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🎯 Superhuman speech to text accuracy.

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🌍 Transcribe in 90+ languages.

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How does it work?

Convert audio or video files to text transcripts using Cockatoo.


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Accurately convert audio or video files to text in seconds.

Automated Transcription

Typing up a transcript or notes? We'll do the heavy lifting for you. Cockatoo is the fastest and most accurate speech to text app ever.


Superhuman Accuracy

Cockatoo is up to 99% accurate, surpassing human performance with the power of machine learning.

Blazing Speed

No more slow manual transcription! Cockatoo transcribes 1 hour of audio in just 2-3 minutes. That's 30x faster than doing it yourself and quicker than the competition!

Transcribe in 90+ Languages

We support transcription in dozens of languages and dialects from around the world.

Transcribe Any File

Cockatoo is your file to text converter. Upload audio or video in any format and get a text transcript back in seconds.

Unbeatable Pricing

We have pricing plans tailored to fit any budget. AI transcription is finally within reach for everyone.

Easy to Use

Just drag and drop your files and we do the rest. Sign up now and start transcribing in seconds.


Seamlessly Export Your Files

Download transcripts as srt, docx, pdf, or txt. Choose the format that suits your needs and share your transcriptions effortlessly!

Hassle-Free Video Uploads

No need to muck around with separating audio from video, we handle it for you. Just drag and drop your files - it's that easy!

Private and Secure

We believe privacy is a human right, and we protect your data using the state of the art in security and cryptography.

Independently Owned

We will NEVER share your data with ANYONE. Charging for the product is the only way we make money - never from advertising. And unlike our competitors we are independently owned.

Text Editing In Your Browser

Our built in text editor has been thoughtfully designed to make editing your transcripts as fast, easy, and simple as possible.

πŸŽ™οΈ Upload an audio or video file of a conversation


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Frequently asked questions

    • What is Cockatoo?

      Cockatoo is a transcription service that automatically generates text from recorded speech using cutting-edge AI.

    • What kinds of files can I transcribe?

      Any standard audio or video file (mp3, mpeg, mp4, wav, acc, mov, etc.) format with people talking in it (not a music recording, for example). Cockatoo automatically transcribes all spoken dialogue in the file.

    • Which formats can I export my transcript to?

      pdf, docx, txt, and srt

    • How much does it cost?

      You can start with our free tier with no credit card required. For more transcripts and more features our Pro plan is just undefinedundefined per month or undefinedundefined annually (undefined).

    • Does it work with accents or background noise?

      Yes, we've thoughtfully designed our algorithms to be robust to accents, background noise and technical language.

    • What languages do you support?

      We support transcription in over 90 languages! English, Spanish, German, Swedish, Dutch, French, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Portuguese, and many more!

    • Is there a limit to how much audio I can transcribe?

      Our Pro plan includes 10,000 minutes of transcription per month, our Business plan is unlimited.

    • Who should use Cockatoo?

      Anyone! You can transcribe anything - like your favorite podcast, a sales call, or even a legal deposition. And our UI is so simple anyone can use it.

    • Do you have an affiliate program?

      Yes, and we love to partner with our users. Please reach out at if you're interested.