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Transcription Services South Africa

Transcription Services South Africa is provided by Way With Words throughout South Africa, Africa, and beyond and is used by many industries and professions ranging from media, business, financial and legal to academic users, technology start-ups, government departments, and corporates.

About Us

Way With Words is a general voice to text company offering audio-to-text, speech-to-text or voice-to-text solutions. Our transcription services and other audio to text offerings are often chosen because of our excellent reputation for accurate transcribing and working with many different local dialects. We also process large volumes of audio or video recordings.

Transcription Services

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Way With Words’ standard transcription service is calculated on a per audio or video minute rate. Pricing depends on the turnaround time chosen and the add-on options selected. The longer the turnaround and the fewer the add-ons selected, the lower the price. Use our calculator below to get started ↴

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Additional Services

Our captioning rates are also calculated per video minute, while our custom audio to text solution pricing is negotiable – depending on your required volume and conditions of service.

Transcription Uses

Way With Words‘ clients require transcribing for a wide range of situations which include dictations, legal disputes, court cases, disciplinary hearings, focus group research and findings as well as media such as TV, film, Vimeo, and YouTube videos. In addition, our transcription services are regularly used for:

Our Clients

Clients using Transcription Services South Africa range from individuals to business and government. Clients include Primedia, SA National Museum, Allan Gray, South African Tourism, South African Reserve Bank, Shoprite, and many more institutions and individuals.

Our University transcription services are also very popular with students and faculties at other universities and academic institutions including the University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Stellenbosch (US), University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Varsity College, Boston City Campus & Business College, AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, Cornerstone Institute, University of Fort Hare, University of the Free State, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Limpopo, University of North-West, University of Pretoria, Rhodes University, UNISA, and other institutions for higher learning.

Regional Office

WAY WITH WORDS SA (Pty) Ltd | Company Registration: 2001/015436/07 | VAT No: 4010198705 | Level 4 B-BB-EE
Way With Words, Manor House, Vineyards Estates, 99 Jip De Jager Dr, De Bron, Cape Town, 7530

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Way With Words Transcription Services are also available in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein, East London, Pietermaritzburg, Grahamstown as well as the rest of South Africa and Africa.

Our Contractors

Our transcribers are chosen from our job recruitment portal and assessed for their dialect and subject skills. Subsequently, they are contracted to our transcription team to transcribe a wide variety of English dialects. However, the team will assist with some mixed-language recordings, such as Afrikaans, on a case-by-case basis.