Re: mp3 to text

Stan Bobbitt

I have the free version of switch and I just converted several MP3 files into text.

It wasn’t accurate at all. It left out over 50% of the file content and added in words and whole sentences that weren’t even in the sound file.


From: <> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, January 27, 2020 8:23 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] mp3 to text


When I open the free version of Switch, I don't have to open any file to see the output selections.  I can tab around and see a combo box of file types such as MP3, wave, and a lot of others.  There is no text conversion offered and I assume this is the selection combo box you are talking about.


We don't know the sound quality of the files or how that might affect the accuracy of conversion.  How much does Switch cost to buy?  Is there a full demo that runs for a period of time before the user is limited to the free version?



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Sent: Monday, January 27, 2020 3:45 AM

Subject: Re: [nvda] mp3 to text


Apologies and thanks for the update.

This facility was not in Switch when I bought it some years ago. Unfortunately my Switch activation no longer works on Windows 10 as they had a horrible habit of only allowing one install so I am clearly not up to date.

Thanks for correction.

David Griffith


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From: Andrea Sherry
Sent: 27 January 2020 07:38
Subject: [nvda] mp3 to text


the Switch program from nch software does indeed produce text from a

sound input file.

Don't know if this is available in the unpaid version. However it

certainly exists in the paid for version.

The facility is offered when the initial sound file is opened. The

choice is made from the out options (i.e. various formats including

text) when a choice is made to use the microsoft software available on

the pc. I chose uk english. The conversion process took approx 2 minutes

from a 4 meg mp3 to create a 21k txt file.






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