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README.md

litti

Transcript an audio file in the comfort of your browser.

Features

  • upload custom audio file by drag & drop
  • play audio & write stuff
  • comfortable hotkeys for play & pause, rewind & fast forward, set speed
  • automatically store playhead position & transcript progress in localStorage
  • count words
  • download transcript as UTF-8 plaintext (Google Chrome only)
  • smart progress bar with seeking

Demo

There's an instance running at http://mike.fi/litti/. Everything happens inside the browser, so if you find it useful, nothing prevents you from doing actual work with it. Have fun!

Running

Tested and should work with an up-to-date Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, both on OS X and Windows.

More specifically, litti uses the following HTML5 features:

(If you were to serve the audio from the server in the src tag instead of letting the user upload it, you would need a HTTP server which supports HTTP 1.1 byte ranges to enable audio seeking — for lightweight development purposes, https://github.com/smgoller/rangehttpserver does it right!)

Todo:

  • browser support detection
  • support for video transcripts?
  • focus mode

FAQ

Q. What's with the name and the logo?

A. Jari 'Litti' Litmanen has his own special way of doing a 'thumbs up'. Also, transscription is called litterointi in Finnish.

License

MIT.