FAQs

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New Customer FAQ

What is Descript, and why is it special? What problem is it going to solve for me?

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How is Descript different from automatic transcription tools?

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Is Descript right for me?

An overview of some of the customers we have in mind for the current version of Descript.
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Does Descript Support Windows / Chromebook / etc.?

A Mac app?! Don't you know that Mac has 0.5% marketshare?
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Does Descript support foreign languages?

Will Descript let me transcribe in Spanish, German, French, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Russian, etc.?
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How much does Descript cost?

An overview of pricing and plans
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Can I try Descript for free?

Learn about our trial version.
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How accurate is Descript's automatic transcription?

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Why would I use Descript for manual transcription?

When automatic transcription doesn't cut it, Descript has you covered with its White Glove human transcription.
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Can I collaborate with other users on a Descript Project?

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Does Descript support multitrack transcription and editing?

Does Descript work with multiple tracks?
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Can I transcribe video with Descript?

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What are you doing to protect the privacy of my audio?

Security and Privacy
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Do you offer team / enterprise plans?

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Who is behind Descript?

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Etc.

What audio file formats does Descript support?

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Updating Descript to the latest version

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Get the Descript Developer Release

Help us test the bleeding edge of Descript.
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Does Descript automatically identify / label audio files with multiple speakers?

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Why can I add/remove a max of 100 characters in Correct Text Mode?

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Updating your email / password / account information

How to change your email, password, name, and credit card
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Can I add timestamps to my transcript?

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Can I use Descript with Dropbox and other file syncing services?

Yes, but it’s at your own risk. Be careful and read this first.
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How do I safely save files to Dropbox?

A protocol for downloading, editing, and uploading files to Dropbox
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Can I use Descript with Box?

Yes. (And it works better than Dropbox).
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How do I cancel my Descript Standard Subscription?

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How can I add multiple Descript Session exports to the same Pro Tools Project without duplicating the audio files?

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How do I delete / disable my Descript account?

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