How to Use Windows Media Player Transcription

By Contributing Writer

Transcribing digital content doesn’t have to be a daunting task. You can use Windows Media Player to transcribe your files, as it’s capable of slowing down your content without changing its tone or pitch. Armed with the latest free version of Windows Media Player, tackling any transcription job can done with ease.

Step 1

Open Windows Media Player. Select the track you'd like to play in Windows Media Player. Click “Play.”

Step 2

On the “View” menu, point to “Enhancements.”

Step 3

Go to the "Now Playing" option. Click “Play Speed Settings.”

Step 4

In the Enhancements section, move the “Play Speed” slider to the speed you require for the content.

Step 5

Select the “Slow,” “Normal” or “Fast” options.