Review Alignment Files

Follow the steps below to assess and work on alignment requests sent to the Review Alignment Files state.

Alignment requests will be sent to the Review Alignment Files state based on your project's current alignment settings.
See more information on configuring alignment settings

Best Practice: Files that were rated PoorOK, and Good should be reviewed as there may be timing discrepancies between the transcript text and speech audio. If you have questions about the quality of the initial Alignment service, please follow this link to Alignment: Best Practices. 

Step 1- Click Review Alignment Files

Click on Review Alignment Files listed under Activity located on the left-hand side of the My Files view.

Transcript Alignment files for review

Step 2- Select file for review

Click the Review button next to the file that was submitted for the Transcript Alignment service that you would like to investigate. Note that each file in this section is given a rating ranging from Poor to Excellent. This rating is listed under the Accuracy column. 

Click Review

Step 3- Review areas of low confidence in the text

The text highlighted in orange indicates areas where potential alignment or encoding issues have been identified.

Navigate through the media file by clicking on the text. In addition, encoding issues with text display as ??s in addition to be highlighted.

Transcript Alignment Service preview

Step 4- Select action

After reviewing your file select from the following actions:

Edit Transcript and Re-submit for Alignment 

Should you hear a word in the audio that does not match the current text in the transcript and/or want to fix encoding issues, click Edit Transcript and re-submit for Alignment. (This does not incur any additional cost)


Upgrade to Full Transcription Service

Choose Upgrade to full transcription service to submit the media file for 3Play's transcription and captioning service. The cost of the transcription will be applied to the file, minus the cost of the alignment already incurred.


Cancel File

Cancels the transcript alignment service request.


Finalize Alignment

Completes the alignment process with current text on display.


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