The #1 AWS Transcribe API Alternative

AssemblyAI is an award winning API for mission critical Speech-to-Text, powering innovative startups and enterprises in production.

Industry-leading performance at a fraction of the price of big public clouds

Accuracy
Accuracy update frequency
Price
Time to integrate
Languages supported
Speaker labels
Word timings
Confidence scores
Punctuation/casing
Custom words
All audio/video formats accepted
Transcribe data from anywhere
Redact sensitive data from transcript (PII)
Auto transcript highlights
Export as srt/vtt captions
Data privacy/deletion
Free 24x7 support
Good
Okay
6 weeks
6-12 months
$0.45 - $0.90/hr
$1.44/hr
1-2 hours
3-4 days
English only
Multiple
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Anywhere
S3 Buckets only
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AssemblyAI is an award winning leader in Speech Recognition, trusted by developers, startups, and global companies to power mission critical features with the highest accuracy.

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