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How-to Windows

How to Easily Split a Long Audio File into Shorter Audio Files using Audacity

In this post, I’m going to show you how to easily split a long audio file into shorter separate files using Audacity. In a previous post, I showed you how to extract mp3 audio from a DVD using VLC. If your DVD was logically segmented into chapters, songs, episodes and so forth, the extraction process […]

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How-to Windows

How to Easily Copy All filenames in a folder to Excel in Windows

In this short post, I’m going to show you how to easily copy all filenames in a Window folder to Microsoft Excel. First a caveat, the main limitation of the method I’m going to show you, is that you cannot copy filenames in subfolders. If you want to learn how to how to copy filenames […]

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Windows

How to Copy all File Names in Folder to Excel Using MS DOS

Do you work with a lot of files? I do. And it’s hard and tedious to keep everything organized. At weloty, we’re currently we’re transcribing over 200 research interviews files for a client and an easy way to keep tabs on each file  is to copy all the file names into an Excel sheet and […]

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How-to MS-DOS Windows

How to easily merge multiple mp3 files into a single mp3 file using MS DOS

A recent comment: Kongo, do you have suggestions about how to merge two mp3 files into a single one? I have a few double-DVD concerts (operas, to be precise). I can generate a single mp3 file for each one, but it would be nice to merge them. Is there a way to do that? Thanks. […]

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Transcription Tips Video to Audio Conversion

How to Extract mp3 Audio from a DVD using VLC Media Player

There are many instances where you may need to extract the audio from a DVD aka rip audio from a DVD. As a transcriber, I often find it necessary to extract mp3 audio from a client’s DVD for easier transcription. Many software can rip audio from videos and DVDs. However, they’re expensive and sometimes don’t […]

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Transcription Equipment Transcription Tips

Best Transcription Software for Mac

Yesterday, I got this email from a reader of this blog. I’ll paraphrase (won’t bore you will the smiles and lols). “Hey Kongo, thanks for all the advice on choosing a transcription headset. What would you recommend as the best transcription software for Mac?  Thanks, Maggie.” I replied to her email and I thought I […]

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Transcription Equipment Transcription Tips

Best Transcription Foot Pedal

What is the best transcription foot pedal? From my personal experience, it’s the Infinity IN-USB-1 transcription foot pedal. Believe me, I don’t make that statement lightly. And I’ sticking my neck out here, though justifiably, proclaiming that the Infinity is the best transcription foot pedal. But, we’ve jumped the gun. I’ll get into the reasons […]

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Transcription Equipment Transcription Tips

Best Headphones for Transcription

A few months ago, my trusted set of transcription headphones disintegrated.  After 5 years of service, the plastic headband that held them together broke. I tried to get another pair, but the manufacturer had discontinued the model. So I set out to find another pair of transcription headsets. After trying out several models from different […]

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Rush Transcription

Rush Transcription Services

Are you looking for a rush transcription service that will transcribe your audios quickly? Are you tired of missing your deadlines, unreliable and dishonest online transcription services? Do you want to achieve your project goals and make your colleagues, friends, family, and yourself more proud than you have ever dreamed possible? If your answer to […]

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24 hour Transcription Service

24 hour Transcription Services

Are you looking for a 24 hour transcription service that will transcribe your audios within 24 hours? Are you tired of missing your deadlines, unreliable and dishonest online transcription services? Do you want to achieve your project goals and make your colleagues, friends, family, and yourself more proud than you have ever dreamed possible? If […]