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Fix duplicate transcripts

If your audio tracks in your sequence aren't fully isolated, your speaker's voices could be spread across some or all of the tracks causing speaker labels in the script to be assigned inaccurately. Descript has the ability to detect microphone bleed and gives you the option to automatically fix it so that your script stays clean, accurate, and editable.

Removes text, not audio

The Fix duplicate transcripts feature does not delete the analyzed media; it only removes the duplicated text from the script.

Automatically fix duplicate transcriptions

If Descript detects mic bleed when you create a sequence, you'll see a notification in the bottom right of the editor that says, "Sections of (your_filename) have duplicate transcription, perhaps caused by mic bleed." Click Fix to remove the duplicate transcription.

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Manually fix duplicate transcripts

  1. Open the Media Library.
  2. Right-click the sequence you want to analyze and select Advanced > Fix duplicate transcripts.

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Reverting duplicate transcripts

On rare occasions, Descript can incorrectly categorize some audio as mic bleed. If that's the case:

  1. Open the Advanced > Revert duplicate transcripts fix. .
  2. Right-click the sequence you want to revert and select Advanced > Revert duplicate transcripts fix.

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