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  1. add live statistics of transcription progress

    I need to be motivated! 50 hours of audio to transcribe leaves me a bit overwhelmed. It would be great to have an optional window that shows things like my current # words transcribed per minute, my total # transcribed words and # minutes completed so far today, and other days this week (and the record to beat!), and a monthly progress chart. This should be really simple to implement, but could really make a difference in my work awareness and motivation.

    9 votes
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  2. Automatic Play+Pause+Skipback

    It could be useful to have a second kind of playback speed control, that works only with the pause and the rewind functions, instead of really slowing down the speed of playback. I'm thinking of something like this: I click play and, after 10 seconds of playback, InqScribe automatically pauses for 5 seconds, then it starts the playback again; then, after other 10 seconds it pauses again for 5 seconds, and so on, looping this process until I manually click stop or pause. (The values in seconds are given only for example: I imagine that they would be customizable through…

    13 votes
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    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  shortcuts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. allow a shortcut that switches volume balance (one for right, one for left, one for middle)

    This would help us tremendously in transcription of video where there are two audio channels and we want to catch what's happening in both

    4 votes
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  4. Batch update for file locations

    Different users have the same file stored in different locations. Currently, we have to relocate each file one by one as we re-open transcripts. It would be so much easier to have a batch update function, or a default directory option that can be updated and affect all transcripts.

    2 votes
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  5. add styled text support

    Add support for styles like bold and italic, along with custom font colors and varying fonts and font sizes.

    252 votes
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    under review  ·  21 comments  ·  Transcripts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. add a spell checker

    On OS X, we'd use the built-in spell checker. For Windows, we're looking at several options, and are currently leaning towards hunspell, an open-source project with support for several languages. The Open Office project also uses hunspell.

    238 votes
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  7. Add VLC Player as an optional media player for InqScribe

    Quicktime doesn't play audio for HD MPEGs & often the audio gets out of sync with the video in other formats. VLC has fewer problems with this stuff.

    4 votes
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    5 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the suggestion. We’re currently working on revamping InqScribe’s media engine, and VLC support is a possibility. For more about InqScribe’s future, head over to our blog: http://blogs.inquirium.net/inqscribe/2014/03/retiring-quicktime/

    Fun fact:
    Currently, VLC Player cannot be used to control media in InqScribe, but did you know you can view your exported subtitles in VLC Player? More in our Knowledge Base here: http://support.inqscribe.com/knowledgebase/articles/422681-how-do-i-import-my-subtitles-into-vlc-player

  8. button to pause for n seconds, then skipback and continue playback

    Simple: I'm transcribing the audio; the speaker then accelerates, so I press a customizable key and InqScribe pauses for 3 seconds (giving me the time to digit what I've lost), then automatically restart playback, only skipping back 1 second just to help me "realignining" with the next words.

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  9. insert a cancel button in shortcuts/snippets window

    Especially in the shortcuts window, if I modify a parameter of a shortcut, the change is immediately saved and it can't be undone. Having a Cancel button aside the Done button would be useful.

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  10. let me use InqScribe to control playback in the background

    So I can type in Word or some other application, and use the foot pedal to control playback.

    78 votes
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  11. sound effects

    more options on the sounds effects would really help out for transcription. Especially for hard to hear speakers. Such as being able to manipulate the bass and treble if needed or reduce the background noise.

    18 votes
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  12. error box needs keyboard support and non cryptic alert messages (media not in expected folder error)

    Blind users can't interact with media not found errors via the keyboard and these errors are in cryptic hexadecimal rather than English.

    3 votes
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  13. support separate sets of snippets/shortcuts

    Many folks want to share snippets or shortcuts with each other. Come up with a way to save a collection of snippets as a file to share with others, and have a way to limit which snippets are active for any given file.

    Of course, this feature could also allow you to create and store collections of snippets for your own use.

    39 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. allow saving full-res video image in document

    Be able to create a document with slides inserted in text.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for writing in the request. You can save images within InqScribe by clicking “File > Save Current Frame as JPEG…” or “File > Save Time Series as JPEGs…” However, you cannot currently save these images in a document with your transcript’s text. We will consider this export option for a future update.

  16. Support exported transcripts that contain images of each time-stamped frame

    Creates an exported transcript that inserts a still image of each timestamped frame.

    7 votes
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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  import/export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. show waveform in the player window

    it would be nice to see the audiowaveform in the player window

    133 votes
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  18. Add control over size of the timecode display

    The timecode display right now is way too small and difficult to see. I wish it were bigger and more visible. Either Inquirium can make it so, or give us controls over its appearance, font, color, etc.

    31 votes
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  19. allow a link in the transcript area to multiple media files

    That way the same inqscribe file can point to different media files. This is useful if, for example, you wanted to show lots of examples of the same category which occur in different media files.

    39 votes
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  20. Spreadsheet type work area and Excel support

    Instead of plain text area . Let us choose the number of colums visible.
    Would be fare more useful and easily exporable for stuctural data instead of relying on TABs and returns that are not always visible.

    33 votes
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