Word in Office 365

Word in Office 365 offers a Dictate tool to transcribe your voice on-the-fly.

Word Online

Now, you can also use a new Transcribe tool that is accessible in the latest versions of the Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers. Researchers may find this especially useful!


  • There is a 5-hour limit per month for uploaded recordings 
  • Each uploaded recording is limited to 200mb
  • Currently, transcribing audio into English (EN-US) is the only language supported, but Microsoft is working on support for more languages

Transcribe in Office mobile will be coming by the end of 2020.

Try it out! You can learn more from Microsoft.