How does Transcription work in Glean?
Our Transcription feature allows you to convert any of your audio recordings into text.
This gives you the ability to record an entire lecture with Glean, and then opt to convert the whole recording into text after it’s finished.
Therefore, you’re free to fully engage in class, then refine your understanding later when you review your notes.
Key details about Transcription
- Enables you to transcribe audio after class to help refine your understanding of class info
- Only available on Glean’s web app
- Internet connection is required at the time of transcription
We’ve put together a quick demonstration video to show you how it works.
Just simply click the Convert to Text button and Glean will create a transcription from your Event (audio file).
Once that’s done, you can easily toggle between Audio and Text to interact with information in whichever way works best for you.
Here are some answers to questions you might already have about Transcription in Glean.
How long does it take to generate a transcript?
It takes around 5 minutes to generate a transcript for every hour of recording. There's no need to stay connected to Glean once you've requested a transcript - it appear when you next log in.
Do I need to be connected to the internet?
You will need to be connected to the internet to request and download a transcript, but you can safely disconnect or visit other web pages while the transcript is generating.
Can I transcribe languages other than English?
At present, Glean only supports English transcriptions.