Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Is there some software for generating scripts from audios or videos of recordings in English, such as those in Youtube, NewYorkTimes, ...? Free or Open Source software and software under Ubuntu are preferred. Thanks!

share|improve this question

closed as not a real question by Karan, MaQleod, Hennes, Indrek, Nifle Oct 28 '12 at 9:45

It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. For help clarifying this question so that it can be reopened, visit the help center.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

What "scripts"? Do you mean speech to text? – Karan Oct 28 '12 at 3:03
Yes, @Karan. ... – T... Oct 28 '12 at 17:41

There are a few open-source speech recognition projects, although this is not a perfected technology.

If you need accurate results manual transcribing is the only option.

List of Open Source Speech Recognition Software

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .