AssemblyAI vs. AWS Transcribe

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AssemblyAI AWS Transcribe
Accuracy Great Okay
Accuracy Updates Every 6 weeks 6-12 months
Price $0.45-$0.90/hr $1.44/hr
Time to Integrate 1-2 hours 3-4 days
Languages Supported English Only Multiple
Speaker Labels Yes Yes
Word Timings Yes Yes
Confidence Scores Yes Yes
punctuation/casing Yes Yes
Custom Words Yes Yes
All Audio/Video Formats Accepted Yes No
Transcribe data from Anywhere S3 Buckets only
Redact sensitive data from transcript (PII) Yes Yes
Auto Transcript Highlights Yes No
Export as SRT/VTT captions Yes No
Data Privacy/deletion Yes No
Free 24x7 Support Yes No

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Hyekyu D.

Media Monitoring

"..we found AssemblyAI to be the most accurate for English transcription..."

Nico R.

Sales and Customer Support

"I've tested many stt api's (Google/AWS/IBM) to transcribe audio/video files and AssemblyAI consistently wins on accuracy (lowest WER on our audio files)."

Bradley B


"Great ASR API, even better customer service"

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