Tutorial: Emailing Audio Files to Quicktate
Emailing Audio Files
- You may email certain audio files to transcribe @ quicktate.com
- We accept the following audio types:
- • aac/AAC
- • aif/AIF
- • aiff/AIFF
- • amr/AMR
- • avi/AVI
- • m4a/M4A
- • mp3/MP3
- • mp4/MP4
- • wav/WAV
- • wma/WMA
- You may email several files at one time.
- Most mail service providers limit the size of email attachments. For example, Gmail limits each email message to 25 MB. In order to submit large audio files to Quicktate, you will need upload the file(s) from your computer to Quicktate. The Upload link can be found on your QuicktateTranscripts page.
- If you would like to email audio files to Quicktate, you must add to your profile the email address(es) you will send them from.
Emailing Audio Links
- You may email certain audio links to transcribe @ quicktate.com. Be sure your links are Public before submitting them.
- We accept the following audio links:
- • SoundCloud - Copy the link to your audio file from your browser's address bar and email to Quicktate.
- • Dropbox - Drop file into the Public folder; Right-click/control-click this file, then choose Dropbox > Copy Public Link. Email to Quicktate.
- • Google Voice
- • Google
- If your link is from another service, you will need to first download the file on your computer and then send the actual audio file to Quicktate.
CRITICAL EMAIL RULES
- A human does not read your email, so do not include any instructions - no one will see it.
- You will receive an email confirmation if you submitted a valid audio file or a valid link and your email "sent from" address is registered in your Quicktate profile.
- You will receive an email alert if you did not send a valid audio file or audio link, and your email address is registered in your profile.
- You will not receive any reply if your email "sent from" address is not registered in your Quicktate profile.
- You will not receive a reply if your email was too large and couldn’t be sent to Quicktate. Large files should be uploaded directly to Quicktate.