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 unlimited transcription for one person, and our Business plan is unlimited for teams and businesses.

    • 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.