Spanish Alignment: Converting Transcripts to UTF-8

If the Spanish transcript you wish to submit is currently saved as a Microsoft Word document, follow the steps below to export/save your transcript as an UTF-8 encoded text file.


Step 1- Open the file in Microsoft Word

After opening the file in Word, please proofread your transcript before proceeding as the text submitted for the transcript alignment service is the exact text that will be synced to the corresponding media file. 

Microsoft Word UTF-8 export transcript


Step 2- Navigate to File > Save As

Microsoft Word File Save As



Step 3- Select Plain Text

Next to Format select Plain Text (.txt) and click Save.

Microsoft Word Save As Plain Text transcripts


Step 4- Choose UTF-8 Encoding

After clicking Save a pop-up menu appears.
Under Text Encoding, choose Other Encoding.
Then from the list of options select Unicode 6.0 UTF-8 and click OK.

Word Doc convert UTF-8 transcript

The transcript should now be saved to your computer as a .TXT file with UTF-8 encoding and is ready to be submitted for the transcript alignment service.

Have more questions? Submit a request


Please sign in to leave a comment.
Powered by Zendesk