects.

Do I need an Internet connection to use Speech to Text?

With {{premiere-pro}} 22.2 (and later) you can use Speech to Text off-line. Premiere Pro includes an English language pack for transcriptions. Additional language packs can be downloaded individually. Once a language pack is installed, you can create transcriptions of your videos without an Internet connection.

Does Speech to Text use artificial intelligence?

Yes. Speech to Text leverages AI technology to generate transcripts and position captions on the timeline so that they match the pacing and cadence of the spoken words.

What broadcast standard captioning formats are supported?

Australian OP-47, CEA-608, CEA-708, EBU Subtitle and Teletext are supported. Export SRT, SCC, MCC, STL and DFXMP files or embed captions into videos upon export.


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