Get Developer Access to Your Free Trial

To receive your API token, simply complete the following form and verify your email afterwards. While you’re waiting for your API token to arrive, familiarize yourself with our technical requirements and fair use policy below.

What you will need to get started:

  • Working knowledge of APIs
  • A video or audio file to transcribe
  • A command-line utility (such as CUrl) to make API calls
  • An API key (delivered after completion of form and verification of email)


Fair use policy:

To ensure all free trial users have equal access to the most accurate and powerful speech recognition engine ever released, we’ve put in place a fair use policy so that users can enjoy up to 10 hours of transcription for free for 30 days. If in future you need more than 10 hours, speak to our sales team for help.

What our customers say:


cloud transcription was fast, accurate, and easy to use.”

Jordan Cooper, Public Interest Podcast

“The documentation

was easily understood and the setup time not significant to incorporate the API into our workflows.”

David Sheffield, Verb8tm


with Speechmatics’ API was a piece of cake and we were using Speechmatics in production quickly.”

Steve Viola, Critical Mention