Frequently asked questions

    • What is Cockatoo?

      Cockatoo is transcription service that uses cutting-edge AI to automatically generate text from recorded speech.

    • 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 unlimited transcripts and more features our Professional plan is just $29.00 per month or $179.00 annually (USD).

    • Does it work with accents or background noise?

      Yes, we designed our algorithms to improve robustness 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 Professional plan includes unlimited transcription. Cockatoo is the only service on the internet (as far as we know) that offers unlimited transcripts.

    • 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.